SARAH D’HANENS is a producer, editor and visual arts professional. Among the award-winning films she has been involved with as an Associate Producer are RaMell Ross’ 2019 Academy Award® and Emmy® Award nominated feature documentary HALE COUNTY THIS MORNING, THIS EVENING; Ross’ IDA Documentary Awards nominated short doc EASTER SNAP and Nepal's Foreign-Language Oscar® submission WHITE SUN by Deepak Rauniyar. Forthcoming films are Hilal Baydarov’s IN BETWEEN DYING and Tala Hadid's FOREST OF STONE. Sarah's Production Associate credits include Yance Ford's 2018 Academy Award® nominated and Emmy® Award winning STRONG ISLAND; Göran Hugo Olsson’s THAT SUMMER; AQUARELA by Victor Kossakovsky; ANGELS ARE MADE OF LIGHT by James Longley and Argentina's award winning ZAMA by Lucrecia Martel. Sarah produced the animated short films SPERMACETI by Jacky De Groen; FIGHTING PABLO by Robbe Vervaeke and WHY by Luc Degryse, which have premiered at international film festivals and is currently developing the animated shorts by first time filmmakers Emily Lefèbvre and Maï Calon. Sarah was recently selected for the 2020 Berlinale Talents, and will be joining Louverture Films this year as an Associate Producer.
Sarah studied literature and archaeology at Ghent University, graduated from the School of Arts | University College Ghent with an MFA in Visual Arts / Media Art and is a licensed scuba Divemaster with a zealous passion for the conservation of our oceans.
Collaborative Working • Cross/Trans Media • Drama Series • Human Rights • Hybrid Formats • Low Budget • Philosophy • Politics • Queer Cinema • Virtual Reality • Web Series • Women Empowerment • Animation • Art/Experimental • Documentary • Drama • Fantasy/Science Fiction • Historical Drama • Horror/Supernatural • Short Film