Sam Huntley is an independent filmmaker whose work encompasses commercials, short films and documentaries. He has a nuanced photographic style, capturing everyday moments in a natural and evocative way. He is known for drawing out authentic performances from his subjects and is equally comfortable working with actors, real people, kids and celebrities.
Sam has directed campaigns for a diverse range of clients including Coca-Cola, O2, McDonald’s, Nationwide, BT Sport, Barnardo's, Batchelors, NSPCC, Nespresso, HSBC, Vodafone, Italian Vogue and Kent & Curwen with David Beckham. His work has been featured on a wide variety of platforms including Shots, Campaign, 1.4, LBB, David Reviews, Wired magazine, Esquire, GQ and Dazed and Confused.
His films have been shortlisted at more than 40 international film festivals, winning awards in Melbourne, Cork, Kinsale, Siena, Raindance and the London Short Film Festival amongst others, as well as being broadcast by numerous national and international networks, including the BBC and Channel 4.
Sam is currently finishing post production on a long form documentary shot in the USA; an intimate portrait of Mary DeBoutez Zellmer Fenoglio, an eccentric curiosity store owner born and raised in rural Kansas. Another full length documentary, ‘Back Of Me Door’, a film about a group of teenagers in Stockport all dreaming of becoming professional darts players is also in production, whilst he is also currently developing various narrative projects.