UK/USA // Sara Dunlop is a director signed to Rattling Stick in the UK and The Corner Shop in the US. Her work is known for its strong narrative storytelling with inspired casting and performances, she demonstrates a particular affinity with cinematic realism, full of authenticity and beauty.
Sara has won awards across the board for her commercial and branded content work, most notably at LIA, British Arrows, D&AD, Creative Circle, Cannes Lions and A-List Hollywood Craft. Her short film ‘Dreamlands’, was the only UK short film to be ‘In Competition’ at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, selected out of 5008 films globally entered. The film also won ‘Best Narrative Short’ at the 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival and has played at numerous festivals around the world including the London Film Festival.
Last year Sara became the ambassador of England for Free The Bid and this year directed an ad for the RAF which challenges the portrayal of women in advertising. It's been very well received and was featured in Grazia, The Express and on BBC News.