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david Collins

samson Films

Managing Director

Samson Films is run by David Collins, with offices in Dublin, focusing on feature films and TV Drama production, co production and financing.

Current productions include Declan Recks’ THE TRUTH COMMISSIONER starring Roger Allam; TIGER RAID starring Brian Gleeson; THE WITNESS by Macedonian Director Mitko Panov and A DARK SONG written and directed by Liam Gavin.

Recent productions include ONCE, directed by John Carney, released by Fox Searchlight and now a Broadway musical. Steph Greens’ RUN AND JUMP – released by IFC Films in the USA and MR JOHN released by Curzon in the UK.

Television drama productions include the hit RTE shows PURE MULE, BACHELORS WALK and the comedy series DAN AND BECS, which was optioned by Sony Television and developed as a sitcom (unproduced) for Fox Television.

The company has three drama series in development; a supernatural gothic detective series SHADE; THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF JOHN LAW, a French series on the invention of paper money and MASKED RAIDERS, set during the gold rush in South Africa.