Speaker Sam Sniderman

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Sam Sniderman

Senior Consultant & Advisor

Sam Sniderman is a media consultant and advisor based in Los Angeles. He began his career as a corporate lawyer but has spent the last fifteen years as a senior leader in the entertainment industry. His experience includes overseeing numerous production companies around the world, as well as leading the purchase and sale of creative businesses in North America, Asia, Europe and Australasia.

Between 2017 and March 2024, Sniderman was a C-Suite executive at Blue Ant Media. As Co-President of Content Production, he was responsible for the growth, operations and profitability of the company’s international television production business. He has also executive produced several Blue Ant Studios projects, including Epstein’s Shadow:Ghislaine Maxwell and Prince Andrew: Banished

Prior to Blue Ant, Sniderman was the Global Chief Operating Officer and MD, Film and Entertainment at Pulse Films (a Vice Media company) where he was responsible for Pulse’s TV, film and branded content output and helped to guide Pulse through rapid growth, which included scripted and unscripted commissions from Channel 4, Sky Atlantic and ITV. He also spearheaded the financing and distribution of award-winning theatrical feature films like 20,000 Days on Earth (Nick Cave), Who Is Dayani Cristal (Gael Garcia Bernal) and Shut Up and Play the Hits (LCD Soundsystem).

Sniderman has degrees from McGill (Economics), UBC (JD) and INSEAD (MBA) and is the announcer of Boys and Girls rugby games at Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, CA.

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