Announcing the Solutions Storytelling Project: Latin America filmmakers!

Samia Khan-Bambrah

Founder & Director, Railbed Productions
Germantown, NY US
Director, brand strategist, impact producer, and producer with over thirty short films to my name. I create stories with purpose and from the perspective of the Global Majority.


Samia Khan-Bambrah is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, and thought leader. Forbes Magazine and the World Economic Forum recently named her one of the top filmmakers creating compelling character-driven films on climate change. She partners with brands, celebrities, political agencies, production studios, and publications to create films that inspire, entertain, and inform. Her recent short film “Year One”, for the White House, was featured on MSNBC, CNN, Fox, and ABC. For five years, she directed the WSJ. Magazine's signature film series, "The Innovators", a suite of content that has been critical to the Magazine's success. Her first independent film, the Accidental Activist was recognized by media around the world and premiered at DOC NYC. Her work with brands has gained distribution and recognition from CNN, Sundance, and Amazon. Samia has had the pleasure of interviewing and filming with many global leaders and celebrities, including President Biden, former First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Ai Weiwei, Reese Witherspoon, Kim Kardashian, and Lil Nas X. Samia began her filmmaking career at the Emmy-award-winning studio, MediaStorm, where she also served as the Independent Film Project’s Expert in Residence. Samia regularly works with M&C Saatchi’s Majority Production Studio. Samia’s storytelling perspective is critically informed by her experiences as a Pakistani immigrant and years spent in China, Kuwait, Mexico, and the UK.