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An award-winning Creative Director/Writer, Samantha has been instrumental in the creative development of campaigns for films, brands, and non-profits.

Samantha's career began in the entertainment industry, at the record label, Geffen Records. She went on to become Creative Director at Gramercy Pictures (now Focus Films.) Samantha's creative vision brought prominence to such independent features as Dazed and Confused and Fargo. At Fox Searchlight she spearheaded creative campaigns for Waking Ned Devine and Boys Don't Cry before moving to Universal Pictures as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. Segueing to commercial advertising in 2004, she served as CEO of  Foundation Content, the production/editorial powerhouse she co-founded in Chicago before returning to Los Angeles and forming Wild Bill Creative in 2017.


In 2021, she released her poignant memoir, BLIND PONY As True A Story As I Can Tell. Publisher's Weekly calls it "Unforgettable and raw… Hart's powerful debut will break hearts." Kirkus Reviews raves, "Hart is a gifted storyteller…the book is inspirational. "

Her first novel, Desperation Will Kill You, is a twisty thriller, that takes you on an unforgettable journey into the complex and sometimes dark world of Hollywood. Desperation Will Kill You features strong, driven characters and surprising plotlines that promise to keep readers on the edge of their seats, exploring the complicated relationship between powerful people in entertainment and the Hollywood pecking order. 

Samantha divides her time between Los Angeles and the  beautiful Pacific Northwest.












" Becoming an author at this point in my career has been a fun plot twist in my life."

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