Director / Scriptwriter
Sarah Gordon is a Belfast based writer and director. She was part of the BBC Drama Room 21/22 cohort.
Her short films have been broadcast by BBC, RTE and France’s CINE+. During lockdown she was commissioned to write and co-direct one of six short comedy films for a project called SPLENDID ISOLATION (BBC4/BBCNI) nominated for RTS NI Best Drama, also nominated for a Celtic Media Award.
Other short film commissions include SHOPPED (Indie Move Company for iPlayer); and RAT (Púca Pictures, winner Best Short at Dinard Festival of British Film) which was part of Northern Ireland Screen’s showcase at BAFTA of the best of emerging Northern Irish talent funded by BFI and NI Screen.
Her first children’s book, BERNARD THE IRISH DINOSAUR is published by O’Donnell Press. Her feature script POKES was selected for development through NI Screen’s New Writer Focus scheme. She is currently developing an Irish language feature film called AONTAS for ILBF, TG4 and BBC through Púca Pictures.
Sarah has most recently been working in the writer’s room on new CBBC children’s animation YUKI (Score Draw Music) and written nine episodes.