Sam is passionate about filmmaking; he sees it as the perfect medium and craft to connect with and move people. Although he respects film as a form of art and expression, he also sees it as an opportunity to entertain and tell a story.
Sam comes from a family of businessmen. After studying International Business at the American University of Paris in France, he decided to forge his own path, and study film. He attended the ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles, and the U. of Miami. After film school, he moved to New York to focus on making short films and writing screenplays. Sam is an artist and a businessman, an entrepreneur and a visionary.
Sam grew up in Liberia, West Africa, and was raised in Lebanon and Cyprus as his family traveled back and forth between the two countries. Motivated by humanity, Sam draws inspiration from traveling the world, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Sam Jichi resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and children.