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Samantha Shada
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Directing for stage and screen.
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Los Angeles

United States

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Filmmaker Samantha Shada engages in elevating platforms for female-centric stories. Her narrative short films, Beauty School and Sexless, both premiered at the Oscar Qualifying LA Shorts International Film Festival before broadcasting world wide on ShortsTV with DirectTV. Sam’s script adaptation of Willa Cather’s The Song of the Lark participated in Sundance Co//abs, Stowe Story Labs at the Sidewalk Film Festival, and the Joan Scheckel Filmmaking Labs. Sam holds a film degree from Emerson College and sees her work in the industry as a continual education. Her resume includes time at notable companies such as The William Morris Agency, the United Talent Agency, Sony Pictures Studios, Universal Pictures and Overbrook Entertainment. Sam programmed Seeking Our Story, a Hollywood based screening series featuring influential films directed by women.

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