Samantha Haitsma screenwriter / actress

Historical, thriller, drama & improv comedy (NL-EN)

Samantha Haitsma

Samantha Haitsma is a Dutch-English screenwriter & actress. Best known for her role as Anne Boleyn in A Royal Love, and the movies Injurious Nightmare and The Confrontation. She got nominated twice as best actress and completed her postgraduate in 2021 at the Film Actors Academy Amsterdam. She also trained at the Writers Academy in Amsterdam and now works as a writing coach at Sam on a Mission. She has several behind the scenes credits as well, and is preparing to make her own films next.

She’s currently working on her first feature film. Loves genres such as historical, thriller and science fiction. And describes her style as dark and surreal with a touch of comedy. She enjoys writing about strong female leads and social themes; and wishes to make an impact with her stories beyond the page. She’s also teaming up with filmmakers for international projects with an important message, such as Warriors of Stone from Salim Khassa about the children affected by the war in Yemen.

She’s always open to new collaborations, feel free to reach out for more information.

Upcoming events

Cannes Film Festival

In May 2022 I attended the Cannes Film Festival to meet fellow industry professionals. It was very inspiring to meet so many people that love making films, as I am preparing to make my […]

Filming on Texel

In 2021 I completed a postgraduate in Camera Acting & Film making at the Film Actors Academy in Amsterdam. We teamed up with all graduating students. First I played a refugee on the beach […]

Historical novel

I started this novel 5 years ago, but never had the guts to publish it. Time to dust it off and just go for it! I would love to publish this novel and turn […]

Helping other writers

When I started my writing journey lightyears ago, I had no idea how to write a novel or screenplay. I started in an era where we couldn’t simply ‘google it’. Knowing how valuable it […]

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