Sabrina is a film director and screenwriter based in Los Angeles and London. She's a BAFTA Brit to Watch and a graduate of the Directing program at the American Film Institute. She was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, Mary Pickford Foundation Scholarship, and BAFTA LA Scholarship. Sir Alan Parker called her work "outstanding [...] refreshingly intelligent, serious and lyrical. Much needed in tomorrow's cinema."
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Sabrina completed two new shorts in 2016. Code Red (which she wrote and directed) was funded by Google and supported by the Panavision New Filmmaker Program. Porcupine (which she directed) stars W. Earl Brown of Deadwood fame. Previously, 113 Degrees (the AFI thesis film Sabrina wrote and directed) screened at over 25 international film festivals, winning multiple awards.
Lorelai, Sabrina's feature debut, will go into production in 2017. Aster's Rites, her feature-length screenplay, was a 2015 Top 50 Nicholl Fellowship Semifinalist and is currently in development. In 2014, she participated in the Sony Pictures Entertainment Diverse Directors Program. As a commercials director, she's worked with brands including P&G/Always, Gerber and JAFRA.
Films Sabrina has directed have screened at dozens of highly-regarded film festivals across the world, including: Geena Davis' Bentonville Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Fantasia International Film Festival, FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival, HollyShorts, LA Shorts Fest, Leuven International Short Film Festival, Napa Valley Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, Mecal International Short Film Festival of Barcelona, Moscow International Film Festival, and Taormina Film Festival.
Sabrina 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.
Previously, Sabrina worked as a BBC journalist for six years while writing and directing a number of award-winning short films, including Polanow, which was broadcast by the pan-European TV network ARTE. She was the first member of her family to finish secondary school and go to university, earning top Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Cambridge University.