bio | sarah nean bruce
Filmmaker Sarah Nean Bruce owns and operates bel âge medias in Hollywood. Born near the cusp of Capricorn and Aquarius, Sarah Nean fuses together the artistic and realistic aspects of Show~Business with finesse and experience from years of working in both spheres of influence.
Twenty-year veteran in the entertainment biz, Ms. Bruce’s recent projects are: Director/Producer of National & Regional PSA/Commercial Campaigns (TV, Theatre, Billboard, Print) starring Eva La Rue to Help Kids & Families With Cancer for Beckstrand Cancer Foundation; Co-Executive Producer of film festival award-winning sci-fi film noir feature “Yesterday Was A Lie” for Helicon Arts Cooperative, released by E1/Koch; Additional Unit Producer of “The Delphi Effect” (aka “Kiss Me Deadly”) for Regent Entertainment; Co-Executive Producer of the Hallmark film “Where There’s A Will” (Love, Clyde) directed by John Putch, starring Marion Ross, Frank Whaley, & Christine Elise for Larry Levinson Productions; Co-Executive Producer of the long-running Hallmark Romantic Comedy “The Family Plan” starring Tori Spelling & Little Miss Sunshine’s “Olive” Abigail Breslin for Larry Levinson Productions released domestically and worldwide; Director of the thriller / horror feature film “Bram Stoker’s Way of The Vampire” released domestically with Blockbuster Entertainment and worldwide; Director / Producer of the dramatic ensemble piece “The Marriage Undone”; Producer of the hybridized Live-Action / CGI television pilot presentation “Labrats” for Director Bob Saget and Executive Producer Troy Miller; Co-Writer of the horror-thriller feature script “Witches of Beverly Hills” for Regent Entertainment; Producer of the feature film “Flash!” for Director Annabel Schofield and Starline Films West Releasing; Producer of “The Process of Creative Deception” for Velocity Pictures; and a Co-Producer for renowned docu-filmmaker Dr. Michael Tobias on the edgy documentary feature “Stone’s Edge” about and authorized by Oliver Stone.
Ms. Bruce’s past work includes: Executive VP of Development / Creative Affairs at White Rose Entertainment owned by producer John D. Schofield (“Enemy At The Gates”). She served as Film Commissioner / Assistant Director in North Texas for the DFW Regional Film Commission where she acted as the liaison and production advisor on: “The X-Files” TVS Episode #4.7 “Musings of A Cigarette Smoking Man”; “Dr T and the Women” for Dir. Robert Altman and Star Richard Gere; “Any Given Sunday” for Oliver Stone; “Boys Don’t Cry“ with Oscar® Winner Hilary Swank; “Universal Soldier: The Return”; “The X-Files: Fight The Future” feature; and “Armageddon” for Dir. Michael Bay. She also served as a Producer on the 1997, 1998, and 1999 “Lone Star Film and Television Awards” honoring Shirley MacLaine, Marion Ross, Sandra Bullock, William H. Macy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Matthew McConaughey, Renée Zellweger, Wes Anderson, Christopher Guest, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jason Schwartzman, Tim McCanlies, Jean Stapleton, Debbie Reynolds, Robert Duvall and, more.
As a consultant for New Regency Films: she worked on “Pretty Woman”; “The Power of One”; “That Night”; and “Under Siege.” Under her production shingle: she served as the producer/writer/showrunner for the syndicated TV series “Classic Cars and Racing Stars” and produced/wrote a documentary on the Inaugural Palm Springs International Film Festival for then Mayor Sonny Bono.
At the company Spherical Sound (prototype 5.1 Entertainment Group): she worked on surround sound projects with Grammy® Award Winning Producer Ken Caillat, Grammy® Award Winning performer Mick Fleetwood & his ZOO, Grammy® Award Winning Pop-Star Michael Jackson & Grammy® Award Winning Producer Quincy Jones, and Grammy® Award Winning Producer Bob Ezrin where she personally received RIAA® Multi-Platinum Record Awards for her work with Pink Floyd.
Sarah’s works have been “official selections” & “Winners” of: Sunscreen Film Festival (WINNER), Mexico International Film Festival (GOLDEN PALM WINNER), Accolade Film Awards (BEST OF SHOW), Foursite Film Festival (WINNER), Beverly Hills Hi-Def Film Festival, Fargo Fantastic Film Festival (WINNER), LA Femme Film Festival (WINNER), Secret City Film Festival (WINNER), ShockerFest Intl. Film Festival (WINNER), Berks Movie Madness Film Festival (WINNER), New York Visionfest (WINNER), Route 66 Film Festival (WINNER), Central Florida Film Festival (FINALIST), Heart of England Intl. Film Festival (BEST FILM NOIR), Park City Film Music Festival (WINNER), Wrath of Con Film Festival (WINNER), Twin Rivers Media Festival (WINNER), Lake Forest Film Festival (WINNER), Brilliant Light International Film Festival (WINNER), Backlot Film Festival (WINNER), Telly Award (2nd Place WINNER), OmegaCon Film Festival (WINNER), Indie Spirit Film Festival, Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, Panavision New Filmmaker Grant (WINNER), Los Angeles International Short Film Festival; HDFest; Dallas Video Festival; Deep Ellum Film Festival; New York International & Independent Film / Video Festival (WINNER); Fort Worth Film Festival and the Slamdance Film Festival.