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Members of the WIF Black Member Forum are invited to an intimate conversation with writer, director, and producer Sam Bailey (GROWNISH, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE), creator of the Emmy-nominated webseries, BROWN GIRLS. As we enter a new year, join us for a discussion of Bailey's inspiring career and tap into your own creative vision.

Monday, January 25th | 6:00 PM



Biography Sam Bailey

Sam Bailey is a writer and director from Chicago, currently residing in Los Angeles. She is the creator of the Gotham-nominated webseries You’re So Talented and co-creator of the Emmy-nominated webseries Brown Girls.
Sam is currently developing the film Sabrina with Bron Studios and is a producer on Netflix's Dear White People. Sam directed Paul Feig's Powderkeg digital series East of La Brea and has directed episodes of television including Grown-ish, Loosely Exactly Nicole, Mixed-ish, The Chi, and Dear White People. She is the Digital Art Director of VAM STUDIO and was included in The Root's 100 Most Influential African Americans of 2018, Forbes 30 under 30 Class of 2018, and NewCity's Film 50 list (2016, 2018, 2019).