About Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips is the Manager and Lead Instructor at MetaMedia, a digital media lab and hang-out space open exclusively to middle-school youth at the McGaw YMCA in Evanston, Illinois, United States. At MetaMedia, he oversees curriculum development across multiple modes of making, including audio and video production, video games, papercraft, circuitry, and digital fabrication. Prior to MetaMedia, Phillips was a video and animation teaching-artist at Street-Level Youth Media and Marwen in Chicago, and taught 6th Grade Writing and Technology at Nashville Prep Charter School. Phillips holds a bachelor’s degree in cinema studies from Oberlin College.