Equal parts film production, administrative work, and film and arts education, Sarah is a full time filmmaker covering all sides of the industry. She balances being a freelance filmmaker with youth media arts educator at the Bay Area Video Coalition. Sarah has a BS in Radio-TV-Film production from the University of Texas at Austin and has worked on a variety of sets and productions for over the last 10+ years including the Emmy-winning and Independent Spirit Award winning documentary, Where Soldiers Come From,  as well as The Future of Food and Symphony of the Soil.

Since moving to the Bay Area she has worked for local production companies including DogPatch Films, Vaquera Films, Fat Belly Productions, Ronin Productions, Whitmore Productions, Chelsea Pictures  and 4SP Films working on projects for clients such as T-Mobile, Ex’pressions College of Digital Arts, Trizic, Liquidity, Autodesk, Verizon, Ramit Sethi, Pie Fridays and comedian Brian Copeland, along with working on Academy Award-winning Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney’s project for Ford, Mustang Moments.

Videos directed:

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition video (2014)

Yarn Graffiti Documentary teaser (2009)

2010 Cinematography Reel

La Page Blanche (a short film) (2008/9)

Videos I have edited for other people/clients:

Austin Film Festival’s Johnny Depp Award Video

Not A Genuine Black Man Kickstarter Video

Not A Genuine Black Man Kickstarter from Dawn Valadez on Vimeo.

A Knitted Wonderland (Blanton Art Museum)

Fulmore Middle School GT NOLA Field Trip 2010

Texas Premiere of Telling Amy’s Story from Texas Council on Family Violence on Vimeo.

Projects I produced:

A webseries I shot:

(Youtube Playlist)

Short films that my students have made:

(Youtube Playlist)