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Murray Native Will Sampson Discusses His Work In Film

Will Sampson

Will Sampson is a cinematographer and film maker who has worked on numerous projects including music videos, TV shows and films.  He grew up in Murray and recently came back to West Kentucky to film a music video for the Danish group, Lukas Graham, for their single "Love Someone."  The video has garnered over 13 million views on You Tube and features performances from several Murray residents and old friends of Sampson.

Sampson also recently won a competition for Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, directing a video for their single "You Worry Me." He credits much of his success to his education and connections made through his alma mater, Florida State University.

Sampson spoke with Austin Carter about how his various projects came about and what it's like to create content that is seen by millions of people worldwide.