5/4/21 - "First!" (written, co-directed, and starring Sam), "Last Rehearsal of the Dangerous Kitten (starring Sam), and the award winning "Yellow Scare" (written by & starring Sam) can all now be streamed on the IFT Network. Download the app and start streaming now!

5/1/21 - "Cupid's First Day" (starring Sam) won Best Comedy Short at the April NJ Film Awards. 


S'Election 2020: The Morning After Monologues

Austin Revolution Film Festival Interview

Sam was interviewed on "Screen Jocks" for the Austin Revolution Film Festival where his screenplay "Off-Script" is an Official Selection.


  • 10/10/2020 - First! written, co-directed, co-starring, edited, and produced by Sam won a DIRECTORS' CHOICE AWARD & Off Script won Best Comedy Screenplay at the 2020 Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase
  • 9/8/2020 - Tell Me Something Good, Cupid's First Day, & Last Rehearsal of the Dangerous Kitten will all be playing at the virtual 2020 Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival. (3:35pm, 11am, and 7pm respectively)
  • 8/27/2020 - First! was nominated for Best Foreign Short/Micro-Short and Off-Script was nominated for Best Overall Feature & Best Comedy Feature Screenplay at the 2020 Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase. 
  • 8/22/2020- Sam acted in The Good Host, one of the segments in Narrow Bridge Films' Horror Anthology Tales From the Narrow Bridge: The Wyrmwood Devil.
  • 8/17/2020 - First! I've Got You Beat are Official Selections of the 10th Annual Diamond Anniversary Golden Door International Film Festival.
  • 8/13/2020 - Yellow Scare is now available to stream on Amazon Prime
  • 8/12/2020 - I've Got You Beat won an Outstanding Achievement Award for Comedy Short & Yellow Scare won Outstanding Achievement Awards for Narrative Feature, Feature Screenplay, and Best Actor (Sam Platizky) at the Tagore International Film Festival. 
  • 7/20/2020 - Off-Script is an Official Selection at the Austin Revolution Film Festival occurring in March 2021. 
  • 7/12/2020 - Off-Script, First!, I've Got You Beat, and Last Rehearsal of the Dangerous Kitten are all Official Selections of the 2020 Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase. 
  • 7/9/2020 - Sam was nominated for Best Actor in a Horror/Thriller at the Summer Brightside Tavern Short Film Festival for his work in Blackout.
  • 7/2/2020 - Sam was interviewed on JHS Interviews Presents... with John Henry Soto. 

John Henry Soto Interview

Sam was interviewed by John Henry Soto.

  • 6/4/2020 - I've Got You Beat First! are Official Selections of the 2020 Gen Con Film Festival. 
  • 5/1/2020 - Distancing Monologues, written & starring Sam, premiered on the Narrow Bridge Films website. 
  • 4/21/2020 - I've Got You Beat is an Official Selection of the 2020 End of Days Film Festival. 
  • 3/25/2020 - Yellow Scare is now available to purchase on Blu-Ray & DVD on Amazon. 
  • 3/24/2020 - Sam wrote in starred in Quarantine Night Live, a collection of short shorts that were filmed towards the beginning of the 2020 pandemic. 
  • 3/12/2020 - Sam stars as Benedict Arnold in a Ticker Tocker Commercial that just began airing on TV in the Tri-State area.