Samuel W. Reed
Samuel W. Reed
Writer + Producer + Storyteller

Samuel W. Reed

WRITER  •  PRODUCER  •  STORYTELLER

Samuel W. Reed is a screenwriter, creative producer, and content creator with a keen insight for emotionally impactful, character driven stories for film, documentary, television, web, & more.   From critically acclaimed independent projects to productions by Sony Pictures Entertainment and SXSW award-winning films, his talent can be seen virtually everywhere.  A frequent collaborator with notable producers, directors, actors, and writers, Sam has gained a reputation for his thoughtful dedication to his craft and his ability to play nice with others.  


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Projects


 
 
 
 

AAAH!  ROACH!!

(Feature Film)

When a fraternity stunt unleashes a swarm of flesh eating cockroaches on a college campus, students and faculty start disappearing, prompting Chief Security Officer Johnson to find the mysterious killer before his daughter Bree, who goes to the school, is in harms way.  But with the Dean's fundraising Gala set for Friday night, the clock is ticking.

FEATURE FILM, COMING SOON! 

Take me to the river

(Feature Film)

A powerful documentary about the historical and cultural importance of some of America's most recognized songs from the sixties which defined an era of social consciousness and artistic liberation.  The film follows the recording of a new album featuring legends from Stax records in Memphis as they mentor and pass on their musical knowledge and heritage to the artists and stars of tomorrow.

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The Human Condition

(Comedy Webseries)

The Human Condition is a comedy web-series shot in the vein of a nature documentary about one of the most peculiar beasts on Earth...  Mankind.  Guided by our quirky narrator, the series focuses on our three specimen:  Keith, the alpha; Brandon, the charming renegade; and Arnie, the runt of the litter.  Together they will help us unlock the deepest mysteries of...  The Human Condition.

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THE FABULIST 

(Novel)

Failed novelist and dispirited blogger Frank Shaw is hired to cover the Maui Classic Invitational, a pre-season collegiate basketball tournament in Hawaii over Thanksgiving. But after meeting a cute bartender he wants to impress at the resort, he dismisses his assignment and sets out on a path toward self-discovery, mind-bending adventure, and quite possibly love.


CinemAbility

(Feature Film)

This documentary examines the ever-changing portrayals of disability storylines in film, TV, & the web to see if the media has had a hand in transforming the societal inclusion of people with disabilities.  Interviews with A-List Celebrities, Filmmakers, Studio Executives, and Film Historians focus attention on the powerful impact the media can have on society.

www.CinemAbility.com

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Beyond Valkyrie:  
Dawn of the Fourth Reich

(Feature Film)

At the end of WW2, as an inside group of Nazi turncoats attempt Valkyrie, a secret US military team is sent to extradite valuable Western assets from the Ukraine border.  But when the Americans stumble across a clandestine plot by German Officers to confiscate millions in gold bullion, it's up to the Covert Team to stop them, or prepare to face a whole new Reich in an even greater war. 

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The other Country
featuring Burlap to Cashmere

(Feature Film)

The band's back together in this awesome road trip movie featuring all-new, all-live recorded music from the amazing Dove Award Winning band Burlap to Cashmere.  After a 10 year hiatus, the band's got to get to California for a one time engagement they can't pass up.  But with new relationships, painful memories, and old crosses to bear it won't be easy.  But after seeing The Other Country, they start to remember what it is that this life's supposed to be all about.

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You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
— Mark Twain

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CREATIVE Services

  • Story Development
  • Revisions, Re-writes, & Polishes
  • Copy-editing & Proofreading
  • Ghostwriting
  • Producing, Budgeting, Scheduling, Line Producing

The Shortlist

  • Creative Executive at Gold Pictures, Inc.  2010-current
  • Co-producer on Aaah! Roach, (2015-2018)
  • Co-producer on CinemAbility (2008-2018)
  • Co-producer on The Human Condition (2012-2014)
  • Co-produced video content for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, The Media Access Awards, Gold Pictures, The CinemAbility Foundation, & more.

NOTABLE WORK


2017

-"Hi-8" (feature screenplay) - written by
-"Double Edged Swords" (feature action screenplay) Dobie Media Productions - written by
-"The Fabulist" (novella) - writer
-"Giant Stride" (feature drama screenplay) Living Water Productions - re-write/polish

2016

-"Blind Ambition" (feature drama screenplay) based on the memoir "How Sweet the Sound," by Robert Baron Shaw, III, with Jenni Gold - screenplay by
-"Aaah Roach" (feature horror/comedy screenplay) story by Jenni Gold - co-producerscreenplay by
-"High School Crush" (feature thriller screenplay) UFO International - written by
-"Untitled VR Project" (TV bible) created by Brett Leonard & Rob Weiss - ghostwriter

2015

-"Beyond Valkyrie: Dawn of the 4th Reich" (feature action screenplay) Sony Pictures Entertainment - ghostwriter
-"The Day I Became Black" (comedy TV pilot) created by Bill Posley - re-write/polish 
-"Rhapsody in June" (feature romantic screenplay) Larry Levinson Productions - written by
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"War at Home" (drama TV pilot) created by Bill Posley - teleplay by

2014

-"CinemAbility" (feature documentary) - co-producer, writer, narration by, researcher
-"Sleep Deprivation" (feature horror screenplay) story by Brett Leonard & Brandon Henry Rodriguez - screenplay by
-"Cannabis Crew" (comedy web series) - created by Ross Francis - teleplay by

2013

-"Take Me To The River" (feature documentary) - narration by
-"Doll on a Music Box" (feature drama screenplay) based on the memoir by Mimi Fraser - written by
-"The Human Condition" (comedy web series) Nomadic Entertainment - teleplay by

2012

-"The Other Country: Starring Burlap to Cashmere" (feature screenplay) story by Brett Leonard - screenplay by
-"
Lucky" (family adventure feature screenplay) story by Jenni Gold - screenplay by
-"Ryann Watters and the Shield of Faith" (feature family screenplay)  based on the adventure book series by Eric Reinhold - screenplay by
-"Ryann Watters and the King's Sword" (feature family screenplay) based on the adventure book series by Eric Reinhold - screenplay by


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