Oscar Sansom’s striking cinematic aesthetic and creative approach to filmmaking have been informed by his original background in photography and fine art. He crafts bold and sometimes surreal visions of the world, which celebrate and explore the human condition. A director with an uncompromising approach and extreme focus on detail, he is an expert in crafting powerful and emotive performances from actors and contributors. His technical expertise means he is not afraid to explore complex technical challenges in his work.
Oscar’s distinct style has enabled him to create powerfully arresting works across his extensive history in music video, broadcast commercials, documentary film and TV. Working with bands such as Biffy Clyro, Belle and Sebastian, Chvrches and Twin Atlantic and clients including Visit Scotland, RBS and Jura Whisky and government campaigns for Road Safety, Organ Donation and Police Scotland. Oscar’s work is driven by concept and he embraces writing and developing ideas independently as well as working with writers and agency creatives to realise their vision, collaborating regularly with agencies and broadcasters including The Leith Agency, The BBC, Frame, and STV.