Sam has been passionate about films since he first picked up his parents' video camera as a child. Since then he has gone on to study film at University in Wales and America before teaching film and media studies at three different schools in the last ten years. He has worked extensively on educational films, shooting several school promotional films in each of the schools he has worked at.
He has worked with cre8ive schools on a film in a week and was funded by Kent County Council to create Drunk Eyes, a film on disaffected students in the Kent area warning about the dangers of alcohol.
Sam is also Director of Barnes Film Festival focused on developing filmmakers under the age of 25. His favourite director is Paul Thomas Anderson and his favourite film is Stand By Me.