Sabrina is a British writer, director and producer based in Los Angeles and London. She’s currently in Post-Production on her feature directing debut Lorelei, starring Pablo Schreiber and Jena Malone, and produced by The Florida Project’s Kevin Chinoy. Sir Alan Parker has called her work "outstanding [...] refreshingly intelligent, serious and lyrical. Much needed in tomorrow's cinema."
Sabrina’s directing work has been supported by Google, Panavision, the Mary Pickford Foundation and BAFTA Los Angeles. Her short-form work has been seen on the pan-European TV network ARTE, the cable channel ShortsTV, the streaming service Fandor and PBS, as well as 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) and Participant Media.
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 high school graduate, she got top Bachelor's and MPhil degrees from Cambridge University, where her work was supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. She subsequently won a Fulbright Scholarship to attend the American Film Institute, where she completed her MFA in Film Directing.