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Sarah Gertrude Shapiro

Biography

Writer and movie director who became most widely known for co-creating the Life time series UnREAL. The display is dependant on a brief film she published and directed known as Sequin Raze. In 2012, she became among eight women chosen to be always a area of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for ladies. She began composing a book known as Ergant Cries Ignored when she was simply five years of age. She went to a film course at Santa Barbara Town University when she was 16, determining after that that she wished to be a movie director. She got her bachelor of arts in fiction composing and filmmaking from Sarah Lawrence University. She has labored on the reality displays SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Reunion as well as the Bachelor, both like a producer. Among her siblings is usually Elizabeth Shapiro-Garza. Her dad Perry was a teacher and her mother’s name is usually Diane Wolf. Marti Nixon is usually her co-creator on the display UnREAL.

Quick Facts


Full Name Sarah Gertrude Shapiro
Date Of Birth February 19, 1978
Place Of Birth Santa Barbara, CA
Profession Screenwriter
Education Sarah Lawrence College
Nationality American
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Series Long Form
Movies Sequin Raze, 2nd Best
TV Shows Unreal
Star Sign Pisces

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1Sarah was working at the Ad Agency Wieden & Kennedy in Portland, OR when she created Sequin Raze (2013).


Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UnREAL2015-2017TV Series executive producer - 30 episodes
Sequin Raze2013Short producer
Battlegrounds: King of the Court2005TV Series documentary story producer - as Sarah Shapiro, 2005
The BachelorTV Series associate producer - 18 episodes, 2002 - 2003 segment producer - 8 episodes, 2003 field producer - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2004
High School Reunion2003TV Series associate producer - as Sarah Shapiro

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UnREALTV Series created by - 30 episodes, 2015 - 2017 teleplay by - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016 written by - 2 episodes, 2015 story by - 1 episode, 2016
The Faith Diaries2016TV Series 10 episodes
Sequin Raze2013Short writer
2nd Best2012Short writer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UnREAL2016TV Series 1 episode
The Faith Diaries2016TV Series 10 episodes
Sequin Raze2013Short
2nd Best2012Short

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nerds Will Rise2011ShortNerd (as Sarah Shapiro)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsOutstanding Show Produced by a WomanUnREAL (2015)· Marti Noxon (producer)
2013SXSW Grand Jury AwardSXSW Film FestivalNarrative Short - Honorable MentionSequin Raze (2013)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Drama SeriesUnREAL (2015)· Marti Noxon
2015Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBreakthrough Series - Long FormUnREAL (2015)· Marti Noxon
2013SXSW Competition AwardSXSW Film FestivalNarrative Short FilmSequin Raze (2013)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Silver World MedalNew York International Film and TV FestivalTelevision - Regularly Scheduled Entertainment ProgramUnREAL (2015)· Marti Noxon (executive producer)
· Sally DeSipio (executive producer)
· Peter O'Fallon (executive producer)
· Robert M. Sertner (executive producer)
· David Solomon (co-executive producer)
· Elizabeth Benjamin (co-executive producer)
· Jordan Hawley (co-executive producer)
· Stacy Rukeyser (co-executive producer)
· S. Lily Hui (producer)


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