Samm Haillay

Samm Haillay

Film Producer and MD of Third Films

Samm Haillay founded independent production company Third Films with Duane Hopkins in 2001 and produced Hopkins’ multi-award winning short films and his feature debut Better Things, which premiered to critical acclaim at International Critics Week, Cannes in 2008, as well as Hopkins’ multi-channel film installations series Sunday, which premiered at Baltic. Samm also produced the BAFTA nominated, Silver Bear winning Jade by Daniel Elliott and co-produced Gillian Wearing’s feature debut Self Made. He is also an Associate Senior Lecturer in Film Production at Teesside University.