Samantha Foster has scored an array of projects ranging from video games to film. Sam was born and raised in New York City. She composes in a wide range of genres. She graduated magna cum laude with honors from St. Lawrence University and is a full-time composer. Sam is affiliated with BMI.
Sam's is currently scoring the indie game Whiteout by Crossman Studios. She recently scored The Rainsdowne Players: Opening Night by Steve O'Gorman. She also scored Regicide: The Tale of the Forgotten Theif, an RPG by Punchdrunk Games. She also composed Japanese music for Scrub Ninjas, available on mobile devices. Sam also scored Raids of Nohosphere, a PC game under production in Rennes, France.
Sam recently scored Happy Home, a short film produced in Los Angeles. In 2016, Sam won a Tabloid Witch Award for "Best Music Soundtrack" for "Sitophobia," a stop-motion animated short. She also scored Southern Comfort, an indie feature film about an actor who travels to South Carolina to research a role. In 2011, Sam scored a series of regional Emmy Award winning television PSAs for the Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy (KYEA). The PSA campaign,"Disability Pride", aired on KTWU. In 2011, she scored Actresses, a documentary by MJE Films. Sam has also worked on multiple student films.
In addition to doing custom music for films and games, Sam also composes for production music libraries for potential placement in TV, advertising, games, & films. She is currently composing for Smash Haus Music Group (LA) & Cueniverse (NYC).
Sam is an avid jazz composer and composed numerous jazz compositions at college. Between 2009 and 2011, she premiered her jazz compositions with the Improvisation Lab ensemble at St. Lawrence University.