Sarah Gignac wrote and directed four short films (Curtains, Sleeping Beauty, Borscht & Fresh Bread, and Deep Blue), 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 Write Small, WIFT-AT’s Directed By Women and the [Interactive] Incubator Project for Wed Series at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival. 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 and Artist in Residence for the Do Good Residency in Charlottetown, PE in 2019.
Currently she is in development with her creative partner Becky Parsons and Executive Producer Terry Greenlaw on The Apartment, a horror feature film.
Sarah is also working on a new short animation titled Rage Monster with the assistance of Arts Nova Scotia and the Helen Hill Animation Award. It will be completed in 2020.
She lives and writes in Halifax, NS.