Sarah Price (filmmaker)

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Sarah Price
Born Virginia, United States
Occupation Film director/producer

Sarah Price is an American filmmaker, known for the feature documentaries American Movie (1999 Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival, released by Sony Pictures Classics),[1] Caesar's Park (2001 SXSW Int'l Film Fest, Sundance Channel), The Yes Men (2003 Toronto Int'l Film Festival, released by United Artist/MGM), and Summercamp! (2006 Toronto Int'l Film Fest, Sundance Channel). Price was also a cinematographer on The Yes Men Fix the World (2009 Sundance Film Fest/HBO), and a Co-Producer of Youssou N’dour: I Bring What I Love (2008 Toronto Int’l Fest), about the Grammy award-winning African singer. Price served as Juror for the 2008 AFI/Discovery Channel SILVERDOCS festival, the 2007 Austin Film Society’s Texas Filmmakers Production Fund, and the 2006 HBO/Comedy Arts Festival. In 2009, she expanded into commercial directing and is represented by Independent Media Inc. In 2014, she further expanded into episodic television, directing The Carrie Diaries for Warner Brothers.

Price is a member of the Director's Guild of America.

Early Life[edit]

Price spent the first five years of her life in London, England, her early school years in the American Midwest and East Coast, and later attended high school at the International Schools in Frankfurt, Germany and Nairobi, Kenya. She received her BA (Phi Beta Kappa) from her family's alma mater, the University of Iowa. She received her MFA from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.


  1. ^ Maslin, Janet (November 5, 1999). "American Movie". The New York Times. 

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