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What in the Sam Hill

It may sound like Sam Hill (Michael Schmid) has the perfect life.. A beautiful wife, a job and a house.. Well, until you spend a day in his shoes. Life is far from grand for this poor guy. Find out just "What In The Sam Hill" is going on!

  • Willy Adkins
    Bacon, Sister of the Wolf, Anxiety
  • Willy Adkins
    Headline News, Sister of the Wolf, Gordon Finn
  • Jason R Davis
    Gordon Finn, On Time Delivery
  • Willy Adkins
    A Woman and a Gun, Broken Fate, Gordon Finn
  • Wolf McKinney
    Gordon Finn, Guardianship, Sister of the Wolf
  • Michael Schmid
    Key Cast
    Loberstermen from Planet Z, Headline News, Sister of the Wolf
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    comedy, drama
  • Runtime:
    37 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 27, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Laugh or Die Comedy Fest
    Chicago, Illinois
    June 6, 2015
    World Premiere
Director Biography - Willy Adkins

Mr. Willy Adkins is an American actor, director and producer. He is the owner of Breaking Fate Entertainment (formerly known as Spook Show Entertainment) and is a "jack of all trades" in the entertainment industry. He is also known for his work in paranormal investigation, founding Illinois Ghost Hunters back in 2006, which has taken him all over the country.

Willy has a lifelong passion of dark arts and photography, founding Deviant Desires Photography in 1996, and also does alternative model portfolio production and horror themed art. Today, Willy stays busy directing, producing, writing and acting in independent film, winning a best actor award in the film Gordon Finn at the Smokey Night Film Festival in 2015.

As producer/director of events such as The Cinema Soup Film Festival, The Indie Horror Film Festival, The Laugh or Die Comedy Fest and The Dark Art and Oddities Con, he prides himself in helping other independent artists get recognized.

Willy resides in Dekalb, Illinois, often traveling to his second home, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. He is the proud father of two girls, Dixie Belle and Bethany Madison. He spends his free time working on his personal art, collecting weird antiques, oddities, and sideshow memorabilia, as well as touring various shows and conventions.

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Director Statement

What in the Sam Hill was a comedy effort assembled with some of my favorite Chicagoland talent. The idea was to include as many great people I worked with in Chicago on a single project before I moved to Tennessee. I do hope you enjoy a few laughs!