Jul 13th, 2021
After a successful and award winning 40 year career as a Supervising Sound Editor with over 200 feature film credits, Vickie Sampson retired six years ago to devote her time and energy to directing. She continues to work on sound projects for developing filmmakers as her time permits.
She has directed 7 award-winning short films, over 15 commercials and PSAs. She has an Emmy, 4 Golden Reel Awards and has worked on Oscar winning films for sound. She was one of twelve women (out of 600) selected to the Directing Workshop for Women from AFI.
She has also created and teaches post-production and filmmaking classes to students at USC, AFI, UCLA, Cal State LA, Video Symphony, Ball State University and guest lectures to LA Post Production Group and LA Final Cut Pro Users Group.
She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 1988 in the Sound Branch, the Motion Picture Editors Guild since 1973, Motion Picture Sound Editors, and is Emeritus Board member of the Alliance of Women Directors, where she was also one of its original members in 1997.