Interview with Sam Mc Curdy BSC - Cinematographer of Game of Thrones and Lost in Space, Part 1. Filmmaking is MUCH more than just about the latest gear, and we had the opportunity to talk with Sam Mc Curdy BSC about his work as a Cinematographer on Lost in Space, Game of Thrones, and many other feature films and series. In the first part of this extensive interview, we talked about his career, film schools, and how you manage to shoot a Game of Thrones episode.
When he got his degree, he started working on film sets as a trainee, then moved up as loader, first A. C. , camera operator, to finally become a director of photography. Back in the days when productions were still shot on film, one of the only ways to learn your craft as a Cinematographer was to be on set - in fact, that is….