Sara Dunlop

Sara Dunlop

Director at Rattling Stick

London, United Kingdom

My Latest Work


People I worked with

Stuart Bentham
Rattling Stick
Simon Chaudoir
Director of Photography
Factory Studios
Michelle Kendrick
Production Company Producer
SomeSuch and Co.
Natalie Parish
Executive Producer
TMS Black Sheep Music
Rob Wilson
Angell Sound Studios Ltd



Rattling Stick
London, United Kingdom
After graduating in Film from the University of Westminster, Sara was soon named one of the Top 25 Directors to Watch by Creativity Magazine. Whilst demonstrating particular affinity with graphic cinematic and filmic creative, Sara is also not afraid to show emotion or humour in her work.Sara has chalked up an impressive array of brands and productions on her reel. From HTC, MoreThan, and McDonald’s to HSBC, The Royal Navy and Sky, Sara brings an effortless quality to her films and shows a real flair for big ideas.Sara’s first short ‘Big’ for the Big Issue was met with critical acclaim both within the commercial and film worlds, received a number of awards and was featured in the D&AD annual. ‘Billboards’ for Sky also received British Arrows and Creative Circle nominations and another feature in D&AD.More recently, Sara has also turned her talents towards a number of content driven productions. Sara co-wrote and directed the dark and thought provoking film ‘High’ for shoe designer Jonathan Kelsey which received extensive press and internet coverage following its release and achieved £1.7m of media coverage for the brand.Sara then went on to create, develop and shoot the incredibly powerful digital film ‘Where is your line?’ in support of The Havens, the Crisis Centre that helps rape and sexual assault victims. ‘Where is your line?’ has so far amassed a Cannes Lion and four Golds, including Best Direction at the 2011 British Craft Awards. Most recently Sara wrote and directed a documentary to accompany her Plan International film. 

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