Sam Wainwright Douglas

A graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1998, Sam has been working in documentary film and television ever since. With fellow filmmaker Paul Lovelace, Sam made the feature length documentaryThe Holy Modal Rounders… Bound To Lose, chronicling the surreal saga of the infamous bad boys of folk, The Holy Modal Rounders. Sam was also an editor for Left Of The Dial, a feature documentary about Air America Radio that aired on HBO in March and April of 2005 and is now available on DVD. He also edited a short documentary produced by the Anti-Defamation League, which won a 2005 Telly Award. In 2006 he edited and co-produced Near Life Experience, a feature documentary about Dan Asher, a volatile New York artist who struggles with autism and other psychological disorders. Sam has taught film and video editing in the Department of Radio Television Film at the University of Texas, and recently edited Along Came Kinky, a film scheduled to come out next year following musician/ writer/ raconteur Kinky Friedman and his run for governor of Texas in 2006