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Sam Blair is a documentary filmmaker whose work is resolutely steered towards the cinema. A graduate of the UK’s National Film and Television School, since making his BFI funded debut feature, Personal Best, Sam has consistently worked with the UK’s most renowned documentary producers. In 2014 he directed Maradona ’86, an ESPN 30 for 30, produced by John Battsek for Passion Pictures. Sam went on to work with Passion again on the feature documentary Keep Quiet which premiered in the International Competition at the Tribeca Film Festival. In 2016 he directed the first episode of Captive, a Netflix original documentary series, executive produced by Simon Chinn and Doug Liman. 

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Date: 2018
Production (role):
MAKE US DREAM
Company:
Lorton Entertainment
Project details:
Director, Editor
Date: 2017
Production (role):
3/4
Company:
Sutor Kolonko
Project details:
Editing Consultant
Date: 2016
Production (role):
KEEP QUIET
Company:
Passion Pictures / AJH Films
Project details:
Director
Date: 2012
Production (role):
PERSONAL BEST
Company:
Magnified Pictures / BFI
Project details:
Director, Editor
TELEVISION
Date: 2021
Production (role):
1971: THE YEAR THAT MUSIC CHANGED EVERYTHING
Company:
Mercury Studios
Project details:
Editor

2 episodes
Date: 2021
Production (role):
THE ME YOU CAN'T SEE
Company:
RadicalMedia
Project details:
Director

1 episode
Date: 2016
Production (role):
CAPTIVE
Company:
Lightbox / Hypnotic / Netflix
Project details:
Director

1 episode
SHORT FILM
Date: 2015
Production (role):
SATURDAY
Company:
Magnified Pictures
Project details:
Editor
Date: 2014
Production (role):
MARADONA '86
Project details:
Director, Editor, Writer
Date: 2014
Production (role):
MALLWALKERS
Project details:
Supervising Editor
Date: 2014
Production (role):
WALTZ
Company:
Rankin Film Productions / Dazed / Channel 4
Date: 2013
Production (role):
THE REMEMBERED FILM
Company:
a_BAHN
Project details:
Editor

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): MAKE US DREAM
    Company: Lorton Entertainment
    Project details: Director, Editor
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): 3/4
    Company: Sutor Kolonko
    Project details: Editing Consultant
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): KEEP QUIET
    Company: Passion Pictures / AJH Films
    Project details: Director
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): PERSONAL BEST
    Company: Magnified Pictures / BFI
    Project details: Director, Editor
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): 1971: THE YEAR THAT MUSIC CHANGED EVERYTHING
    Company: Mercury Studios
    Project details: Editor

    2 episodes
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role): THE ME YOU CAN'T SEE
    Company: RadicalMedia
    Project details: Director

    1 episode
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): CAPTIVE
    Company: Lightbox / Hypnotic / Netflix
    Project details: Director

    1 episode
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): SATURDAY
    Company: Magnified Pictures
    Project details: Editor
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): MARADONA '86
    Company:
    Project details: Director, Editor, Writer
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): MALLWALKERS
    Company:
    Project details: Supervising Editor
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): WALTZ
    Company: Rankin Film Productions / Dazed / Channel 4
    Project details:
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): THE REMEMBERED FILM
    Company: a_BAHN
    Project details: Editor
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