Sisbro was founded by siblings. we want you to feel like sisbro family.

Laura and Robert Sams are a sister and brother creative duo -- award-winning writers, filmmakers, performers, musicians, educators and zoologists. They founded Sisbro Studios to create incredible media that truly inspires people. Their work has won over 50 international awards, from a Parents' Choice Gold Award to a Wildscreen Panda Award (often called the Green Oscars) to the Midwest Book Award for Best Children's Picture Book. They travel around the country performing for thousands of children and families every year, to inspire them to write, create and explore their world.

Laura and Robert Sams scuba diving and filming in Saipan.

Laura and Robert Sams scuba diving and filming in Saipan.

quick sisbro stats

2 siblings. 15 years of work. Over 50 international awards. Over 150,000 children reached through live performances. And we are pretty sure, at least 500,000 smiles.

sample clients

Television/Commercial Clients: The Jim Henson Company, The Sprout Network, The Smithsonian Channel

Educational/Nonprofit Clients: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, REACH Community Development Center, The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Save Our Seas Foundation, the Alabama Council on Developmental Abilities, Prichard Communications

Music Clients: The Jim Henson Company, Animal Planet, Rice University

Performing Venues: Chicago Field Museum, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Seattle Aquarium, Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Auburn University, plus HUNDREDS of libraries and schools around the United States (in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Virginia, Hawaii, Oregon, California, Washington, South Carolina)

Favorite Future Client: You!


Who is Laura (SIS)?

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  • She holds a Masters Degree in Extension Education, as well as Bachelors Degrees in Zoology and Parks & Recreation, from Michigan State University. 
  • She is a talented producer, writer, composer, educator and the "Brains of the Operation"
  • She is an improv comedian and comedy writer.
  • She answers to "LOOK OUT!"
  • She is the proud aunt of a nephew.

Who is Robert (Bro)?

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  • He holds Bachelors Degrees in Zoology and Communications from Michigan State University.
  • He is a talented cameraman, both above and below the waves, with an eye for capturing unique animal behavior and inspiring nature images.
  • He is a writer, composer and voice over actor.
  • He answers to "HEY YOU!"
  • He is the proud papa of a son.

Awards and Honors

Award winning sibling wildlife filmmakers Laura and Robert Sams have scored another triumph, featuring stunning nature footage . . . clever editing, not to mention fine animation and excellent singing by fish, frogs and a one-legged pirate.
— E. Gieschen, Video Librarian

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Their sense of humor permeates the entire show with quirky take offs on dry educational shows. The hosts have a great way of being onscreen that is authentic, funny and informative . . .We have high hopes to see more in our our future.
— KIDS FIRST! Review

WE HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Email

info@sisbro.com

pHONE

(503) 477-8003

TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM

@sisbrostudios

Mailing Address

11350 SE Flavel St.
Portland, OR 97266

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