Sam Francisco was first introduced to stage acting and playwriting through her magnet high school where she received a Theater Major. During this time she ran 35mm projection at the local movie theater and was told many of her scripts looked better as screenplays. Thus continuing her education in Film and Media Arts as well as Communications at the University of Tampa. Her passion for writing flourished during this time and she has written many scripts including a feature called Behind Closed Doors which she filmed a trailer for in her senior year. During her Bachelors degree, she also got the privilege to do an internship at the Cannes Film Festival with Summit Entertainment. She also completed several short projects of her own, worked on many student films, a local feature film (As Night Falls), and short film (Caged Dreams). Currently she works on a variety of projects in the Tampa area and has many project of her own in multiple stages of production. Her love of film productions has pushed her to be a creative self starter, looking for opportunities around every corner. She hopes to one day own a production studio with a coffee shop below to host live performances and open mic competitions.
Name: Sam Francisco
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Director, Filmmaker, Production Assistant, Screenwriter, Script Supervisor and Assistant Director
Commercial by Co.MISSION Content Group Production Assistant PA for two Co.MISSION commercials assisting with runs, art department needs, wardrobe needs, escorting talent, and craft.
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 2016
Internet by Jash Production Assistant Live stream event for Sports Illustrated, my duties included handling runs, pick up and drop off of equipment, as well as any other needs found during production.
The Kamasutra Garden
Film (Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Before his visit to the "The Kamasutra Garden", William had never been to a brothel. Tucked away in a remote desert town in Nevada, "The Kamasutra Garden" was not just a business for pleasure. The girls were young, beautiful and every man's fantasy. However, William soon discovered the complex lives and secrets of the women who worked there.
Law & Order SVU
Series by NBC Production Assistant Day Player for this popular crime show.
TBS Instant Christmas
by Sankaty Productions Production Assistant Day Player for this reality Christmas special set to air on TBS in December, I primarily assisted with production runs and background releases.
Carnival Cruise Live
by Clair Global Production Assistant Live broadcast for Carnival's new ship the Vista where I assisted with load in and out of gear, meals, and was assigned to the control room during filming.
Television (Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Alexis, Brooke, and Traci are in a dating rut. They decide to take matters into their own hands and try many unconventional dating methods. Throughout the process, they discover who they are as women and what they want in a man. This adventure includes Alexis's "Odd Jobs" journey, Brooke's acting career, and Traci's animal charity. While chasing their dreams, they hope to find their "dream man." Written by Stefanie M. Davis
Film (Short and Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Fifteen strangers come together for support and leave with something quite different. Little do they know their host, Theodore Brice, has a different plan for their recoveries. Suck it, Michael Moore.
The Emerald Pendant
Film (Short) Sound department Add a Plot »
Film (Short, Action and Drama) Sound department His very life hanging in the balance Parker risks it all to reveal the truth. Can he trust his family or friends in this lightning fast thriller? Who will pay the ULTIMATE price to keep the secret? As a political aid to a high powered Senator, is what Parker and his colleagues discovered about their esteemed boss true? Will he betray his mentor or stand up for what he knows is right? Enlisting the support of his childhood best friend will alter both of their lives...forever. Written by Anonymous
The Secret World of Recovery
TV Movie (Documentary) Editorial department USA Today and NY Times bestselling novelist/journalist, Leslie Glass, and her columnist/screenwriter daughter, Lindsey, cross the country reporting on life after surrender, and reveal some of their own story along the way. This groundbreaking documentary of hope is the first to reveal the facts of life on the other side of addiction, and what it takes for families to heal. Written by Anonymous
As Night Falls
Film (Action, Comedy and Horror) Miscellaneous Crew 10 year old Amelia's parents think it's time for her to go to sleep permanently, leaving her broken body in a silent shallow grave. 50 years later, Mommy and Daddy are back from hell, intent on wreaking the same deadly discipline on anyone not in bed by nightfall. Sisters Holly and Elizabeth are losing their minds, and their friends are losing their heads. Something evil has crashed the party, but no-one knows what they are fighting. When the girl's brother, Charlie, arrives, he completes the family group and the kids start to find out what firm parenting really means. Written by Pop Gun Pictures
Film (Short, Action, Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew An MMA trainer, Mac, adopts his deceased friend's son, Randy, and trains him to be a professional fighter.
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Sound department Growing up with a single mom, Alice never thought she would fall in love. In this modern day romance, there's a lot more than meets the eye. Through a complete stranger, Alice is able to find the true meaning of what it feels like to never be alone again. Written by Anonymous
Chase of the Wolf
Film (Short and Drama) Director Add a Plot »
Film (Short, Action, Crime and Drama) Art department Kevin Waterman (Paul Hickert) is a troubled ex-Vice Detective. When his old partner and friend Glenn Books is murdered by the Mob, he has nothing left but revenge. His journey leads him to the heart of the cities crime syndicate and will cause him to question everything he believes. Written by The Source
University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)