Exclusive Interview with the Rising Actress Samantha Wendorf
Samantha has recently been busy working in film, and as of May 2018 just wrapped up her first lead role in an independent feature film, Saving Savanna. 2018 has been a whirlwind year for Samantha in film/new media with the hopes that most of the projects will hit the festival circuit by 2019.
Samantha is a native New Yorker who received a Bachelors of Science in Broadcast Journalism and Acting from CUNY. Before becoming a professional actress, she worked in documentary production and was an avid traveler. Being of a mixed ethnic background, she’s always been fascinated by other cultures and able to connect with people from all corners of the globe. She hopes that her life experience, alongside her compassion for the world and curiosity of humanity will continue to fuel her art, as well as align her with projects that can truly make a difference and touch audiences on a deeper level.
Meet the Artist: NY Elite Interview with Actress Samantha Wendorf
NY Elite: What are you latest and current movie projects?
The latest film project I was a part of was an independent short film titled 7,000.
NY Elite: Can you tell us about your character in the film?
My character’s name is Cassie. We only see her having her toast and coffee as she participates in a conference call with several of her neighbors every morning. They all live on the ground floor of their apartments and listen in on what people passing by are saying and share their tidbits for a good laugh to start off their day. It all goes as usual until one day they overhear a conversation that is going to lead to a tragic event. Every character represents how we, as a society, respond differently to tragic events, such as mass shootings. Cassie’s character reflects how many of us feel numb because it’s too unbearable to let ourselves really feel what’s happening, and how we can easily allow ourselves to get distracted by trivial things in order to avoid feeling the burden of reality.
You can read the rest of this exclusive interview by NY Elite here: https://nyelitemagazine.org/2018/07/28/exclusive-interview-with-the-rising-actress-samantha-wendorf/