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SARAH FINLAY

Production Designer: sarah-finlay.com

Features include Sebastian Leilo’s Disobedience starring Rachel Weisz, Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years, The Levelling directed by Hope Dickson Leach and Juliet, Naked directed by Jesse Peretz, which will receive its World Premier at the Sundance Film Festival 2018. Sarah has also worked with directors including Lenny Dorfman, Amanda Boyle, John Maclean and Peter Strickland.

 

FEATURES

RIALTO (2018)
Prod. The Bureau
Dir. Peter Mackie Burns

JULIET, NAKED (2017)
Prod. LAMF
Dir. Jesse Peretz
World Premiere: Sundance Film Festival 2018

DISOBEDIENCE (2016/7)
Prod. Element Pictures + Braven Films
Dir. Sebastian Lelio
World Premiere – Special Presentation: Toronto Int’l Film Festival 2017
Official Selection – Spotlight Narrative: Tribeca Film Festival 2017

THE LEVELLING (2015)
Prod. Wellington Films
Dir. Hope Dickson Leach
Winner: BAFTA Scotland – Best Writer Film/Television 2017
Official Selection: International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017
Official Selection: BFI LFF 2016
Nomination: Sutherland Award for Best Debut Feature at BFI LFF 2016
Winner: IWF Bursary Award in Assoc. with the BFI 2016
World Premiere: Toronto Int’l Film Festival 2016

45 YEARS (2015)
Prod. The Bureau
Dir. Andrew Haigh
Nomination: OSCARs Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling
Nomination: BAFTA Outstanding British Film 2016
Nomination: National Film Awards 2016 – Best Drama & Best Director
Nomination: BIFAs 2015 – Best Director / Best Screenplay / Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling / Best Actor: Tom Courtenay
Winner: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015 – Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film
Winner: Berlin International Film Festival 2015 – Best Actor: Tom Courtenay & Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling
Nominated: Berlin International Film Festival 2015 – Golden Berlin Bear for Best Film

WEEKEND (2011)
Prod. The Bureau/EM Media/Glendale Picture Company
Dir. Andrew Haigh
Winner: British Independent Film Awards 2011 – Best Achievement in Production
Winner: Evening Standard British Film Awards 2012 – Best Screenplay
Winner: Rotterdam International Film Festival 2012 – MovieZone Award (Andrew Haigh)
Winner: SXSW Film Festival 2011 Competition Award – Emerging Visions (Andrew Haigh)
Winner: San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2011- Audience Award (Andrew Haigh)

CRACK WILLOW (2008)
Prod. EM Media/Film4/Perfume Films
Dir. Martin Radich

 

TELEVISION DRAMA (as Production Designer)

BRING BACK THE CAT (Pilot – 2015)
Prod. Hungry Man
Dir. Lenny Dorfman

COMMON GROUND (2013)
Prod. Baby Cow Productions
Dir. Dave Lambert

PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS (Season 1 Episode 6, 2012)
Prod. Warp Films
Dir. Amanda Boyle

 

SHORT FILMS

BETWEEN PLACES (2014)
Prod. Rankin Films
Dir. Iain Finlay

NO KADDISH IN CARMARTHEN (2013)
Prod. Warp Films
Dir. Jesse Armstrong
Nomination: Encounters Film Festival – Best Short

PITCH BLACK HEIST (2011)
Prod. DMC Film
Dir. John Maclean
Winner: BAFTA Best Short Film 2012

FIVE MILES OUT (2009)
Prod. Film4/Glendale Picture Company/UK Film Council
Dir. Andrew Haigh

 

FEATURES (as Art Director)

VICTORIA & ABDUL (2016)
Prod. Phenomenon Pictures
Dir. Stephen Frears

SLOW WEST (2015)
Prod. See-Saw Films/DMC Film/Film4
Dir. John Maclean

BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO (2012)
Prod. Warp X/Illuminations Films
Dir. Peter Strickland

 

TELEVISION (as Art Director)

SENSE8 (Season II)
Prod. Netflix

THEM FROM THAT THING (Season 1 Episodes 1 & 2, 2012)
Prod. Zeppotron
Dir. Ben Palmer

ROGER & VAL HAVE JUST GOT IN (6 Episodes, 2010)
Prod. BBC
Dir. Jamie Rafn

PSYCHOVILLE (Series 2, 6 Episodes & Halloween Special, 2010)
Prod. BBC
Dir. Matt Lipsey

 

COMMERCIALS

Age UK,Independent,Philippe Andre
NSPCC: The Shit Kids Say,Academy,Amanda Boyle
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