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  • Making Moves Official Trailer

    It's here! The official trailer for Fullscreen's new dance drama Making Moves was released yesterday and had a great writeup in entertainment weekly. Created and directed by John Swetnam with Choregraphy by Chris Scott. Check it out! 

    Making Moves premieres May 25th only on Fullscreen. Click here to subscribe!  Samantha is an associate producer on Making Moves and (fun fact) the lead character's name is Sammie Simon. Coincidence? Nope. :) 

  • Life Grows On(line)

    A short film Samantha produced and starred in called Life Grows On is now on Vimeo!  LGO went to 8 festivals and won 3 awards including the Award of Excellence for Women Filmmakers at Indie FEST and the Kick Ass Short Film Award at LA Indie Film Fest. 

    Written and Directed By Alyson Andrews.

    Enjoy! 

  • FEAR, INC. at Tribeca Film Festival

    FEAR, INC. at Tribeca Film Festival

    Congrats to the entire Fear, Inc. team!! Fear, Inc. will have it's world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival on April 15th. 

    "Fear, Inc. was one of the best horror scripts I've read in a long time and Luke and Vince are two of my favorite people in this business. I'm beyond excited to be part of it and can't wait for people to see the final product." -Samantha Simon 

    Tribeca Film Festival

    Bloody Disgusting Article

    Variety Article

  • Evoke from EUXmedia on Vimeo.

    Evoke

    EVOKE is now LIVE ONLINE!

    Check out this beautiful short dance film I had the pleasure of working on last year. 

    Two dormant figures come alive, moving together with the urgency of a fleeting moment.

    A collaboration between LA-based dance duo Whyteberg, director Alexander Gabrielli, producer Christa Boarini and the award-winning production company EUXmedia. “Evoke” combines contemporary modern dance with a heightened visual aesthetic, exploring our instinctual need for communication and intimacy.

    CREDITS
    Directed by Alexander Gabrielli
    Produced by Christa Boarini
    An EUXmedia Production
    Co-produced by Alexander Gabrielli
    featuring the work of WHYTEBERG
    Starring Laura Berg & Gracie Whyte
    Original Music by Slow Meadow
    Costume Designer | Amanda Maciel Antunes
    Special Effects Make Up | Stefania Medeiros
    Hair Stylist | Bethany Johnson
    1st Assistant Director | Samantha Simon
    Director of Photography | Matthew Halla
    1st Assistant Camera | Kaela Rae Jensen
    2nd Assistant Camera | Damon Cirulli
    Gaffer | Auden Bui
    Key Grip | Sean Hunt
    Media Manager | Matthew Zell
    Production Assistants | Alexander Ruther, Jan Maehlen, Collin Leydon
    Editing and VFX | Alexander Gabrielli
    Catering | Full Moon Pickles

  • Fear, Inc.

    Fear, Inc.

    Last week, Samantha worked on Fear Inc., a new horror-comedy from writer Luke Barnett and director Vincent Masciale, best known for their viral videos on Funny or Die (Samantha work with them on A Message to Aaron Sorkin). Fear, Inc. stars Lucas Neff, Caitlin Stasey, Chris Marquette, and Stephanie Drake and is planned for release in 2016. 

  • That's A Wrap on 2014.

    2014 was a busy year for Samantha. Here is a brief look back at a crazy and fun year.  

    FEATURES:

    Drugs and Other Love - A comedy. Playing Sister Ester, a mormon missionary trying to save anyone who will listen. 

    America is Still The PlaceBased on true events and the novel, America is Still the Place, by Charlie Walker. Samantha plays Kathy Johnson, the reporter chasing the story. 

    Breaking Through - A gritty dance drama. Playing Emma, the main dance crew's friend with the party house. 

    OTHER:

    Life Grows On - short film Samantha produced and starred in went to 8 festivals and won 3 awards. 

    Light - a music video by up and coming R&B singer Conroe Brooks. Samantha produced and starred. 

    Jon and Jen are Married - the award winning web series directed by Greg Fitzsimmons. Party girl Peaches is introduced. 

    Bad First Dates - a pilot presenation directed by James Flynn

    History Channel - shot a series of selects. 

    Serious Business - an industrial for Kantola Productions directed by Tim Armstrong. 

    Rogue Machine Theatre - 24 hour play festival. 

    Happy New Year! On to the next one... 

  • Award of Excellence for Women Filmmakers

    Award of Excellence for Women Filmmakers

    Proud to Announce Life Grows On won the Award of Excellence for Women Filmmakers at Indie FEST. Congrats to everyone involved (especially all the lovely ladies)! 

  • NoHo Cinefest

    NoHo Cinefest

    Life Grows On will be playing at 11:00am this Sunday April 13th at the Laemmel theatre in North Hollywood as part of the NoHo Cinefest.