Sarah‐Jane Woulahan is an award‐winning director of drama, comedy, music video, documentary and transmedia who is known for her visual flair and original ideas across all genres in moving image.
Sarah-Jane’s short films Acts of God, I love Like Blood, The Irving Hand Prophecy, Ward of State and Stanley Ovation P.I. have screened at festivals South By Southwest, Melbourne International Film Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival, Warsaw Film Festival, Flickerfest, St Kilda Film Festival and Melbourne Comedy Festival and many more. Acts of God was chosen for the MIFF Accelerator program for emerging feature filmmakers in 2014 and Ward of State won best film at the 2015 Australian Dance Awards. She is currently in post production on a science fiction short, A Terrible Beauty, funded by the Screen Australia Hotshots program.
Sarah-Jane has directed ARIA and MTV nominated music videos for Australia’s most recognized musicians including Silverchair, Missy Higgins, Evermore, The Sleepy Jackson, Little Birdy, Claire Bowditch, Youth Group, Tim Finn and The Living End. She also directed music documentaries for artists including The Go-Betweens and George.
Sarah-Jane is a cross-media auteur and pioneer. She has created numerous multi-platform projects that integrate film, live performance and online interaction in genres that straddle narrative, documentary and comedy. Her comedy series, Forlorn Gaze was nominated for an AFI award for Innovation.
Sarah-Jane is a represented Director at Melbourne based production company Airbag for commercial production. She is currently writing and developing her first feature film projects including feminist drama She Loves Like Blood and the dark, sci-fi, love story A Terrible Beauty.