Samantha is a digital media activist and entrepreneur. She currently studies Integrated Digital Media at NYU, working at the intersections of art, technology, and social justice.
As a director, she has been in festivals like Austin Short Film Fest, WAMMFest, and Babes Fest. Her work as an audio engineer has been a part of South by Southwest, Fantastic Fest, and Fusebox Festival programming.
The Austin Chronicle includes her work with FemBeat as a Criticks Pick for Best of Austin 2018. Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin, proclaimed August 25th Martha P Cotera Recognition Day at the premiere screening of FemBeat’s documentary film on the chicana feminist.
She worked as a filmmaker and audio specialist in Austin, TX before relocating to Brooklyn, NY.