Sabrina Doyle

Sabrina is a writer and director based between Los Angeles and London. Her feature directing debut, Lorelei, starring Pablo Schreiber and Jena Malone, was an Official Selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival. It won the Jury Prize at the 2020 Deauville American Film Festival and the Jordan Ressler First Feature Award at the 2021 Miami Film Festival. The film was released in select US theaters and on VOD in Summer 2021. 

 

The late Sir Alan Parker called Sabrina’s work "outstanding [...] refreshingly intelligent, serious and lyrical. Much needed in tomorrow's cinema." Her directing work has been supported by Women in Film LA, the Chimaera Project, Google, Panavision, the Mary Pickford Foundation and BAFTA Los Angeles. Her shorts have been seen on the pan-European TV network ARTE, the cable channel ShortsTV and the streaming service Fandor, as well as at dozens of international film festivals, including Edinburgh and Fantasia. She was also honored by the British Academy BAFTA as a Brit to Watch and chosen to participate in the inaugural Sony Pictures Entertainment Diverse Directors Program. As a screenwriter, she’s been a Top 50 Nicholl Semifinalist and has written for Participant Media.

 

Previously, Sabrina worked as a BBC journalist for six years, producing content for the UK’s flagship news programs, including the Today program and Newsnight. A first generation high school graduate, she got top Bachelor's and MPhil degrees from Cambridge University, where her work was supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. She subsequently won a Fulbright Scholarship to attend the American Film Institute, where she completed her MFA in Film Directing.