Sam Hanna

Writer and director for theatre, film and television

Theatre, Film & TV
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Sam trained as a director at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, and has directed theatre for, amongst others, the Latitude Arts Festival, the Actors’ Studio Holland, and the RSC Complete Works Festival.

In 2011 he served as a judge for the Royal Television Society Student Awards, and was selected to talk as a ‘Rising Star’ at the IBC, Amsterdam.

His first feature film, thriller Sons of the Morning, is being Executive Produced by Matador Pictures and is set to star Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham, Sam Claflin and Bob Hoskins.

Sam is currently writing a feature script that he will direct: Gimme Danger; a self-contained spy thriller set in the Middle East in the early 1960s. He is also writing The Detroit Six, a movie about a group of social activists turned vigilantes set in Detroit, Michigan. Other projects in development include a biographical film loosely based on the life of Charles Coughlin, the Nazi apologist and radio evangelist.


Writer and Director
Sons of the Morning Feature
Magic Lantern
In development
Director Sam Hanna
Writer Sam Hanna

A conspiracy thriller set over one night in an isolated rural village. The locals clash with the security services after an attempt to cover up a plane crash.

Jacob Short
Magic Lantern
Director Sam Hanna
Writer Sam Hanna
Starring Jody Latham, Ruth Negga & Matthew Wilson

After a friendly fire accident, a group of soldiers tear each other apart in a field hospital in Afghanistan.