Joshua Samson

Past AIR

Joshua Samson earned his B.S. in Mass Media Studies from Missouri State University in 2004 and his M.F.A. in Film Studies from the University of Utah in 2008. He is a working filmmaker in the areas of documentary, fiction, and marketing and has been teaching film since 2005 at various colleges and organizations in the Salt Lake area.

Originally from St. Louis, MO, Joshua Samson has been making films since he was 12 years old and was drawn to filmmaking because of its propensity to combine so many other art forms. In his own personal work, Samson takes turns as a writer, director, producer, cinematographer, actor, editor, costume designer, set builder, and composer. He continues to freelance, especially in the realms of documentary and marketing pieces for non-profit organizations.