Samantha Schoen

Acquisitions Manager @ Gunpowder & Sky
Sunday 10/11 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm PT

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

Particularly Great at and Interested In:

Horror, sci-fi, and comedy!

About Your Host

Samantha Schoen joined the acquisitions at Gunpowder & Sky from the development / production team at Warrior Poets. She had previously worked for EGOT producer, Scott Rudin, and for the Mark Canton's Mad Riot Entertainment. She is a proud graduate of Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Public Communications and its School of Visual and Performing Arts. During her time at SU, Sam spent her junior year between London and Los Angeles, learning about the industry from all angles and interning for Nina Jacobson's Color Force Productions. Throughout those four years, Sam gained value experience at 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,'​ Tribeca Film, The Tony Awards (CBS), and The Thanksgiving Day Parade (CBS). Sam has also worked on multiple commercials, reality shows and short films. In a previous life, she studied at David Mamet and William H. Macy's Atlantic Acting School. In her spare time, she can usually be found in a yoga studio, cooking or traveling.


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your contact info or written pitch via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.


If you have any questions at all about this program, email!

Specializes in:

  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Thriller
  • Horror
  • Budgets to $10MM

  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Thriller
  • Horror
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Network
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Dystopian
  • Futuristic
  • Graphic Novels
  • Musicals
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Sports
  • Young Adult (YA)