David Sampliner’s first documentary feature, DIRTY WORK (co-directed with Tim Nackashi) screened at the Sundance Film Festival, won Best Documentary Feature at the Atlanta Film Festival, aired on the Sundance Channel, and is now available on Netflix, Itunes, and other digital platforms. He co-directed ART, ARCHITECTURE, AND INNOVATION, a documentary about the history of the Guggenheim Museum broadcast on WNET Channel 13 and now on permanent exhibition at the Museum. Recent short films he made include BREAD POWER for Etsy’s website, and the DVD featurette on the making of BY THE PEOPLE: THE ELECTION OF BARACK OBAMA, released by Sony Pictures. In 2013 the Moth podcasted his story LUCKY BASTARD as a StorySlam favorite. He grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, and now lives in Brooklyn.