SAM ROFFEY 1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

ABOUT


BIO

Sam Roffey is a First Assistant Director (1st AD) specialising in the production of scripted and non-scripted television, television commercials, feature films, short films, music promos, live sessions, and fashion shoots. Sam has been working in the TV and film industry for twelve years and has worked as a 1st AD for the last six years.

In addition to the UK and the Republic of Ireland, Sam has experience working in Italy, Barbados, and the United States. Sam's most recent television credits include Series Two of Channel Four Comedy Drama 'Hullraisers' and Season Nine of the BBC's BAFTA-winning series 'Horrible Histories.'

A compassionate AD, whose respect for filmmaking has led him to collaborate with award-winning talent globally and most recently with Academy Award® and BAFTA-winning filmmakers, Ross White & Tom Berkeley. A detailed and dependable scheduler, as well as a trusted collaborator in the pre-production and production process, Sam's determination to ensure a secure and reassured working environment is paramount to his 'Slow is smooth and smooth is fast' style of running a professional film set.


CV & TRAINING CERTIFICATES

+ Sam Roffey 1st AD CV.pdf

+ 1st Option H&S Passport Certificate.pdf

+
The Mark Milsome Foundation - Film & TV Online Safety Passport Course Certificate.pdf

+ Tackling Harassment & Bullying At Work Certificate.pdf


EXPERIENCED WORKING WITH

SPECIALIST PERSONNEL 
Intimacy Coordinators, Stunt Coordinators, Stunt Performers,  Dance Choreographers, Armorers, Steadicam Operators,  Water Safety Teams, Drone Operators, Chaperones, VFX & SFX Supervisors, Horse Masters, and Animal Wranglers.

SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT 
Low Loaders, Tracking Vehicles, Techno Cranes, Motion Control, Wire Rigs, Underwater Housing, 16mm & 35mm Film.

ANIMALS  
Horses, Dogs, Macaques & Snakes.

VFX
Green/Blue Screen & Crowd Replacement.

SFX
Pyrotechnics, Fire & Rain FX, Smoke, Squibs, Firearms, Weaponry & Blanks.

MISC
Remote Director, High Profile Talent, Large Crowds, Underwater Filming, Complex One-Shot Scenes, Car Chase Sequences, Boat Filming, Night Shoots and Multinational Shoots.

BUDGETS 
Feature Film
Band: C1
£2.5m<£5m

Television
Band: 2B
£850k<£2.0m per hour

SOFTWARES
Movie Magic Scheduling 6 & Final Draft 10

COUNTRIES WORKED IN
The UK & The Republic of Ireland, Italy, Barbados and the United States of America.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN 
BBC Working with Children Awareness Training (Valid Till July 2024)

DBS CHECKED
(Sep 2022)


MEMBERSHIPS


WORK BROADCASTED ON TV CHANNELS



WORK SELECTED AT FESTIVALS



VISITING TUTOR

Sam is a regular visiting tutor for students on the
'Assistant Directing & Floor Management Course' at
the National Film & Television School in Beaconsfield.




AGENCY

Represented by Loop Talent
Contact Matt Clinch for all work enquires:
matt@looptalent.co.uk
+44203 488 6599
www.looptalent.co.uk