Sam says hi!

We’re delighted to have a new member of the team! Sam Berliner (he/they) comes to us from the wilds of the Pacific Northwest where he worked at Three Dollar Bill Cinema and directed Translations: the Seattle Transgender Film Festival from 2013 to 2019.

Sam is a filmmaker and animator best known for his engaging and accessible films about gender nonconformity. His award-winning short films, Dating Sucks: A Genderqueer Misadventure, Genderbusters, Perception and Float have screened at over 300 film festivals around the world and are distributed by the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre. He is currently in pre-production on Episode 2 of the Dating Sucks webseries. Sam leads workshops and gives presentations about gender at various organizations and schools. He holds an MFA in Cinema from San Francisco State University and a BA from Smith College.

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