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  • Bio
    Sam Tidman is a London based Production Designer and Art Director with over 10 years industry experience.

    He has worked with some of the industry’s biggest directors on projects shooting both here in the UK and worldwide

  • Awards

    • 2013 UK MVAs - Nominated For Best Art Direction
      (Dizzee Rascal feat. Robbie Williams)
    • 2012 UK MVAs - Nominated For Best Art Direction (The Shoes)
    • 2011 UK MVAs - Nominated For Best Art Direction (Plan B)
    • 2010 UK MVAs - Winner Best Art Direction (Plan B)
    • 2009 UK MVAs - Nominated For Best Art Direction (Take That)
  • Selected Commercials

  • Samsung
    Outsider
    Scott Lyon
  • Sky Bet
    Somesuch
    Bob Harlow
  • Sky Sports
    Outsider
    Scott Lyon
  • AA
    Outsider
    Scott Lyon
  • O2
    Friend
    Tim & Joe
  • Now TV
    Bare Films
    Simon Willows
  • Diesel / iD
    Partizan
    ABCDCD
  • Vauxhall
    Somesuch
    Bob Harlow
  • Protect Your Bubble
    Partizan
    Alvise Avati
  • Asda
    VCCP
    Georgi Banks Davis
  • MOBOs
    ITV
    Huse Monfaradi
  • Soreen
    Blink
    Joseph Mann
  • Asda
    VCCP
    Georgi Banks Davis
  • Camay
    Partizan
    ABCDCD
  • Radio 1
    Red Bee
    Tim & Joe
  • Ryvita
    Blinkink
    Gregg Barth
  • Nescafe
    Dark Energy
    Jamie Childs
  • Camay
    Friend
    Tim & Joe
  • Vodaphone
    Academy
    Marcus Söderlund
  • Carex
    Friend
    Wriggles & Robins
  • TK Maxx
    Partizan
    AB/CD/CD
  • Netflix
    Some Such & Co.
    George Belfield
  • Curry’s
    Rogue Films
    Saam Fahramand
  • Apollo
    Some Such & Co.
    Bob Harlow
  • Tesco
    Some Such & Co.
    Kim Gehrig
  • Virgin Media
    Moxie Pictures
    James Griffiths
  • Samsung
    Partizan
    AB/CD/CD
  • Talk Talk Idents
    Academy
    Us
  • Tesco
    Some Such & Co.
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Batchelors
    Blink
    Tomas Mankovsky
  • Samsung
    Pulse Films
    Thirtytwo
  • BBC Licence Fee
    Red Bee Media
    Thirtytwo
  • Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model
    Sky
    Trudy Bellinger
  • L’Oreal
    Bare Films
    Fred Garcon
  • Lurpak
    Outsider
    Scott Lyon
  • Mini Cooper
    Partizan
    Matthias Horne
  • Adidas
    Some Such & Co.
    So Me
  • BBC
    Red Bee Media
    Anthony Dickenson
  • L’Oreal
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • Asda
    Pulse Films
    John Dower
  • Direct Line
    Academy
    Walter Stern
  • Tesco
    2AM
    Luke Snellin
  • Virgin Media
    Pulse Films
    Anthony Dickenson
  • NFL
    Partizan
    Tim Roper
  • Relentless
    Pulse Films
    Ross Cairns
  • GSK
    Outsider
    Scott Lyon
  • O2
    Caviar London
    AG Rojas
  • Nike
    Pulse Films
    John Dower
  • Honda
    2AM
    James Caddick
  • L’Oreal
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • BBC
    Red Bee Media
    MJ Delaney
  • Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model
    Sky
    Trudy Bellinger
  • Virgin Media
    Partizan
    Michael Williams
  • Ladbrokes
    Crossroads
    Russell Bates
  • Low Low
    Pulse Films
    Ian Bonholte
  • Starbucks
    Partizan
    Hoku & Adam
  • Dettol
    Crossroads
    Katie Bell
  • Head
    Partizan
    Valerie Pirson
  • Vitamin water
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • Barclaycard
    Crossroads
    Trudy Bellinger
  • First Choice
    Partizan
    Patrik Bergh
  • Unum
    Partizan
    Ariel Kleinman
  • Chivas
    2AM
    John Dower
  • George At Asda
    Crossroads
    Katie Bell
  • Swatch
    Partizan
    Chris Cairns
  • AGE UK
    2AM
    Becky Martin
  • Studio Canal Idents
    Devilfish
    Grant Gilbert
  • Vodaphone
    2AM
    John Dower
  • George At Asda
    Flynn Productions
    Orlando Cubitt
  • Canal + Idents
    Devilfish
    Lee Edwards
  • Pokerstars
    Partizan
    Steven Cafiero
  • The Prince’s Trust
    Partizan
    Niall Downing
  • Milk & More
    Partizan
    Niall Downing
  • George At Asda
    Partizan
    Poppy De Villeneuve
  • Knorr
    Partizan
    Niall Downing
  • Doritos
    Partizan
    Chris Cairns
  • Carphone Warehouse
    Partizan
    Eric Learner
  • Kerrang Idents
    Box Television
    Nicholas Bentley
  • McCains
    Partizan
    Chris Cairns
  • Smirnoff
    Love
    Muto Masahi
  • Mars
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • VW
    Partizan
    Dominic Murphy
  • Singapore Tourist Board
    Partizan
    Olivier Gondry
  • O2
    Partizan
    Saam Fahramand
  • Landrover Freelander
    Partizan
    Chris Cairns
  • PC World
    Partizan
    Olivier Gondry
  • Powertape Viral
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Vision Express
    Partizan
    Valerie Pirson
  • Minder
    ASD Lionheart
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Nokia
    Partizan
    Saam Fahramand
  • Adidas
    Partizan
    Thomas Hilland
  • Leicester Highcross
    Independent
    Joost Van Gelder
  • PC WORLD
    Partizan
    Olivier Gondry
  • Gaymers
    Flynn Productions
    Karni & Saul
  • Scottish Government
    HLA
    Kjetil Njoten
  • Nike
    ASD Lionheart
    Daniel Wolfe
  • VW Touareg
    Independent
    Dylan Harrison & Feargal Balance
  • The Observer
    Partizan
    Valerie Pirson
  • Tower Hamlets Viral
    ASD Lionheart
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Butlins
    Jelly
    Jez Murrell
  • Channel Five Idents
    Partizan
    Leslie Ali
  • Rugby World Cup Titles
    ITV Sport
    John McKenna
  • Terry’s Chocolate Orange
    Partizan
    Chris Cairns
  • Boots Soltan
    Independent
    Daniel Levi
  • VW
    Bare Film Company
    Sam Leifer
  • Grazia
    Partizan
    Team Stush
  • ING
    HSI London
    Simon Henwood
  • Orange
    Independent
    Daniel Levi
  • Smirnoff Red
    Flynn Productions
    Sam Brady
  • PS3
    Flynn Productions
    Paul Gore
  • Selected Music Videos

  • Kasabian “Eez-Eh”
    Partizan
    Aitor Throup
  • Paloma Faith “Can’t Rely On You”
    Some Such & Co.
    Paul Gore
  • Katy Perry “Unconditional”
    Collaboration Factory / Passion Raw
    Brent Bonacorso
  • Dizzee Rascal feat Robbie Williams “Going Crazy”
    Colonel Blimp
    Andreas Nilsson
  • Saturdays “Gentlemen”
    NTSH
    Trudy Bellinger
  • Paloma Faith “Picking Up The Pieces”
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • Florence & The Machine “Never Let Me Go”
    Partizan
    Tabitha Denholm
  • Jessie J “Laserlight”
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • Delilah “Love You So”
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • The Shoes “Time To Dance”
    2012 UKMVA BEST ART DIRECTION
    Some Such & Co.
    NOMINATED
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Britney Spears “Criminal”
    Academy
    Chris Marrs Pilliero
  • Nero “Promises”
    Pulse Films
    Ben Newman
  • Parade “Perfume”
    Pulse Films
    Emil Nava
  • Diane Bromfield “Foolin”
    Crossroads
    Trudy Bellinger
  • Chase & Status “Time”
    Love
    Lindy Heyman
  • The Wanted “Gold Forever”
    Bikini
    Nigel Dick
  • Imelda May “Inside Out”
    Love
    Lindy Heyman
  • DOTH “If I Were You”
    Between The Eyes
    Eran Creery
  • Plan B “Love Goes Down”
    Some Such & Co.
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Rumer “Aretha”
    Some Such & Co.
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Rita Ora “Uneasy”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Plan B “The Recluse”
    2011 UKMVA BEST ART DIRECTION
    Partizan
    NOMINATED
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Mark Ronson “The Bicycle Song”
    Partizan
    Warren Fu
  • Ting Tings “Hands”
    Partizan
    Warren Fu
  • Ollie Murs “Please Don’t Let Me Go”
    Partizan
    Ollie Evans
  • Marina & The Diamonds “Oh No”
    Partizan
    Kinga Burza
  • Plan B “Prayin”
    2011 UKMVA BEST ART DIRECTION
    Partizan
    WINNER
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Richard Ashcroft “Born Again”
    Partizan
    Alex Courtes
  • Plan B “Stay Too Long”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Marina & The Diamonds “Hollywood”
    Partizan
    Kinga Burza
  • Mika “Blame It On the Girls”
    Colonel Blimp
    Nez
  • Florence & The Machine “You Got The Love”
    Partizan
    Tom & Tabitha
  • Duck Sauce “Anyway”
    Between The Eyes
    Eran Creery
  • James Morrison “Get To You”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Alphabeat “The Spell”
    Flynn Productions
    Toben Seymour
  • Basement Jaxx “Feelings Gone”
    Spring 69
    Andy Soup
  • Bats For Lashes “Pearls Dream”
    Partizan
    Nima Nourizadah
  • Preston “Dressed to Kill”
    Partizan
    Ollie Evans
  • Tempertrap “Sweet Disposition”
    Crossroads
    Barnaby Roper
  • Take That “Said it All”
    Love
    Lindy Heyman
  • Take That “Up All Night”
    2010 UKMVA BEST ART DIRECTION
    Partizan
    NOMINATED
    Daniel Wolfe
  • X-Factor Winners
    Flynn Productions
    Nick & Alex
  • The View “Shock Horror”
    PTE
    Dan & Julian
  • Aleesha Dixon “The Boy Does Nothing”
    Partizan
    Michael Gracey
  • Sugarbabes “Here Come The Girls”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Zutons “Wat’s Your Problem?”
    Factory
    Scott Lyon
  • Snow Patrol “Take Back The City”
    Partizan
    Alex Courtes
  • Coldplay “Lovers In Japan”
    Between The Eyes
    Matt Whitecross
  • Ladyhawke “Paris Is Burning”
    Love
    Casper Balslev
  • Black Kids “Hurricane Jane”
    Partizan
    Rozan & Schmeltz
  • Blackout Crew “Put A Donk On It”
    Bikini
    Andy Soup
  • Kano “Hustler”
    Colonel Blimp
    Nez
  • Duffy “Warwick Avenue”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Hadouken “Declaration Of War”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Pendulum “Propane Nightmares”
    CC Lab
    Tim Qualtrough
  • Late Of The Pier “The Bears Are Coming”
    Partizan
    Saam Fahramand
  • Leon Marie “Bed Of Nails”
    Bikini
    Andy Soup
  • Palladium “White Lady”
    Colonel Blimp
    Nez
  • H20 “Whats It Gonna Be”
    Between The Eyes
    Johnny Malachi
  • Sonny Jim “Enfent Terrible”
    HSI London
    Diamond Dogs
  • Does It Offend You yeah? “Rockstars”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Kings Of Leon “Charmer”
    HSI London
    Robert Hales
  • Roisin Murphy “Let Me Know”
    Partizan
    Daniel Wolfe
  • Reverend & The Makers “He Said He Loved Me”
    Crossroads
    Tim Pope
  • The Dead 60s “Stand Up”
    Flynn Productions
    Barnaby Roper
  • Noisettes “Scratch Your Name”
    Colonel Blimp
    Sarah Chatfield
  • Beverley Knight “After You”
    HSI London
    Ansy Hylton
  • Air Traffic “Shooting Star”
    Crossroads
    Terry Timely
  • Reverend & The Makers “Heavy Weight Champion of the World”
    Factory
    Scott Lyon
  • Jack Sevoretti “Between The Minds”
    Flynn Productions
    Karni & Saul
  • Justice “D.A.N.C.E.”
    Partizan
    Saam Fahramand
  • Jack Penate “Torn On The Platform”
    Crossroads
    Tim Pope
  • Ordinary Boys “I Luv U”
    Flynn Productions
    Nick Collett
  • Scott Mathews “Dream Song”
    Flynn Productions
    Karni & Saul
  • Westlife “The Rose”
    Flynn Productions
    Alex Hemming
  • Fedde Le Grand “Put your Hands Up For Detroit”
    Alchemy
    Marcus Adams
  • Concretes “On The Radio”
    Independent
    Daniel Levi
  • Graham Coxon “You And I”
    Flynn Productions
    Barnaby Roper
  • Massive Attack “False Flags”
    Flynn Productions
    Paul Gore
  • Concretes “Chosen One”
    Independent
    Daniel Levi
  • Plan B “No Good”
    Independent
    Daniel Levi
  • Selected Short Films

  • An Arms Length
    Somesuch
    Max Weiland
  • Roger Waters “The Wall”
    Grasshopper Films
    Sean Evans
  • Where’s The Money George?
    Partizan
    Quentin Dupieux
  • Albert Landers
    One Dot Zero
    Richard Fenwick
  • Live Earth
    HSI London
    David Blanco
  • The Fallen Eye
    HSI London
    Simon Henwood
  • Selected TV

  • Jamie’s Family Christmas 5 x 30min Episodes
    Fresh One Productions
    Niall Downing
  • Selected Events/Live/Other

  • Sony Experia Launch
    Jotta
    Jotta/Marshmallow Laser Feast
  • Royal Wedding Studio Dress
    CNN
  • “Budweiser Bud Bar” Design
    Fallon
  • Kanye West European Tour
    HSI London
    Simon Henwood
  • The Klaxons Glastonbury Stage Show
    Partizan
    Saam Fahramand
  • Selected Photographic

  • Agent Provocateur Look Book
    Agent Provocateur
    Anita Aschberg
  • Summer Trends Story
    Telegraph Magazine
    Beth Evans
  • Esprit Catalogue
    Barnaby Roper
  • Vagabonds Album Cover Shoot
    Studio Fury
    Andy Whitton
  • Dining Story
    Observer Magazine
    Beth Evans
  • Christmas Gift Guide
    Observer Magazine
  • Trends Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Damien Russell
  • Hard-Fi Press Shots
    Universal Music
    Ellis Parrinder
  • Xmas Gift Guide Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Beth Evans
  • Summer Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Ellis Parrinder
  • Modigiliani / Erin O Conner Cover Iris
    Guardian Magazine
  • Fashion Graduates Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Ellen Nolan
  • Gardening Interiors Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Anders Gramer
  • Sports Fashion Editorial
    Wallpaper*
    Barnaby Roper
  • Fashion Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Ellen Nolen
  • Sofa Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Allun Callender
  • French Riviera Fashion Editorial
    Wallpaper*
    Barnaby Roper
  • Ethical Living Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Tom Craig
  • Christmas Gift Guide Cover Editorial
    Observer Magazine
    Tom Craig
  • The Puritans Cover Editorial
    Observer Food Monthly Magazine