Sara Hallowell is an award winning film/theater writer-director. Her first short PHARAOH’S HEART starring Paul Guilfoyle was not only a recipient of a Panavision 35mm film grant, it also won several Best Short Film/Audience awards at festivals. 

Hallowell has written and directed promotional DVD’s, music videos for IKTV-Tao Music and was consulting director on spots for Best Buy, MTV and Sheryl Crow. She went to festivals with a second short RETTA’S REVENGE starring Retta (Parks and Rec, Girlfriends Guide to Divorce) then won awards for three subsequent shorts -- HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHARLIE, HAPPY HOUR and ELIZABETH -- via Filmaka, an international online film festival judged by legendary filmmakers such as Paul Schrader, Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders and Neil Labute. She then won the Canon Award for another short, SALESGIRL, at L.A.'s Dances With Films Festival.

Theatrically, Hallowell wrote/conceived/directed THE CHEKHOV PROJECT: ODE TO THE GROUP THEATER starring Enrico Colantoni  (Veronica Mars, Just Shoot Me, Person of Interest) at the Globe Playhouse in L.A.. A staged reading of Hallowell’s play BLOOD MOON directed by Arye Gross was performed at Naked Angels and the Blank Theater Company in LA.

Sara has written and directed for acclaimed photographer-director Matthew Rolston. She is a member of SAG, AEA and Film Independent.