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Born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to British parents, multi award winning actor, writer, director Sarah Deakins spent the first year of her life in Chicago, until her parents decided to move to Canada. A graduate of the University of Victoria theatre program, Ms. Deakins has extensive stage and screen credits. The first short film she penned and starred in, "Late", went to Cannes as part of Telefilm Canada's "Not Short On Talent" Program, and more recently Deakins has collected over 25 awards on the festival circuit as the writer and director of "Greece", produced by Brightlight Pictures. She is the creator, writer, director of the pilot episode, "Yellow", with Brightlight Pictures, for a series that will be exclusively written and directed by women. Ms Deakins makes her home in three main cities, splitting the year between LA, Toronto, and Vancouver.

Sarah Deakins was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin to British parents who then moved to Canada. A multi award win­ning writer/director and a graduate of the University of Victoria theatre program, Ms. Deakins has extensive stage and screen credits as a performer. The first short film she penned and starred in, “LATE” (see links below), went to Cannes as part of Telefilm Canada’s “Not Short On Talent” Program, and more recently Deakins has collected over 25 awards on the festival circuit as the writer and director of “GREECE”, produced by Brightlight Pictures. She is the writer/director of the multi award winning pilot episode, “YELLOW”, with Brightlight Pictures, for an anthology series called IN PERSON, currently in development. Ms. Deakins is also developing a web series called HAPPENSTANCE in Toronto, produces a podcast, HEAVILY PIXELATED, and is in development on several feature films, including "VIOLET" with Brightlight Pictures in Vancouver. She makes her home in three main cities, splitting the year be­tween LA, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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