Sam Platizky is an award winning, SAG-AFTRA eligible actor, writer, and producer. Sam started acting in 1997 in a Community Theatre production of "Oliver!" Since then, he hasn't stopped. He studied theatre under Shia Saltzman in High School, and then continued his theatrical education first at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, and later at New Jersey City University under the direction of Anderson Johnson, Dominic Buccafusco, and Adria Firestone. Since then, Sam has gone on to appear in Off Broadway & Off-Off Broadway plays and independent films.
His NYC Theatre credits include: "Something Wicked," "American Games," "The Funeral Director's Wife," and "The Lord of the Flies."
In 2010, Sam founded Narrow Bridge Films to produce films, short films, and webseries including: Blaming George Romero, Red Scare, Toilet Prayers, Blackout, Tell Me Something Good, Lost and Found, Devil You Know, Rex Steel and the PC Officer, Cabin of Errors, and Yellow Scare.
- "Yellow Scare," which Sam wrote, starred in, produced, and edited, is now an Official Selection at: Hoboken IFF (May 2018; Best Supporting Actress - Mila Milosevic), Auckland IFF (May 2018), Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase (July 2018; Best Foreign Sci-Fi Feature), Gen Con Film Festival (August 2018), the Golden Door International Film Festival (September 2018; Best Comedy, Founders Award, and Best Supporting Actor-Dan Gregory), and the Orlando Film Festival (October 2018)
- "Click Send," which Sam starred in and produced, is now an Official Selection at the Gen Con Film Festival, the Brightside Tavern Short Film Festival (August 2018) and the Golden Door International Film Festival (September 2018). It can now be viewed on Amazon Prime.
- Sam's feature length romantic comedy, Off-Script, had a great reading at the Brazen Giants Ensemble in August of 2018 with a fantastic cast. The screenplay is currently in its 7th Draft.
Orlando Film Festival 2018
In October of 2018, Sam's feature length film "Yellow Scare" played at the Orlando Film Festival. The film had two screenings, and received a nomination for BEST POSTER.
Golden Door IFF 2018
In September of 2018, TWO Narrow Bridge Films screened at the Golden Door IFF: Click Send & Yellow Scare. Yellow Scare won BEST COMEDY, the first annual FOUNDER'S AWARD, and BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR (Dan Gregory). It was also nominated for: BEST DIRECTOR OF A FEATURE FILM, BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS (Laura Folger-Lopez), BEST LOCAL FILM, and BEST FEATURE FILM. Click Send was nominated for BEST DIRECTOR OF A SHORT FILM.
GEN CON FILM FESTIVAL 2018
In August of 2018, Sam attended the Gen Con Film Festival where his feature "Yellow Scare" screened. "Click Send," a horror short he starred in and produced also screened to a sold-out crowd at the festival.
FORT WORTH INDIE FILM SHOWCASE
In July of 2018, Sam attended the Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase for a screening of "Yellow Scare." The group took home the Best Foreign Sci-Fi Feature medal at the festival.
On Friday, May 18th, the Platizky Brothers attended the Hoboken IFF Opening Gala in Greenwood Lake, NY. On Saturday, May 19th, "Yellow Scare" made its festival debut at the festival to plenty of laughs.
From left to right: Joey Mosca, Dan Gregory, Jayleen Perez, Maglinda Perez, Eric Parkin, Sam Platizky, Isaac Platizky, William R. Farley.