Institute of Art Design + Technology
Dún Laoghaire

Sam Fallover 

BA [Hons] Film + Television Production

I am a final year student in Film and Tv Production and specialise in cinematography. I started out working in the advertising industry on commercials as a camera trainee from the age of 15. This is what really made me interested in filmmaking because I was constantly surrounded by the visual aspect of storytelling. I enjoy fast pace and exciting productions, I have shot and directed over 50 music videos exposing me to different characters and adapting to their styles. I have also shot many short films as part of my college experience.

The Tale of Felix

The tale of felix is a short film that I shot alongside the director Robert Bass. It was a fun short comedy film based on a guy with his pet goldfish felix with a dramatic journey. This was an enjoyable shoot to do alongside Rob and we wanted to shoot it in almost an animated style with the camera moves and colour grade. This was a new experience for me but I learned a lot and managed to use new equipment such as the probe lens. It was a challenge shooting with a 3 man crew but definitely taught me how to be as efficient as possible in a high pressure situation. Im overall happy with the final product and i'm looking forward to using these skills on future projects.

Gregg Toland’s contribution to the development of the image in cinema

A look into Gregg Tolands legacy and methods and how he paved the way for future cinematographers.