University of Southern California
B.A. Film Production
B.A. Interactive Media & Games
Sam Sandweiss was born and raised in sunny Tucson, Arizona. While only in high school, Sam won $10,000 for creating a 30-second commercial for Entertainment Publications. Since then Sam has attended college at USC's School of Cinematic Arts, where he double majored in Film Production and Interactive Media & Games. His film thesis, entitled Takanakuy (2014 dir. Austin Kolodney), won a Student Emmy for Best Comedy in 2015.
After school, Sam spent a year at Breakwater Studios as their Head of Production where he oversaw content creation for Syfy, Charles Schwab, Unity 3D and more. As a freelancer editor and assistant editor Sam has worked for a variety of companies and brands including ATTN, Caviar Content, Samsung, A&E, REI, Planned Parenthood, Roc Nation, Dun & Bradstreet, and many more.
Now, Sam is the Co-Founder and producer at Godmother Industries (GMI), a boutique film production company that specializes in genre filmmaking. GMI has just completed their first feature film, Head Count, which is slated to start its festival run in 2018.
To find out more about Godmother Industries visit www.wearegodmother.com.