Sarah Gignac

Sarah Gignac wrote and directed three short films (Curtains, Sleeping Beauty, and Borscht & Fresh Bread), which played in festivals across North America and internationally. She has participated in many writing and filmmaking programs including the PEI Screenwriters Bootcamp, AFCOOP’s Film 5, and WIFT-AT’s Directed By Women.  In 2016 she shadowed director Cory Bowles on the set of CBC’s Studio Black! She was Filmmaker in Residence at the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) in Dawson, Yukon in 2017. In 2018 she attended the [Interactive] Incubator Project for Wed Series at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival.

Currently she is in development with her creative partner Becky Parsons and Executive Producer Terry Greenlaw on The Apartment, a horror feature film.

In 2018 Sarah won the Helen Hill Animation Award to create a new short film titled Rage Monster. In 2019 she was selected as an Artist in Residence for the Do Good Residency in Charlottetown, PE, where she began work on a new short animation, Deep Blue. Both films will be completed in 2019.

She lives and writes in Halifax, NS.

(902) 219-1888