Sam Peter Jackson is an award-winning writer/director.
Amongst other theatre credits, his play ‘Public Property’ ran in the West End (Trafalgar Studios) and earned a 2010 WhatsOnStage Award nomination for Best New Comedy. A German production of the play premiered at the Schlosspark Theater in Berlin in 2014.
In 2010 Sam co-wrote and presented the acclaimed Channel 4 documentary ‘First Cut: The Other Michael Jackson’ about his father, which started a move from theatre towards film.
After writing a series of short films and commercial virals (one of which won the IVCA Award) for other directors, he co-directed the short film ‘Charity’, which won Best Comedy at the 2012 Crystal Palace Film Festival.
In 2013 he moved to being writer/director on all of his film projects and was selected for Think-Shoot-Distribute, the BFI’s annual development programme for emerging filmmakers during the London Film Festival.
His short film "Trick or Receipt" was nominated for the 2014 Reed Short Film Award (in association with BAFTA, Creative England & Channel 4) and his short film "The Bathroom" recently premiered at the BFI as part of the 2015 LOCO London Comedy Film Festival.