Sam Neave //

Sam Neave is Iranian by birth, grew up in Britain and a New Yorker by choice.

Sam's first feature, Cry Funny Happy, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award. He followed this up with First Person Singular which played in festivals around the world including Morocco and South Africa.

As an editor he has worked on many award-winning features including Alex Karpovsky's The Hole Story and Ferenc Toth's Unknown Soldier (for which he shared the Best Editor Award at the Woodstock Film Festival).

He has also been a long-time collaborator of the renowned Iranian visual artist, Shirin Neshat, and helped to edit her first feature, Women Without Men, which won the Silver Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival.