Sara Sampson

Sampson PR

Based in New York, Sampson PR offers full service publicity support for independent films, filmmakers and talent. Sampson specializes in strategically preparing films for the U.S. film festival marketplace, theatrical & digital releases and awards season.

Past SXSW films represented include: Andrew Bujalski's SUPPORT THE GIRLS, Janicza Bravo's LEMON, Destin Daniel Cretton’s SHORT TERM 12 (*Winner, Grand Jury & Audience Award), Bill & Turner Ross’​ WESTERN (*Winner - Lone Star Award), Benjamin Dickinson's CREATIVE CONTROL (*Winner - Jury Award, Visual Excellence), Rick Alverson’s ENTERTAINMENT, Zachary Wigon’s THE HEART MACHINE, Mike Birbiglia's SLEEPWALK WITH ME, Sean Baker’s STARLET, Todd Rohal's THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM, David and Nathan Zellner's KID-THING.

Sampson has additionally led festival publicity campaigns for SXSW alumni directors including Adam Leon (TRAMPS), Anna Margaret Hollyman (MAUDE), David Gordon Green (PRINCE AVALANCHE), E. Chai Vasarhelyi (MERU), Geremy Jasper (PATTI CAKE$), Jeremiah Zagar (WE THE ANIMALS), Lynn Shelton (YOUR SISTER'S SISTER), Megan Griffiths (THE OFF HOURS), Tim Sutton's (DARK NIGHT, MEMPHIS), So Yong Kim (LOVESONG), Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala (GOODNIGHT MOMMY).

[Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.]