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Sam Reid

Director of Photography

An AMPIA-nominated Director of Photography, Sam Reid’s love of cinema at an early age led him down the path towards a filmmaking career. His passion and natural ability for visual storytelling drove him towards working as a cinematographer in Edmonton and throughout Alberta.

Sam has shot feature films, shorts, documentaries, commercials and music videos. He is the co-owner of the Edmonton-based production company Guerrilla Motion Pictures which has produced award-winning films and commercial productions. Sam has had the opportunity to work in the lighting department under renowned cinematographers Ben Richardson (Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Fault in Our Stars) and Larry Smith (Eyes Wide Shut, Only God Forgives).

Recently, Sam has shot a short film Black and Blue (directed by Justin Kueber) which won an AMPIA and was nominated for Best Short Film in Alberta. It has screened in festivals all over the world including Cannes, Las Vegas, Montreal, Regina and back home in Edmonton.

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