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Samantha Scharff

CEO of Giphy Studios, Giphy | Los Angeles

Samantha Scharff is an Emmy-winning producer who has spent her career making content for both television and digital media. As the CEO of Giphy Studios, the company’s Los Angeles-based creative studio, she works with influencers and brands on creating original GIFs that are clips of entertainment in their own right. In 2018, she worked on the GIF campaigns for companies like Amazon, Gatorade, and Pepsi, as well as with celebrities such as Gwen Stefani, Lil Yachty, and Mariah Carey to create their own personalized videos.

Scharff started her career at "Saturday Night Live," where she worked as a producer for 11 years. She has also produced for Comedy Central, Fox, the Colbert Report and Tom Hanks’s "Electric City." Prior to Giphy she was head of digital content and strategy for Fox ADHD and head of development for Maker Studios. 

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