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SAMSON LEARN

www.samsonlearn.com  | (902) 499.1938  | samlearn88@gmail.com


 

Cinematography/Camera Operator         

  • ARTparty, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia promotional video, 2015

  • NSCC International, documentary style shooting in Grenada, West Indies, 2015

  • Masculins, (dir Stephanie Young), various festivals, 2014

  • Gottingen Street for Scott Jones, promotional video, fundraiser co-organizer, 2013

  • Port City Events (various promotional projects), 2013-2014

  • Emma’s Show and Tell, short documentary film, (dir, Samson Learn), 2013

  • Expressions promotional video for DalOUT (Dalhousie University), 2013

  • St Pat’s, short documentary film, (dir Samson Learn), 2013

  • Keeping It Real, CBC comedycoup mini-series pilot (2nd camera op), 2013

  • Walking Home - Rain Over St. Ambrose, Atlantic Film Festival’s 10x10 music video challenge, 2013

  • Nova Scotia Government, various projects with Support4Sport & Support4Community,  2012-2013

  • No Different (dir Stephanie Young) 2012 - Winner: 1st place PSA video for Halifax Regional Police


 

Grip/Gaffer                

  • Arty, (NSCAD University, dir Nathan Boone), Atlantic Film Festival (2015), 2014

  • Scarlines (NSCAD University, dir: Stephanie Young), various festivals, 2013

  • Eighteen (NSCAD University, dir Stephanie Young), 2013

  • FRED. presents “Je t'aime... moi non plus”, 2013

  • No Different (dir Stephanie Young) 2012 - Winner: 1st place PSA video for Halifax Regional Police


 

On-Set Photography    

  • Frank (NSCC Screen Arts 2014 , dir Nick Rooney)

  • Trees Speak Breeze music video (2015, dir David Morris)

  • Scarlines (NSCAD 2013, dir Stephanie Young)

  • Eighteen (NSCAD 2013, dir Stephanie Young)

  • FRED. presents “Je t'aime... moi non plus”, (2013, dir Fred Connors)


 

Video Editor                

  • ARTparty, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia promotional video, 2015

  • Port City Events (various projects), 2013-2014

  • Emma’s Show and Tell, short documentary film, (dir, Samson Learn), 2013

  • Expressions promotional video for DalOUT (Dalhousie University), 2013

  • St Pat’s, short documentary film, (dir Samson Learn), 2013

  • Nova Scotia Government, various projects with Support4Sport & Support4Community,  2012-2013

  • Gottingen Street for Scott Jones, event promotion video, 2013


 

cont. on reverse

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCES:

  • Samson Photography, owner/operator        

  • Port City Events [May 2013 - current] Primary Photography/Video

  • The Coast [2013 - current] - Freelance Photographer


 

EDUCATION

  • Screen Arts @ Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), Waterfront Campus (2014-16)

  • BA, Community Studies @ Cape Breton University, Sydney Nova Scotia (2006-07)


 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS, TRAINING & AWARDS

  • Associate Member of AFCOOP since  2013

  • Student Member of CFAT since 2014

  • NSCC International acceptance and $500 bursary towards Cultural Entrepreneurship and Documentation Program GRENADA 2015: 1 of 5 students selected to travel as an NSCC ambassador and produce a documentary on Grenadian home remedies and traditional music in Grenada.

  • Film Set Safety Course, 2015

  • WHMIS 2015

  • OHS 2015

  • No Different (dir Stephanie Young) 2012, was the 1st place winner in a Public Service Announcement style short-film contest put on by the Halifax Regional Police as part of a campaign to raise awareness around men stopping violence against women, “Be More Than a Bystander”. I was the cinematographer and designed the lighting on this piece.