Creative. Kinetic. Unforgettable.
SAMMY SILVER is a New York City-living Director, Producer, and Creative whose unique spark and attention to detail make him a great narrative filmmaker. Always evolving, Sammy’s hands-on artistic and directorial approach has revealed a vivid, imaginative body of work, combining evocative imagery with a unique gift for rich & meaningful storytelling.
His mission- big or small- is to celebrate the memorable moments that make you truly feel and connect. The multiple Emmy Award Winner has earned the accolades & the distinction across multiple platforms in both original content, film, sports, music & creative branding- that continue to inspire, elevate & shatter one’s expectations.
Sammy’s early career included directing and producing concerts at the University of Florida with the world’s legendary promoters including, The Rolling Stones, Notorious BIG, Bob Dylan, and Adam Sandler. He then debuted with ABC & ESPN, directing and writing opens / campaigns for major sporting events. Original spots include Stomp on Ice, The NFL Wildcard, Superbowl, Adele’s NBA Open, and NFL’s The Lord of the Rings. Sammy’s strong visual sense, combined with unconventional storytelling, earned him multiple Emmy® Award nominations and wins, catching the eye of HBO. As an Executive Producer and Director for HBO Creative, Sammy collaborated, directed, and produced original shoots for The Sopranos, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Real Time With Bill Maher, Def Poetry, HBO Docs, and Entourage. His team’s efforts were awarded the Grand Jury Prize at the NY Film & Video Festival for his work on Curb Your Enthusiasm. Not to mention, enjoying nominations and awards from the NYFF and Promax / BDA, prompting a focus on unique & original content/ direction with multiple networks, agencies & brands. Clients included: Maverick, Pepsi, NFL, NBA, Sony, and Disney, amongst others.