Samantha Haitsma screenwriter / actress

Historical, thriller, sci-fi & 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 has several behind the scenes credits. And experience as a videographer and writing coach as well, as she’s preparing to make her own films next.

She’s currently working on her first feature and a TV-pilot. Loves genres such as historical, thriller and science fiction. And describes her style as dark, 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 […]

Film Texel

In 2021 I completed my postgraduate in Camera Acting & Film making. We teamed up with all graduating students. First I played a refugee on the beach of the Dutch Island Texel. Next up […]

Short historical film

For my graduation project I wrote a screenplay for a short film (historical thriller). I hope that this project will give people an idea about the kind of novels and screenplays I write. It’s […]

Historical novel

I started this novel 7 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 […]

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