Samantha Haitsma screenwriter / actress

Historical, thriller, sci-fi, drama & comedy  (NL-EN)

Samantha Haitsma

Samantha Haitsma is a Dutch-English author, 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, writing coach & script reader as well, as she's preparing to make her own films next.

She's currently working on her debut novel 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.

On her YouTube channel Sam on a Mission, she talks about mindset, storytelling & marketing to help fellow artists kickstart their journey too. She'll continue to use this platform to create awareness for important topics.

Upcoming events

Cannes Film Festival

In May 2022 I’ll be attending the Cannes Film Festival to meet fellow industry professionals. I’m offering my script reading, co-writing & acting services. Would love to join more teams as I’m expanding my […]

Script reading

As I’m preparing for the international film industry, I dediced to reactivate my writing services! I’ve been teaching creative writing for a few years, and would love to provide story feedback for filmmakers too. […]

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 Texel. Next up a funeral undertaker […]

Short historical film

For my graduation project I wrote a screenplay for a short film (historical thriller). It’s a special project because it gives my future readers an idea about the kind of novels and screenplays I […]

Sam on a Mission

Behind the scenes I’ve been experimenting with YouTube. And this year I literally ‘launched’ my new channel. As Sam on a Mission I hope to inspire fellow writers, filmmakers and artists to finally kickstart […]

Historical novel

I started this novel 7 years ago, but never had the guts to publish it. Such as shame. Time to dust it off and just go for it! I would love to publish this […]

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