Sam Davis moved from small town Michigan to Los Angeles in 2012 and graduated from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts in 2016. His film Period. End of Sentence. won the Oscar for Best Documentary Short in 2019.

Sam has a background in cinematography, shooting commercials, music videos, documentaries, short and feature-length narrative films, and feature documentaries for Blumhouse Productions and Netflix Originals.

Sam’s contributions have gone beyond cinematography on projects like Period. End of Sentence. and Madaran. He produced, shot, edited, and sound-designed these films, both of which won awards at major festivals. Sam’s holistic approach to filmmaking has made him a versatile and mature storyteller.