Sara Barbas is an award-winning Bristol-based writer and director. Sara studied Sculpture at the University of Lisbon (1996-2002) and has worked in the animation and creative industries ever since. Sara has mainly freelanced for Aardman Animations in many different creative roles but has also written scripts for CBeebies and Dot to Dot in London. In 2012 Sara graduated with distinction from the MA in Scriptwriting for Theatre, Radio, Television and Film at Bath Spa University. Sara has written for the worldwide-distributed series 'Shaun the Sheep’, ‘Morph' and ‘School of Roars’ as well as developed her own series at Aardman’s.
Sara’s latest animated short film “Final Call” has been doing the international film festival circuit and has been awarded in Portugal, Germany, India and the UK.
Presently Sara freelances as a writer, producer and director for animation.