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Sam Paakkonen is a Chicago based filmmaker who focuses as a producer and editor. Originally from Stillwater, Minnesota, Sam began filmmaking through stop-motion animation and eventually to live action. From competing in 48 Hour Film Projects to working with clients like The Wit Hotel, Tesla and the Tribeca Film Festival, Sam continues to share and learn from others in the film industry. Sam is currently exploring 360 video and virtual reality technologies. For any inquiries please email to