ABOUT SARAH

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Sarah Koteles is a young filmmaker whose gripping work has found critical acclaim both locally and internationally. A Chicago native living in Los Angeles, her craft is colored by her background in design and animation, with work including narrative films, commercials, music videos and fashion.

As a child, Sarah was obsessed with music videos and Tim Burton films. She got her start as a motion designer at various tv companies while pursuing a career in directing on the side. She brings a designer’s eye to all her work and is adept at directing a variety of styles and genres.

Awards
2012 Promax Silver - Alma Awards (Commercial)
2013 Promax Gold - Hispanic Heritage Month (Campaign)
2013 Best Fashion Film - London Film Picks - "Natura" (Short Film)
2015 Best EDM Video - Chicago Indie Music Video Awards - "Undercover" (Music Video)
2018 Best Drama - LA Shorts Awards - "White Wolves" (Short Film)
2018 Best Director - LA Shorts Awards - "White Wolves" (Short Film)
2018 Best Female Director - European Cinematography Awards - "White Wolves" (Short Film)
2018 Best Short - European Cinematography Awards - "White Wolves" (Short Film)
2018 ARFF International Mention - Around Films International Festival - "White Wolves" (Short Film) 2019 Best Indie Filmmaker - Los Angeles Film Awards - "White Wolves" (Short Film)

Contact Info
me@thisissarah.com
+1(773)350-0533

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