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Sara Newens

Director/Producer/Editor, Wild Pair Films
Los Angeles, California US
Available for Freelance


Sara Newens is a Los Angeles based documentary filmmaker and Emmy-award winning editor. Her first feature film, TOP SPIN, was acquired by First Run Features and received rave reviews during its limited theatrical release. Her recent short, FOOTPRINT, won top prizes during its festival run and was featured in The New York Times Op-Docs series. She also served as Editor/Writer for Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering’s latest feature, ON THE RECORD, which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and picked up for distribution by HBO Max. A graduate of the MFA Documentary Film Program at Stanford University, she continues to create original work through her production company Wild Pair Films, co-owned by Mina T. Son. In addition, she helms the LA chapter of Video Consortium.