SAMUEL VAN GRINSVEN
Born in New Zealand and raised in Australia, Samuel has directed both independent theatre and film. With a focus on queer voices, Samuel aims to create contemporary work that reflects the complexity of his community. In 2017 Samuel began a Master of Arts Screen at AFTRS with a research area focused on the New Queer Cinema movement. Samuel’s work has screened at film festivals both domestically and internationally. Sequin in a Blue Room is his debut feature.