Mother Samantha McEachin-Ifill Wins Film Festival Selection

Children’s Book Author, Illustrator & Filmmaker, and Suffolk County Mom, Samantha McEachen-Ifill has won recognition for her Animated Short, Vam-Pie-Her.  The film was an Official Selection at the 2016 La Femme International Film Festival, and the 2016 San Diego International Kids’ Film Festival.

Both the book, Willow the Vam-Pie-Her and the animation follow the “spooktacular” journey of a little vampire girl on her quest for friendship and self-discovery,  readers of all ages and backgrounds can relate to Willow as she reminds us all that what makes us different is what makes us special!

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Congratulations Samantha!