Samuel Henriques (Director of Photography)

After graduating from New York University Tisch School of the Arts in the mideighties, Henriques trained extensively with the Maysles Brothers. In a fortunate twist of fate, he won the won the Maysles Brothers Documentary Award at the 2009 Denver International Film Festival for his film, The Good Soldier, which he co-produced and shot. Sam was a D.P. on the Academy-Award nominee Angola; The Farm, which garnered him a Primetime Emmy for Non-Fiction Cinematography. He also shot Peabody-winner Riding The Rails for PBS’ “American Experience.” Sam’s extensive career includes filming for UNICEF on health issues in Ethiopia, AIDS in South Africa and child labor in the Balkans. Other notable films include The Klezmatics, My Architect, Harlem Diaries and Rocks with Wings. Sam recently DP-ed MTV’s Failosophy and NatGeo’s Armageddon 101; both premiered in February 2013. Sam lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters.