Sarah Sapper Production Manager
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Sarah Sapper

About me: Sarah has been a freelance Line Producer / Production Manager/Production consultant for many years. She has been head of production at Tiger Aspect Factual Group and director of productions and commercial affairs at Blink Films. Currently she is MD at Cornelia Street Productions. (based in London and Dublin)

34 years experience.

Genre: Corporate, Current Affairs, Documentary, Drama, Drama Documentary, Dramality, Magazine Programmes, Multi camera Studio, Natural History, Observational Documentary

Additional skills: 16mm or 35mm

Other skills: expert in international co-productions, tax treaties and has worked with all major broadcasters.

Overseas experience in: Canada.

At the moment I'm working at: Cornelia Street Productions

Languages: basic French


Enslaved - with Samuel L Jackson

Production company: Cornelia Street Productions ; On-screen credit: Producer and Executive Producer ; Programme type: Drama Documentary; Broadcaster: BBC, EPIX and CBC.

large scale Canada-UK coproduction about the transaltantic slave trade. Large scale drama reconstructions and overseas travel, plus extensive underwater photography


Line Producer Discovery extensive use of CGI/drama


Production Executive 6 part series for the BBC.


Tiger Aspect Productions. Overseeing the whole of the factual department output - development through to delivery of final productions. Many different genres covered from Opera to drama to magazine shows to Ob Docs. Broadcasters include: Channel4, BBC, Discovery, Bravo, PBS, Court TV, Tech TV etc


Producer. PBS/Avian Mind - website based on Queen Victorias Empire series.


Line Producer. Brook Lapping - PBS / Channel 5 / History Channel 4 x 50 about the life and times of Queen victoria. 80% of the screen time was reconstruction scenes e.g. Charge of the Light Brigade, Zulu War, Boer War, Victoria and Alberts Wedding. All shot on Super16mm.


Associate Producer/Production Manager Brook Lapping - BBC / WGBH Boston 4 x 50 series about Britain and Britons during 1940. Large amount of archive and reconstructions. Shot on digi-beta & Super16mm.


Production Manager. Brook Lapping - Ch4 / Canal Plus / VPRO/ Discovery USA 3 x 50 about Vietnam War. Locations included USA and Vietnam


Production Manager. Partridge Films - Canal+ / WNET 5 part natural and scientific history of our planet earth. Locations included USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Austria, Australia, N.Z., Iceland.


Line Producer. Intrepid Films - PBS/Universal Pictures. Super35mm cinedocumentary about mans interaction with whales. Part funded by Dutch Government film initative.

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