Sara became the second-ever female VFX Oscar winner when she received a 2016 Academy Award for best visual effects in Alex Garland’s feature Ex-Machina, for which she also received a BAFTA Film Award nomination. Sara’s VFX and 2D Supervisor credits at Milk also include Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise, The Martian (20th Century Fox), Poltergeist (Fox/MGM), The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Brett Ratner’s Hercules (Paramount/MGM), Dracula Untold (Universal), Sherlock (BBC/Hartswood) and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (BBC).
Prior to the launch of Milk in 2013, Sara was Head of 2D at Mill TV & Film for seven years. During this time Sara worked as VFX Supervisor on feature films including Les Miserables, Dredd 3D; The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Walden Media / 20th Century Fox) and Jordan Scott’s directorial debut, Cracks (Scott Free).
Sara is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, BAFTA and the Visual Effects Society.