Sarah Elizabeth Mintz
Sarah Elizabeth Mintz is a writer-director working in New York and Los Angeles. She received her BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she completed her thesis film Transit, starring Dakota Johnson. After graduating, she assisted filmmakers Cary Fukunaga on True Detective, Joachim Trier on Louder Than Bombs and Alejandro González Iñárritu on The Revenant. Sarah was a Sundance Fellow in the 2017 Writer’s Intensive with her feature Good Girl Jane. She directed a proof-of-concept short film of the same name, which garnered interest and financing for the feature. Good Girl Jane, which has its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on June 11, is written by Mintz and is inspired by events in her own life. Sarah is interested in championing stories that focus on the complexities of human nature and the beauty that lies in gray areas that are often overlooked.