About

Sara joined the Children’s Film Unit when she was 15, learning to work with 16mm. She studied at Bournemouth film school and then worked as a clapper loader for 5 years on films like “United 93”, “My Summer of Love” and “Brick Lane”. She then studied cinematography at the National Film and Television school. Since graduating ten years ago she’s shot 14 features, numerous shorts, commercials and documentaries. Her work has screened in festivals such as Edinburgh, Fantastic Fest, Sitges, Berlin, Locarno, Fantasia and London to name a few. Winning Best Cinematography at the V'an Dor Independent film awards 2012. Her work has been nominated for Best Cinematography at Milan Fashion Film Festival, Underwire and Galway film festival. Sara holds an O1 Visa.

Selected credits include:

FILM:


“ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE”
Alexa & Alexa Mini
Feature Film (2017)

BLAZING GRIFFIN
ORION

Dir:
John McPhail
Prod:
Nicholas Crum, Naysun Alae-Carew
Saturn Award nominated Best Independent Feature 2019
Scottish Bafta nominated Best Feature 2018
Carnet Jove Jury award Winner for the Best Midnight X-Treme Feature at Sitges 2017,
Edinburgh Festival 2018 Audience Award Winner
Fantastic Fest 2017 world premiere
Official Selection Fantasia Film festival 2018
Fright Fest 2018



“OF GODS AND WARRIORS”

Alexa & Alexa Mini, Anamorphic
Feature Film (2017)

MISFITS ENTERTAINMENT

Dir:
David L G Hughes
Prod:
Andee Ryder, David L G Hughes

“2 HRS”

Alexa, Anamorphic
Feature Film (2016)

2HRS FILM

Dir:
James D Newton
Prod:
Diana Juhr DeBenedetti & Andromeda Godfrey

"AFTER LOUISE"

Alexa
Feature Film

Scoop Films

Dir:
David and Danny Schinemann
Prod:
Fiona Gillies, Raj Sharma, Michael Muller

“GENESIS”

Alexa, Anamorphic
Feature Film (2015)

WSG FILM

Dir & Prod:
Bart Ruspoli & Freddie Hutton-Mills

“THE BEAT BENEATH MY FEET”

Alexa
Feature Film (2014)

SCOOP FILMS

Dir:
John Williams
Prod:
Fiona Gillies, Raj Sharma, Michael Muller
Berlinale Generation 14 Plus 2015
Raindance 2014

“MUERTE ES VIDA”

Alexa,
Feature Documentary (2014)

MARIPOSA PRODUCTIONS

Dir & Prod:
Ali Alvarez
Winner International wildlife film
festival 2016. Thessaloniki Doc Festival 2016, Portland Eco Film
festival 2016, La Femme 2016, ASOLO Art Film festival 2016, Warsaw Film
festival 2016, Portland Oregon Women's Film festival 2016

“CRYPTIC”

Feature Film
Alexa (2013)

ANCHOR BAY, NEXT LEVEL FILMS

Dir & Prod:
Bart Ruspoli & Freddie Hutton-Mills

“SOULMATE”

Feature Film
Alexa (2013)

SODA PICTURES,
SOULMATE FILM LTD

Dir:
Axelle Carolyn
Prod:
Claire Otway
Exec Prod:
Neil Marshall, Michael Riley
Sitges,
Frightfest Halloween, Samain Du Cinema Fantastique, Abertoir,
Fanomenon, Brussells International Fantastic Film Festival, Fantaspoa


TV DRAMA:




“THE SPANISH PRINCESS”

Additional Photography EP 2, 4, 6
Alexa, TV drama (2018)

NEW PICTURES, STARZ

Dir:
Birgitte Staermose, Daina Reid,
Lisa Clarke
Prod:
Andrea Dewsbury
Main Dop:
Maya Zamodja

“THE CAPTURE”

Additional Photography EP 3, 4, 5, 6
Alexa, TV Drama (2019)

BBC1, HEYDAY FILMS

Dir:
Ben Chanan
Prod:
Derek Ritchie
Main
Dop: Rasmus Arrildt

“FULLY BLOWN”

Alexa TV series (2019)

BBC3, STUDIO 71

Dir:
Ella Jones
Prod:
Alex Wilson

“ALEX RIDER”

Additional Photography EP 3, 4 (Dailies)
Alexa, TV drama (2019)

EHF LTD

Dir:
Andreas Prochaska
Prod:
Mat Chaplin
Main Dop
: Ben wheeler

“HOT FUSS” -
Comedy sketch pilot
Alexa, (2018)

BBC

Dir:
Ella Jones
Prod:
Inez Gordon

“MARCELLA” - 2nd unit Daily
F65,
TV Drama (2017)

ITV

Dir:
Charles Sturridge
Prod:
Annie Harrison Baxter
Main unit DOP:
Maya Zamodja

“CLASS”
- Dailies Main unit Dop
Alexa,
TV Drama (2016)

BBC

Dir:
Wayne Yip, Philippa Langdale, Edward Bazalgette
Main Dop:
Maya Zamodja

“CALL THE MIDWIFE”
Dailies 2nd Unit Alexa
TV Drama (2016)

CTM 6 PRODUCTIONS LTD

Dir:
Sheree Folkson
Main Unit DOP:
Kate Reid


SHORT FILM:




"TRUST"
Alexa, 15min shiort
(2019)

HONEYBEE FILMS

Dir:
Mel Light
Prod:
Annabel Bates and Karl Man

“MISS FORTUNATE”

Alexa, 15min short
(2019)

RADICAL MEDIA

Dir:
Ella Jones
Prod:
Jacob Thomas, Alex Baldwin, Giannina Rodriguez Rico

“EARLY DAYS”
Alexa, 15min Short Film
(2017)

TURN BUFFALO

Dir:
Nessa Wrafter
Prod:
Clancie Brenan
Galway Film Fleadh 2018 Nominated Best Cinematography
Raindance 2018, LSFF 2018, Asthetica 2018

“THE WITCHING HOUR”

Alexa. 15min Short Film
(2013)

WILDLING FILMS

Dir:
Miikka Leskinen
Prod: Alex
Thiele
Grenoble Film Festival

“GET SOME”

Alexa. 15min Short Film
(2013)

ELEPHANT GUN FILMS

Dir:
Adam and Joe Horton
Prod:
Andee Ryder
Winner Best Sci-fi at the Limelight awards
London International Film Festival,
LA International Shorts festival,
Cannes short corner 2014,
Manchester International Film Festival,
Derby Film Festival 2014

“MECONIUM”

Alexa. 7 min Short Film
(2011)

WINGBEAT PICTURES

Dir:
Roseanne Flynn
Prod:
James Levison
Best of Boroughs 2011, London International film festival – London Calling 2011
“PART OF ME”
16mm. 15min Short film
(2009)

LFS

Dir:
Mihaal Danziger
Prod:
Cecila Frugiuele
Leeds International Film Festival,, Budapest Short Film Festival, Underwire Short Film Festival (nominated Cinematography),SkenaUp International Student Film Festival


“THE ORCHARD”

35mm. 20 min Short Film
(2008)


NFTS


Dir:
Andrew Saunders
Prod:
Lorenzo Ganagarossa



DOCUMENTARIES:




"PROJECT LISBON"

Red Monstro & Primo 70 series
(2019)


WALL TO WALL


Dir:
Ben Addelman, Tom Dumican

'OASIS"

Alexa 
(2019)

PASSION PICTURES
THE GUARDIAN

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Lizzie Gillet

“BEYOND THE BLADE”

Alexa
(2018)

THE GUARDIAN

Dir & Prod:
Lindsay Poulton

“TIMEKEEPERS”
Alexa
(2019)

HALYCON PICTURES

Dir:
Liz Unna
Prod:
Kat Mansoor

“TAKING THE WATERS”

Alexa
(2016)

Dir:
Katherine Ferguson
Prod:
Shabana Mansuri
Clermont-Ferrand 2019
Sheffield international Doc Fest 2018
Galway Film Fleadh 2018
Underwire Film Festival 2018 nominated for best Cinematography

“UNREST”

Dailies DOP
C300
(2017)

LITTLE BY LITTLE FILMS

Dir:
Jennifer Brea
Prod:
Lindsey Dryden
Winner Sundance Doc special jury award for editing, SXSW 2017, CPH:DOX 2017, Hotdocs 2017, Sheffield Doc fest 2017

“LIFE STORIES”- EDITH

Alexa Doc
(2013)

THE GUARDIAN

Dir:
Lindsay Poulton
Prod:
Lily Brazier

“MCCULLIN”
16mm Doc
(2010)

FRITH STREET FILMS

Dir:
Jacqui Morris
Prod:
David Morris, Jacqui Morris
Nominated for BAFTA - Best Documentary and best Directorial Debut


COMMERCIALS:




Tampax

COMMUNITY FILMS

Dir: Jean
Prod:
Lucky Strike Productions, Joe Myers

JD Williams - ”I AM” Autumn & Christmas, Spring, Summer
Alexa & Mini
(2018 & 2019)

THE MOB

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Mark Collins

H&M -
Christmas Billboards
Red weapon
(2018)

PRETTY BIRD

Dir:
Ashleigh Jadee
Prod:
Paulette Caletti

Ibrance
“New Normal - “TONI”, “ALICE”, “COREY”, “JULIE”
Alexa Mini
(2017 & 2018)

COMMUNITY FILMS

Dir:
Pam Thomas
Prod:
Lizzie Schwartz, Tony Cantale

Treatwell
Alexa
(2018)

RECIPE

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
James Mc Colgan

“Vimto”
- “I see Vimto in You”
Alexa
(2018)

QUIET STORM

Dir:
Trevor Robinson
Prod:
Daniel Healy

Selfridges
“Radical Luxury”
Alexa
(2017)
LIEF
Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Margo Mars
Winner Best Fashion fillm at Istanbul fashion festival 2018

Biotherm Homme

Alexa
(2017)
STINK
Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Grace Carroll

Selfridges
“Christmas Parade”
Alexa
(2017)

SELFRIDGES

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Laura Galligan

Coppell

Alexa
(2017)

STORY

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Marcia Marieles

Always

Alexa Mini
(2017)

COMMUNITY FILMS

Dir:
Pam Thomas
Prod:
Tony Cantale

Selfridges “Incredible Machines” Alexa
(2016)


SELFRIDGES

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Shabana Mansuri
Nominated for Shots best branded entertainment, Underwire Best Cinematography
Milan Fashion Film Festival Best Photography

The Dorchester Collection

Alexa Mini
(2017)

McCANN

Dir:
Blake Claridge
Prod:
Kezia Clark

Vogue
“He for She” Campaign
Alexa
(2015)

ACCOMPLICE FILMS

Dir:
Kathryn Ferguson
Prod:
Shabana Mansuri

Macmillan Cancer Support “
RUNNER”
Alexa
(2011)

OUTSIDER

Dir:
Ben Sedley
Prod:
Tex Travi


PROMOS:



Liam Bailey
“ON MY MIND”
F55 and Hi 8
(2014)

NICE AND POLITE

Dir:
Michael Holyk
Prod:
Matt Frost

The Script
“MILIONAIRES”
Alexa
(2013)

NICE AND POLITE

Dir:
Paul Banks
Prod:
Gail Mosley

Tanya Lacey
“NOW THAT YOU”RE GONE”
Alexa
(2013)

GENERATOR FILMS

Dir:
Courtney Phillips
Prod:
Micki Perlman

Jamie Cullum
“EVERYTHING YOU DIDN'T DO”
Alexa
(2013)

NICE AND POLITE

Dir:
Alexander Brown
Prod:
Gail Mosley

Sbtrkt
“HOLD ON”
Alexa
(2012)

PULSE FILMS

Dir:
Sam Pilling
Prod:
Jo jo Ellison