Sam brings experience to Chimney with live-action directing, VFX supervision, still photography, and architecture. His interdisciplinary background has solidified him as a highly sought-after artist for photorealistic CGI production. 

His work has been selected by NYC’s Museum of Modern Art for their permanent film collection and featured at AFI, Telluride Film Festival, and Chicago Children’s Film Festival. His work has also been nominated for 2 Webbys.

Sam has directed commercials for brands like Spectrum, Jose Cuervo, and Milk and supervised VFX spots for Chrysler, Wells Fargo and the U.S. Navy. Since joining as a founding partner of Chimney, he has been VFX supervising feature film work, alongside his commercial work.