Bay Area native, Sara has had a passion for filmmaking since the 7th grade, from shooting and editing stop-motion videos to covering family events at her church. After high school, she decided to study at De Anza College, where she received her three Associates of Arts degrees in Film Production, Television Production, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.
Afterwards, she transferred to San Francisco State University to pursue her Bachelors of Arts in Cinema and a minor in Marketing. Sara’s student films have been featured in the following festivals: Cinequest Film & VR Festival 2017, Tally Shorts Film Festival 2017, Film School Shorts (Season 5), Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne 2017, The Los Angeles New Wave International Film Festival (Fall 2016), Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, Cine Pobre Film Festival, and Around Film Festival (ARFF Berlin).
In addition to her formal education, Sara has spent the past three years working at a startup virtual reality company in Sunnyvale on their video production team. Aside from corporate videos, Sara also has professional post-production experience for events, documentaries, music videos, and short narrative films.