Sarah Ivy is an award-winning producer and director based in Venice Beach, CA. She began her career in development at Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Television and MTV Films. After working in the production office for the CBS drama Criminal Minds and assisting top-level executives at Warner Bros., she went on to become Vice President and a Producer at Master Key Productions where she produced international unit shoots for network and cable television shows including Scandal, Covert Affairs, Royal Pains in addition to numerous pilots and ran business affairs for the company.
Her first feature documentary, Do You Dream in Color?, garnered much acclaim and numerous awards on the festival circuit. For the film, she was recipient of the NYWIFT Loreen Arbus Disability Awareness Award and the 2017 Jacob Bolotin Award in recognition achievements of exemplary significance to the blind for her directing work. The film is being distributed by Uncork’d Entertainment.
Sarah is currently in post-production on her second feature film, Sk8 Girlz, a documentary following an all-female skateboard team based out of Orange County, CA.
She is a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Production. Additionally, she remains an active advocate for women in film as a part of the Film Fatales, Women in Media and the Alliance of Women Directors.
When not making movie magic, you can find her at the gym and in the ring where she is a competitive amateur boxer.