Welcome Sara Dunlop

February 12th, 2019

We are excited to announce that Sara Dunlop has joined the shop. Sara was named one of the Top 25 Directors to Watch by Creativity Magazine not long after graduating in Film from the University of Westminster. A gifted storyteller her work demonstrates a powerful cinematic realism, with authentic casting and strong emotional performances that enable her to effortlessly work within different genres.
Sara has worked with impressive array of brands and productions on her reel. From Levis to Virgin Trains, Vodafone and Sky to Facebook, Sara brings an effortless quality to her films and shows a real flair for big ideas and her work continues to gather industry recognition, evident through the awards that she has accumulated since starting her career. Her commercial work has been awarded and shortlisted at LIA, British Arrows, D&AD, Creative Circle, Cannes Lions and A-List Hollywood Craft.
Sara’s content driven work has been equally well received with the three films she co-wrote and directed for Burberry and GQ’s ‘Mr Burberry – The Night Before’ series, being featured by the Hollywood Report, HypeBeast and the Huffington Post and short-listed for the Shots Awards. She has also created award-winning films for The Big Issue, Plan, shoe designer Jonathan Kelsey and The Havens Crisis Centre, which picked up several awards at the British Arrows Craft Awards including Best Director.
Her most recent short, ‘Dreamlands’, was the only UK short film to be ‘In Competition’ at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, selected out of 5008 films globally entered. The film also won ‘Best Narrative Short’ at the 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival and recently played at the London Film Festival.
Sara has been featured in Campaign Magazine’s ‘The Annual – Top 10 Directors list’, in 2017 she chaired the Ciclope Film Craft jury. This year she became the ambassador of England for Free The Bid and joined THE CORNER SHOP for representation in the USA.
P.S. She’s rather brilliant.

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