SARAH CAYCE

A writer who doesn't like writing about herself and wants to know your whole life story.

Sarah Cayce is a multiple award-winning director, Emmy-nominated producer, professional screenwriter, and casting director.

 

Her debut short film, Killing Irma, screened at 15 festivals in 2020. Sarah wrote, produced, and directed Killing Irma and won seven awards for the film including:

  • Best Female Director

  • Best Original Story

  • Audience Choice Award

  • Best Female Film.

Sarah’s been producing since 2010 and has worked on feature-length documentaries, dozens of commercials, documentary content for Bleacher Report (which sent her to the Rio Olympics), and for select narrative projects.

 

When Sarah isn’t working on producing or directing, she can be found running her casting office, Compass Casting. She’s worked with filmmakers like Terrence Malick to John wells and always makes time for smaller indies between commercials. Some of her commercial clients include Ford, AT&T, the NFL, and dozens more.

 

Outside of work, Sarah’s almost always spending time with her wife outdoors.

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AWARDS
  • Best Direction - Chicago Feedback Festival - Total Catch

  • Best Female Director - Independent Short Awards - Killing Irma

  • Best Female Film - Indie Short Fest - Killing Irma

  • Best Original Story - Independent Short Awards - Killing Irm

SELECT PRODUCING CREDITS
  • Intervention - Short Film 

  • Give Up the Ghost - Short Film 

  • She, the Sunrise - Short Film 

  • After Life - Short Film 

  • Killing Irma - Short Film

  • Fresh Air - Short Film 

  • Breathe - Short Documentary

  • Gold Rush - Docu-series during 2016 Olympics for Bleacher Report

DIRECTING CREDITS
  • Happily Never After - Feature Film [Mar Vista Entertainment]

  • She, the Sunrise - Short Film

  • After Life - Short Film

  • Killing Irma - Short Film 

  • Fresh Air - Short Film

WRITING CREDITS
  • Curtains - Feature - Story By/Written By

  • Happily Never After - Feature - Script Doctor

  • She, the Sunrise - Narrative Short - Co-Writer 

  • After Life - Short Film - Story By/Written By

  • Killing Irma - Short Film - Story By/Written By

  • Fresh Air - Short Film - Co-Writer