Sabrina is a British writer/director based in Los Angeles and London. Her narrative feature Lorelei, starring Pablo Schreiber and Jena Malone, just completed principal photography in Oregon and California. Sir Alan Parker has called her work "outstanding [...] refreshingly intelligent, serious and lyrical. Much needed in tomorrow's cinema."
Sabrina’s work has been supported by Google, Panavision, the Mary Pickford Foundation, and BAFTA Los Angeles. Her shorts have been broadcast on the pan-European TV network ARTE and the streaming service Fandor, as well as screening at dozens of international film festivals. As a commercials director, she’s directed content for P&G/Always, Gerber, JAFRA Cosmetics, and video-game developer Plarium. She was also honored by the British Academy BAFTA as a Brit to Watch, and chosen to participate in the inaugural Sony Pictures Entertainment Diverse Directors Program.
Sabrina’s sci-fi spec Aster's Rites was a Top 50 Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist. She’s been a writer on projects in development at Film4 and Disney, and is currently working on a historic true crime screenplay for producer Robert Cort (On the Basis of Sex).
Previously, Sabrina worked as a BBC journalist for six years, producing content for the UK’s flagship news programs, including the Today program and Newsnight. She was also Associate Producer on the Emmy Award-winning documentary The Crash Reel, Co-Producer on The Lion's Mouth Opens (Sundance premiere 2014), Producer on David Hockney IN THE NOW (SXSW premiere 2014), and Producer on Daredevil on a Snowmobile, a New York Times Op-Doc.
Sabrina was born in London to an Irish father and Italian mother. A first generation university student, she got top Bachelor's and MPhil degrees from Cambridge University. She subsequently won a Fulbright Scholarship to attend the American Film Institute, where she completed her MFA in Film Directing.