From 2002-2009, Sam Sokolow served as a founder and Co-CEO of SokoLobl Entertainment, an independent television production company based in Los Angeles. SokoLobl created and executive produced 10 original television series including Taildaters for MTV; Man vs. Vegas for CMT; Ballbreakers and Vegas Weddings Unveiled for GSN; Pay It Off for BET, and Deion and Pilar: Primetime Love for Oxygen. SokoLobl also executive produced the documentary film The Kentucky Kid for MTV; reality series Burned and Trick it Out for MTV and Ultimatum for Style Channel. SokoLobl recently executive produced The Hottest Mom in America, a ground breaking branded television initiative in association with Buzz Nation Marketing.
Previously, SokoLobl wrote, produced and directed the award-winning independent feature film The Definite Maybe, starring Josh Lucas and Roy Scheider. In 1999, SokoLobl became the first filmmakers to self-distribute their own feature film via the Internet, a groundbreaking initiative that landed them on Good Morning America and in Time Magazine.
Prior to founding SokoLobl, Sam served as Co-President of Homemade Entertainment, a venture capital backed television content website. Sam also worked in the elite creative/ marketing department of the NFL in New York, where he helped develop strategic marketing campaigns for the NFL brand.
From 1994 to 1997, Sam served as a television & radio commercial producer for Wells, Rich & Greene Advertising, and prior to that, for Partners & Shevack Advertising. He was also an Associate Producer on Barbara Kopple’s Emmy Award-winning CBS movie Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson. Sam has held a position as a staff reporter for the New York Daily News covering crime and community affairs for the Manhattan and Queens Metro section. Sam graduated from Boston University’s College of Communications with a degree in Broadcasting/Film Production in 1991.
Sam has been a client of the elite Creative Artists Agency (CAA) since 2001.