HOPE GAP
(in post-production)

A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him he plans on leaving his mother.

Writer / Director: Bill Nicholson
Cast: Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, Josh O'Connor
Producers: David M. Thompson, Sarada McDermott
Executive Producers: Nicolas D. Sampson, Arno Hazebroek, Hugo Heppell, Gavin Poolman
Production Company: Origin Pictures

ADVENTURES OF A MATHEMATICIAN
(in post-production)

The warmhearted story of Polish immigrant and mathematician Stan Ulam, who moved to the U.S. in the 1930s. Stan deals with the difficult losses of family and friends all while helping to create the hydrogen bomb and the first computer.

Writer / Director: Thorsten Klein
Cast: Philippe Tlokinski, Esther Garrel
Producers: Lena Vurma, Evangelo Kioussis, Joanna Szymanska
Executive Producers: Nicolas D. Sampson, Arno Hazebroek, Simon Baxter
Production Companies: Dragonfly Films, Mirror Productions, ShipsBoy

VITA & VIRGINIA
(2018)

A period romance-drama chronicling the passionate relationship between literary icon Virginia Woolf and her only lover Vita Sackville-West.

Director: Chanya Button
Writers: Dame Eileen Atkins, Chanya Button
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki
Producers: Evangelo Kioussis, Katie Holly
Executive Producers: Nicolas D. Sampson, Arno Hazebroek, Simon Baxter
Production Companies: Mirror Productions, Blinder Films

ALBION: THE ENCHANTED STALLION (2016)

A twelve-year-old girl is transported by a magical black stallion to the mystical world of Albion, where she discovers that she alone is the key to saving an entire race of people.

Writer / Director: Castille Landon
Cast: Jennifer Morrison, Stephen Dorff, John Cleese
Music Score Executive Producer: Nicolas D. Sampson
Composer: George Kallis
Production Companies: Sweet Tomato Films, Character Brigade

BEHIND THE MIRROR (2015)

A psychological drama-thriller about a writer who moves to upstate New York with his family for a fresh start, but when hostile townspeople invade his privacy and a cunning shaman manipulates him, life spirals dangerously out of control.

Director / Producer: Minos Papas
Writer / Producer: Nicolas D. Sampson
Cast: Matt Hopkins, Daniela Mastropietro, Nando Del Castillo
Production Companies: Sampsonic Media, Cyprian Films NY

THE HUSBAND SWAP
(in development)

A daring drama-comedy about a woman in her twenties who breaks the sexual taboo and boundaries of traditional marriage as she pursues her desire to love and be loved by more than one partner.

Writer: Nicolas D. Sampson
Based on the book by: Louisa Leontiades

WAKE OF LIBERTY
(in development)

A historical dark fantasy story on a futuristic, post-apocalyptic society called Grand City State and the lessons its inhabitants learn from a real-time immersion in the French Revolution.

Writer: Nicolas D. Sampson
Creative Director and Designer: Gavin Denman
Creative Consultant: Arno Hazebroek

SHOW ME THE PICTURE: THE STORY OF JIM MARSHALL
(2019)

The documentary charts the life of American photographer Jim Marshall, who captured the heights of Jazz and Rock'N'Roll music and the civil rights movements in the '60s and '70s.

Director: Alfred George Bailey
Producer: Tatiana Kennedy
Executive Producers: Nicolas D. Sampson, Arno Hazebroek, Christos Michaels, Amelia Davis
Production Company: Bailey Kennedy Production Ltd.

UNSTUCK IN TIME
(in post-production)

Emmy-winning filmmaker Robert Weide documents his 25 year friendship with Kurt Vonnegut, while creating the author's definitive film biography.

Directors: Robert B. Weide, Don Argott
Producer: Robert B. Weide
Co-executive Producers: Nicolas D. Sampson, Hugh Thompson, Kathryn F. Thorne
Production Companies: Whyaduck Productions, 9.14 Pictures

THE 13TH MIRROR
(2011)

An abstract thriller investigating the fine line between dreams and reality.

Director: Mono Ghose
Writers: Mono Ghose, Nicolas D. Sampson (story)
Producer: Arno Hazebroek
Production Companies: Sampsonic Media, Mavericks Film

THE POLITICS OF CONFLICT (2011)

A dark satire depicting a bunch of world leaders gathering to drink vodka and beer, snort coke, and strike a few deals ahead of their summit meeting.

Director / Producer: Minos Papas
Writers: Minos Papas, Nicolas D. Sampson (story)
Production Companies Sampsonic Media, Cyprian Films NY

LOST BULLETS
(2010)

A dramatic story of three teenagers caught up in life-changing violence in rural Colombia.

Director: Mono Ghose
Producer: Arno Hazebroek
Executive Producer: Nicolas D. Sampson
Production Company: Mavericks Film

LOCOMOTIVE BLOGAZINE (2010 - present)

A blogazine for authors, artists and creatives from around the world coming together to give a voice to the back of our minds.

Creators: Nicolas D. Sampson and Gavin Denman
Head Editor: Nicolas D. Sampson
Designer: Gavin Denman

#πάνταbaby♥️♥️♥️
(2017)

The story focuses on a girl who is in her room, doing whatever she can to stay awake and see Santa.

Directors: Lena Kasiou, Anthi Kettirou
Sponsor: Sampsonic Media

THE PINK MOON AND ORANGE EARTH (2016)

A devised performance inspired by three original stories from a four-year-old girl’s imagination.

Directors: Lena Kasiou, Anthi Kettirou
Sponsor: Sampsonic Media

IN TWO MINDS
(2010)

An experimental production involving animation and inspired by the work of Danish artist Carl Krull, the play explores the relationship between an artist and his ego.

Director: Athina Kasiou
Dramaturge: Nicolas D. Sampson

THE ROAD
(2019) by Nicolas Sampson

The road is plagued by conflict and death. The traveler seeks sweet respite, release, perhaps even meaning. The world is round, the journey long, going in circles.

Published in poetry collection: The Song Of A Sparrow

I REMEMBER NOW
(2019) by Nicolas Sampson

Memory provides meaning to one's life. But as the years go by and one grows old, memory breaks down.

Published in the short story collection: Memories Of Yesterday

THE WAR OF OUR EVERYDAY LIVES
(2019) by Nicolas Sampson

The greatest wars are fought not on the battlefields, but inside us. The greatest injuries are the ones we inflict on ourselves.

Published in the poetry collection: The Song Of A Sparrow

HOJA AND HIS SHADOW
(2018) by Nicolas Sampson

Orhan Pamuk's novella The White Castle is an introspective yarn about an existential cat-and-mouse game between two stubborn doppelgangers fighting for recognition in 17th-century Ottoman Empire. This essay deconstructs Pamuk's identity-driven novella.

Published in Panorama: Lost
(Quarterly Issue)

UNRESOLVED ISSUES
(2017) by Nicolas Sampson

A patient visits a renowned psychiatrist, but it turns out the psychiatrist is dealing with some problems of his own.

Published in The Scofield: Issue 2.2

FLAMES AND SHADOWS
(2017) by Nicolas Sampson

Nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize for short fiction, Flames And Shadows is the story of a sixteen-year-old metalhead and would-be poet on Christmas holidays in an Alpine village.

Published in Panorama: Seen
(Quarterly Issue)