Sam Pollardis an accomplished feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director whose work spans almost thirty years.His first assignment as a documentary producer came in 1989 for Henry Hampton's Blackside productionEyes On The Prize II: America at the Racial Crossroads.For one of his episodes in this series, he received an Emmy.Eight years later, he returned to Blackside as Co-Executive Producer/Producer of Hampton's last documentary seriesI'll Make Me A World: Stories of African-American Artists and Community.For the series, Mr. Pollard received The George Peabody Award.Between 1990 and 2010, Mr. Pollard edited a number of Spike Lee's films:Mo' Better Blues, Jungle Fever,Girl 6,Clockers,and Bamboozled.As well, Mr. Pollard and Mr. Lee co-produced anumber of documentary productions for the small and bigscreen:Spike Lee Presents Mike Tyson, a biographical sketch for HBO for which Mr. Pollard received an Emmy, Four Little Girls, a feature-length documentary about the 1963 Birmingham church bombingswhich was nominated for an Academy Award and When The Levees Broke, a four part documentary that won numerous awards, including a Peabody and three Emmy Awards. Five years later 2010 he co-produced and supervised the edit on the follow up to Levees If GodIs Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise.Since 2012 Mr. Pollard has completed as a producer/director Slavery By Another Name a 90-minute documentary for PBS that was in competition at the Sundance Festival, August Wilson: The Ground On Which I Stand a 90-minute documentary in 2015 for American Masters, Two Trains Runnin’ a feature length documentary in 2016 that premiered at the Full Frame Film Festival also in 2017 The Talk: Race in America for PBS and CPB. His latest film Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me forAmerican Masters premièred at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.