Sam Decoste is an experimental animator based in Halifax. She has been teaching courses in experimental animation and After Effects since graduating with a BFA in Animation,Concordia University in 1999. Her recent short animated documentary Mary & Myself was produced by the National Film Board and has shown at festivals across Canada, in Europe, and is now beginning the festival circuit in Asia. It was nominated for a Screen Award in 2014. She is currently working on a mixed media animation at NSCAD.