Sam Pollard is an accomplished feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director whose work spans almost thirty years. He served as Producer and Supervising Editor on the Spike Lee directed HBO documentary If God Is Willing and da Creek Don’t Rise,
a five year follow-up to the Emmy and Peabody award-winning, When The Levees Broke
. He also edited By The People: The Election of Barack Obama
, also for HBO, which won him an Emmy for editing. Sam was recently producer/director for Slavery By Another Name
, a 90-minute documentary for PBS that was in competition at the Sundance Festival, and edited the feature length documentary Venus and Serena
in 2012. His film Two Trains Runnin'
premiered at the New York Film Festival in 2016 and received a nationwide theatrical release.