Samantha Rae Lopez - Unit Production Manager

Samantha Rae Lopez moved to Austin in 2008 to work in production management within the vibrant film community. She worked for the Austin Film Society as an intern, then began working at the Austin Film Festival in various capacities including Production Manager, Office Manager and Executive Assistant. Samantha’s most recent credits include Unit Production Manager on Spring Eddy and KLRU-Q's On Story: Presented by Austin Film Festival. Samantha is currently producing an action/sci-fi short film, two documentaries as well as working as a social media consultant for independent films. Other associations include Cine Las Americas, aGLIFF and Latinitas Magazine, the first digital magazine for Latina youth. Samantha graduated from Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Film Production in 2008 where she focused her efforts on assistant directing and production management.