Sarah Brocklehurst Productions

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SARAH BROCKLEHURST IS A LONDON-BASED PRODUCER, NOMINATED FOR THE BAFTA FOR OUTSTANDING DEBUT, AND SELECTED AS ONE OF SCREEN INTERNATIONAL'S 'STARS OF TOMORROW'.

BORN IN THE USA WITH A MIXED BRITISH AND CHINESE HERITAGE, SARAH GREW UP IN FRANCE BEFORE MOVING TO THE UK FOR SECONDARY AND FURTHER EDUCATION. SHE STUDIED ENGLISH AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, WHERE SHE WAS PRESIDENT OF THE AMATEUR DRAMATIC CLUB AND PRODUCER FOR THE CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS.

HER PROFESSIONAL LIFE BEGAN IN THE THEATRE INDUSTRY: SHE WORKED IN THE PRODUCERS' DEPARTMENT AT THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY AND THEN AS APPRENTICE PRODUCER WITH SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS IN THE WEST END. SARAH THEN WENT ON TO INDEPENDENTLY PRODUCE NEW STAGE WORK IN LONDON BY WRITERS INCLUDING DAVID GREIG, NEIL LABUTE, CLARA BRENNAN AND STEVEN BERKOFF.

HER FIRST FEATURE FILM BLACK POND (DIRECTED BY WILL SHARPE AND TOM KINGSLEY) RECEIVED NOMINATIONS AT THE BAFTAS, BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS, GUARDIAN FIRST FILM AWARD, RAINDAINCE FESTIVAL AND WON THE LONDON COMEDY FESTIVAL DISCOVERY AWARD AS WELL AS THE EVENING STANDARD AWARD FOR BEST NEWCOMERS.

IN 2016, SARAH WAS SELECTED FOR GUIDING LIGHTS, THE BRITISH INDUSTRY'S FLAGSHIP MENTORING SCHEME, AND HER MENTOR IS TESSA ROSS.

THE SBP FILM SLATE IS SUPPORTED BY THE BFI, CREATIVE ENGLAND, BBC FILMS, FFILM CYMRU WALES, SCREEN AUSTRALIA AND THE IRISH FILM BOARD.