Sam is a writer, actor, and media maker. She is the founder, creative director, and editor-in-chief at Millennial Ethics, a Brooklyn-based startup charting a new course for millennials with digital media that is intergenerational, impactful, and inclusive.
Millennial Ethics made it’s formal debut at the Made in NY media center by IFP with their 2017 Creative Founders Lab summer cohort and IFP Week’s 2017 Marketplace. She is currently developing an immersive concept about how we perceive fear in Trump’s America and a consulting producer on the upcoming feature, The Heart Stays, with Amerinda, Inc.
Most recently, she was a judge for SLC’s 2018 Cinefest, a reader for the 2018 JHRTS pilot competition at NYTVF, and covered a selection of programming as accredited press at the 35th Miami International film festival. She also moderated the panel on "Startups Revolutionizing the Film Industry" at Imagine This Productions 2018 Girl Power Film and Media Summit.
An alumnus of Sarah Lawrence College and Wadham College/University of Oxford, she got her start as an intern on Ramaa Moseley’s debut feature, The Brass Teapot (Magnolia Pictures/Atlantic Pictures). Other notable credits include: 1st AD on the narrative short, Cycle (from Anne Briggs/Marcus Johnson; DP Valentina Caniglia), production coordinator on Tabletalk (from Fishman Pictures and FullScreen; 2017 SeriesFest), the lead in Modanisa’s Just Like You campaign (from The Bayazids), and co-hosted with The Artist Co-Op (TAC) the NYC People's Hub for the 2017 Global People's Summit and Social Good.
Sam lives in New York City and is a proud member of NALIP, HRTS Associates NY (Board Member, Graphics; previously JHRTS NY Graphics Chair, 2017-2018), Jericho Project's Young Professionals Council (communications committee), L.O.C.A. (NY board member, marketing and strategic partnerships), IFP, Made in NY Media Center by IFP, NYWIFT, Dance Films Association, and Ellevate Network.