DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
SAMUEL V. AMEEN
ICG 600 Cinematographer and Camera Operator
Over 20 Years of Experience in Film, Television and Commercials
PO 27323, Los Angeles, CA 90027 | 213.705.3567 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Television Series and Specials, 1998-Present
Served as Camera Operator on eleven series on networks ABC, Amazon, CMT,
Discovery, NBC, Netflix and Canadian Broadcast Corp. Shot all episodes of Sneakerheads (2020), Downward Dog (2017), Betas (2014) and The New Normal (2014). Served as both Camera Operator and DP on network specials that include Jay Mohr: American Treasure (2020), Emmy-nominated Lost Presents: Mysteries of the Universe (2010), Blackish (2015) and Supernatural (2015) as well as reality series American Soldier (2005), Undetectables (2006) and How to Get the Guy (2006).
Feature Films, 1995-Present
Served as both Director of Photography and Camera Operator on ten
independent features which include films Tin Soldier (1995) by director/actor
Jon Voigt and Charlie’s Ghost Story (1995) by director/actor Anthony Edwards.
Among the films in notable festivals such as Sundance and Berlin have been
documentaries SOS: State of Security (2011) and Steal A Pencil for Me (2007) as
well as narrative feature Spark (1998). Credited as both DP and/or Camera
Operator in over 18 feature documentaries on subjects ranging from the Middle
East conflict to governmental fraud to the environment. Among most recent docs are My Name is Lopez (2021), Strip Down Rise Up (2021) and LIGO (2019).
2007 Robert E. Wise Award, Outstanding Cinematography, Discovery Channel’s Iraq: Front Line ER
2007 Telly Award, Discovery Channel’s Iraq: Front Line ER
2010 Emmy-nominated, Lost Presents: Mysteries of the Universe
Worked as both DP and Camera Operator on nearly 20 commercials for national
brands such the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard, Adidas, Craftsman Tools, Disney and Barbie.
American Film Institute, MFA, Cinematography 1993
Bentley University, BS, Administration 1986