Saravanan Sam

Saravanan Sam

Camera operator, director and director of photography in Singapore, Singapore

About Saravanan

In 2011, Saravanan graduated from Lasalle College of the Arts with a BA (hons) in Film with First Class Honors. Concurrently, he was also awarded the Lasalle Award for Academic Excellence for topping the Faculty of Media Arts.

It was at Lasalle, where he made his median foray in directing with the thesis film, Wild Dogs. Apart from winning an award for Best Editing at the 5th Singapore Short Film Awards, Wild dogs has also been officially selected to screen at the following festivals:
- Anchorage International Film Festival
- Toronto Independent Film Festival
- Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival

Saravanan was also the Director of Photography for ‘Hentak Kaki’, the short film that won the Best Short Film award at the 24th Singapore International Film Festival.

Most recently, Saravanan has been commissioned to direct 2 short films for the Singapore Art Museum, for their moving images gallery.

Name: Saravanan Sam

Lives in: Singapore, Singapore

Occupation: Camera Operator, Director, Director of Photography and Editor


  • Best Editing for Wild Dogs

  • Lasalle Award for Academic Excellence


  • Hot Water

    Hot Water (2012)
    Film (short) by Singapore Art Museum Director, Writer, Editor

  • Tug of War

    Tug of War (2012)
    Film (short) by Singapore Art Museum Director

  • Wild Dogs

    Wild Dogs (2011)
    Film (short) by Lasalle College of the Arts Director, Editor

  • Hentak Kaki

    Hentak Kaki (2011)
    Film (short) by Lasalle College of the Arts Director of Photography


  • Singapore Polytechnic

  • Lasalle College of the Arts

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