SAM DOWNIE

Autistic Award-Nominated Neurodiverse Filmmaker | Actor | Voice Actor | Presenter on Radio & TV | Motion Capture Performer | Podcaster | Model | Voiceover

Where Thinking Different meets Possibilities

Sam Downie enables and creates world class content, with style and authenticity.

Sam Downie enables every step in the Entertainment value chain from development and post-production to on-screen / on-mic Talent, marketing and distribution. With connections to indies, studios and networks, Sam is not afraid to share bold stories with audiences around the world.

Actor and action performer trained in motion and performance capture. Voiceover artist and voice actor with repertoire of Radio Jingles, Commercials, Short Films, Documentaries, as well as a range of character voices. Also a Experienced zombie.

Sam is also a Public Speaker on Autism and Epilepsy, in the Film & Broadcast industry

Despite the struggles he faces living on the Autistic spectrum ( such as discrimination and not being understood ), Sam has achieved what many filmmakers aspire to do, which is, to develop, shoot, edit and screen award-winning films, using a combination of skills, talent and techniques.

Sam has recently taken part in many projects to develop films, such as the Different Voices Neurodiversity Film project from Biggerhouse Film and 104 Films the leaders in Disability Films for Cinema and TV.

His films have been screened at the ICA in London, Sheffield Doc/Fest in Sheffield in 2019, Encounters Film Festival 2019 at the Watershed in Bristol, and the Arnolfini cinema in Bristol.

Sam can also be cast on Spotlight – the home to Casting, for films as an Actor and Voiceover.

Sam is also a Patron, Ambassador and Filmmaker for the yearly Epilepsy Awareness Day held at Disneyland Resort in California, USA.

Sam has spoken at The Academy the home to The Oscars, as well as at BAFTA in London.

Other

Member of SPOTLIGHT for casting. Member of BECTU and Unite The Union.

Will travel upon request.

Spotlight the home to casting

I am listed on Spotlight – “the home of Casting”, where you can cast me as a Diverse Neurodiverse Autistic Actor, Voiceover, Presenter, Model and Podcaster.

After That Day BOOK Stories of Epilepsy

Read about my own personal story about living with Autism & Epilepsy, in the new Book “After That Day: Stories of Epilepsy“.

One out of every twenty-six people will have epilepsy in their lifetime. It can come when you least expect it, and no one is exempt from its grasp.

This beautiful, rich color, hardback book contains personal stories as told by the patients, family members, and caregivers. Each story features amazing, introspective photos which compliment and tell the story as well as the written words. 

Accolades

Recognized for landmark moments in Podcasts, Acting, Presenting, Filmmaking, and Storytelling.

The world of entertainment celebrates Sam Downie’s latest achievements. Sam has worked with/for these well known clients and many others.

ITV Studios
BBC Radio 2
Epilepsy Awareness Day 2019 logo
Just EAT
Biggerhouse Film
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