Samantha is an audio engineer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur interested in exploring womanhood and social justice through digital media.

Her media activism as co-founder of FemBeat has been recognized by the Austin Chronicle as an Arts & Entertainment Criticks Pick for Best of Austin 2018, and led to the proclamation of Martha P Cotera Recognition Day by Mayor Steve Adler in Austin, Texas.

Her work as a director has been featured in festivals like Austin Short Film Fest, WAMMFest, and Babes Fest, and her work as an audio engineer in South by Southwest, Fantastic Fest, and Fusebox Festival.

She worked as a filmmaker and audio specialist in Austin, TX before relocating to Brooklyn, NY¬† to pursue a masters in Integrated Digital Media at NYU. She’s jumping into the world of immersive audio and mixed reality engineering!