THE 2023 QUEER SCREAMS CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Sam Irvin is an American film and television director, producer, screenwriter, actor, author and film teacher.
Irvin’s directing credits include Guilty as Charged, Oblivion, Elvira’s Haunted Hills, and all the episodes of two television series: Dante’s Cove and From Here on OUT. His other credits include co-executive producer of Bill Condon’s Academy Award-winner Gods and Monsters; associate producer of Brian De Palma’s Home Movies; and historical consultant on the Tony Award-winner Liza’s at the Palace. Irvin authored the acclaimed biography Kay Thompson: From Funny Face to Eloise (Simon & Schuster), the children’s book parody Sam’s Toilet Paper Caper! (Knuckle Samwitch Books), and the novel ORBGASM: An Erotic Pulp Sci-Fi Satyricon (Knuckle Samwitch Books). Irvin has won two Rondo Awards for Best Article of the Year (“The Epic Saga Behind Frankenstein: The True Story” published in Little Shoppe of Horrors magazine #38) and Best Interview of the Year (“Elvira Exposed!” published in Screem magazine #36). Between projects, Irvin taught graduate courses on directing at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.
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