Sarah Gavron - director
Weaving the world around her into intricate stories, Sarah’s many short films have screened internationally and won major awards. Her BAFTA-nominated directorial debut, Brick Lane, earned her The Alfred Dunhill Talent Award at the London Film Festival. Sarah went on to direct, Suffragette, featuring Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, Anne-Marie Duff, Brendan Gleeson and Ben Whishaw. Her first full length drama, the Dennis Potter Award-winning, This Little Life for BBC TV, earned her the TV BAFTA for Best New Director, Best Newcomer by the Royal Television Society and Women in Film and TV Awards, as well as a nomination for the Douglas Hickox award for Best Debut Director at the British Independent Film Awards. Sarah’s latest film, Rocks, premiered at TIFF and garnered two BAFTAs wins and eight nominations.