Sarah Finlay

Production Designers

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Features include Francis Lee’s Ammonite starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan, The Fabulous Flitcrofts directed by Craig Roberts and starring Mark Rylance, Sebastian Leilo’s Disobedience starring Rachel Weisz, and Andrew Haigh’s Oscar / BAFTA nominated 45 Years. She has also worked with directors including Lenny Dorfman, Tony Grisoni, John Maclean, Sara Dunlop and Peter Strickland.

FEATURES / DRAMA

GALLOWS POLE
Prod. Element Pictures
Dir. Shane Meadows

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN (Feature)
Prod. Nichola Martin, Tom Miller, Kate Glover
Dir. Craig Roberts
Official Selection: BFI London Film Festival 2021

SUPERNOVA (Feature)
Prod. Tristan Golligher / The Bureau
Dir. Harry Macqueen
Nomination: Outstanding British Film – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Nomination: Supporting Actor (Stanley Tucci) – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021

Official Selection: BFI LFF 2020
Official Selection: Festival de San Sebastian 2020
Official Selection: European Film Awards 2021

AMMONITE (Feature)
Prod. See Saw Films
Dir. Francis Lee
Nomination: Production Design – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Nomination: Outstanding British Film – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021

Nomination: Original Screenplay  – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Nomination: Leading Actress (Kate Winslet) – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Nomination: Supporting Actress (Saoirse Ronan) – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Nomination: Cinematography / Costume / Hair & Make Up – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Nomination: Original Score
 – BAFTA (Longlist) 2021
Official Selection: BFI LFF 2020
Official Selection: Toronto Film Festival 2020
Official Selection: Telluride Film Festival 2020
World Premier: Cannes Film Festival 2020
Official Selection: Dinard Film Festival 2020
Official Selection: European Film Awards 2021

RIALTO (Feature)
Prod. The Bureau
Dir. Peter Mackie Burns
World Premiere: Venice Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: BFI LFF 2019
Official Selection: Glasgow Film Festival 2020
Official Selection: Dublin Film Festival 2020
Official Selection: Dinard Film Festival 2020
Winner: Best Actor (Tom Vaughan-Lawlor) – Irish Film & Television Academy 2020

JULIET, NAKED (Feature)
Prod. LAMF
Dir. Jesse Peretz

DISOBEDIENCE (Feature)
Prod. Element Pictures + Braven Films
Dir. Sebastian Lelio
Nomination: Best British Film – National Film Awards 2019
World Premiere: Sundance Film Festival 2018
Nomination: Best British Independent Film – BIFA 2018 
Nomination: Best Screenplay – BIFA 2018 
Nomination: Best Actress (Rachel Weisz) – BIFA 2018 
Nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Rachel McAdams) – BIFA 2018 
Winner: Best Supporting Actor (Alessandro Nivola) – BIFA 2018 
World Premiere – Special Presentation: Toronto Int’l Film Festival 2017
Official Selection – Spotlight Narrative: Tribeca Film Festival 2017

THE LEVELLING (Feature)
Prod. Wellington Films
Dir. Hope Dickson Leach
Winner: BAFTA Scotland – Best Writer Film/Television 2017
Official Selection: International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017
Official Selection: BFI LFF 2016
Nomination: Sutherland Award for Best Debut Feature at BFI LFF 2016
Winner: IWF Bursary Award in Assoc. with the BFI 2016
World Premiere: Toronto Int’l Film Festival 2016

BRING BACK THE CAT (Pilot)
Prod. Hungry Man
Dir. Lenny Dorfman

45 YEARS (Feature)
Prod. The Bureau
Dir. Andrew Haigh
Nomination: Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling OSCAR 2017
Nomination: Outstanding British Film BAFTA 2016
Nomination: Best Drama & Best Director – National Film Awards 2016 
Nomination: Best Director / Best Screenplay / Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling / Best Actor: Tom Courtenay – BIFA 2015
Winner: Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015 
Winner: Best Actor: Tom Courtenay & Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling – Berlin International Film Festival 2015 
Nominated: Golden Berlin Bear for Best Film – Berlin International Film Festival 2015 

WEEKEND (Feature)
Prod. The Bureau/EM Media/Glendale Picture Company
Dir. Andrew Haigh
Winner: Best Achievement in Production – British Independent Film Awards 2011 
Winner: Best Screenplay – Evening Standard British Film Awards 2012 
Winner: MovieZone Award (Andrew Haigh) – Rotterdam International Film Festival 2012 
Winner: Emerging Visions (Andrew Haigh) – SXSW Film Festival 2011 
Winner: Audience Award (Andrew Haigh) – San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2011

COMMON GROUND
Prod. Baby Cow Productions
Dir. Dave Lambert

PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS S1 (Ep 6)
Prod. Warp Films
Dir. Amanda Boyle

CRACK WILLOW
Prod. EM Media/Film4/Perfume Films
Dir. Martin Radich

SHORT FILMS

SANDS OF VENUS
Prod. Potboiler Films
Dir. Tony Grisoni

BETWEEN PLACES
Prod. Rankin Films
Dir. Iain Finlay

NO KADDISH IN CARMARTHEN
Prod. Warp Films
Dir. Jesse Armstrong
Nomination: Encounters Film Festival – Best Short

PITCH BLACK HEIST
Prod. DMC Film
Dir. John Maclean
Winner: BAFTA Best Short Film

FIVE MILES OUT
Prod. Film4/Glendale Picture Company/UK Film Council
Dir. Andrew Haigh

FEATURES (as Art Director)

VICTORIA & ABDUL
Prod. Phenomenon Pictures
Dir. Stephen Frears

SENSE8 S2
Prod. Netflix
Dir. John Maclean

SLOW WEST
Prod. See-Saw Films/DMC Film/Film4

BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO
Prod. Warp X/Illuminations Films
Dir. Peter Strickland

COMMERCIALS

Amanda Boyle: NSPCC
Mangus Hardner: Glenlivet
Philippe Andre: Age UK
Sara Dunlop: RAF