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Sarah Clift

Writer & Director


Ian Benson

Nicola Biltoo

Sarah Clift

Sarah is a writer director from the UK. She is currently in development with two new short films VALERIE VENUS and LITTLE THINGS and is writing her first feature film IN DEPENDENCE as well as a TV series.

In 2016 Sarah wrote and directed her first short film LA MADRE BUENA (THE GOOD MOTHER). The film has screened at over 70 festivals worldwide including Ann Arbor and Palm Springs and received over 38 wins and nominations including a BIFA long list, Gold Cannes Young Director Award, Shots New Director of the Year, Free the Bid New Director and New Filmmakers LA Best Screenplay. The film received high profile coverage including The New York Times, BBC World News, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post.

Previously Sarah worked as a Creative Director in advertising at major international agencies including McCann Erickson and Leo Burnett.



WINNER – Best Screenplay, NewFilmmakers Los Angeles 2018
WINNER – Best Short Film, BIFA Longlist 2017
BFI Network Pick 2017
WINNER – Best New Director, Shots 2017
WINNER – New Director of the Year, Free the Bid 2017
WINNER – Best Comedy, The Smalls 2017
WINNER – Best Short Film, Fort McMurray 2017
WINNER – Audience Award, Encounters Film Festival 2017
WINNER – Audience Award, Calgary International Film Festival 2017
WINNER – Young Directors Award, Gold, Cannes Ad Festival, 2017
WINNER – Audience Award, VOWSS 2017
WINNER – Best International Short Film, Fastnet Film Festival 2017
WINNER – Grand Jury Prize, The Audience Awards Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2017
WINNER – The Juice Award, 2017
OVERALL WINNER – Lifetime TV and WFTV Short Film Awards
WINNER – Best International Short, Afrodite Shorts Festival
WINNER -5 x Gold Awards, Kinsale Short Film Festival

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