Samantha Pyra is a NYC filmmaker whose focus is on
creatively showcasing narrative and experimental
films & series
She is an accomplished filmmaker whose work has
screened at multiple national festivals including
Tribeca Film Festival for her directorial debut
of "Mysteries in NYC"
Samantha has been living and working in NYC
since 2011 after graduating with a BFA from the
Rochester Institute of Technology Film & Animation with
concentrations in Cinematography, Directing and
my goal is to create compelling visuals to tell - your story - collaboration is key
2017 Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival | Winner of Best Comedy | "With you for Life"
2016 Tribeca Film Festival, Games & Media Summit | Winner of Runner up | "Mysteries in NYC" Interactive Film
2015 Brooklyn Web Fest | Winner of Audience Award & Nomination for Best Actor | "Sensitive"
2015 Online Film Festival | Runner up | "59 Days in New York"
2015 Chain Film Festival| Official Selection | "59 Days in New York"
2015 Indie Works| Official Selection | "59 Days in New York"
2015 Katra Film Series| Official Selection | "59 Days in New York"
2014 Brooklyn Girls Film Fest | Official Selection | "No Method"
2011 RIT Film Selection | Honorable Mention | "Why Not Drift"
2010 George Eastman's 360|365 Film Festival | Official Selection | "Untitled: Experimental Short"