Sara Basso

Director, Writer, and Producer

Sara Basso is a Director, Writer, and Producer based in Toronto. She started her career in 2006 producing commercials and branded content but ventured into directing in 2013 with her short films Records For Maggie and Exquisite, which have screened at international film festivals. Sara’s feature script Fortune Not Found was named ’Top 5’ at the 2014 Canadian Film Festival screenwriting competition. Her television credits include: Backstage, Defiance, Warehouse 13, Suits, Covert Affairs, and CBC’s critically acclaimed documentary series Hello Goodbye which she worked on for two seasons as a story producer. Sara has recently expanded her work into the non-profit space, teaming up with friend Director X on Operation Prefrontal Cortex; an initiative to bring mindfulness and meditation into schools and communities in an effort to confront Toronto’s rising gun violence crisis.

Schedule

Mon, Sept 23

11:00am

11:00am - 11:20am

Youth

Producing Stories and Experiences with Array of Stars and Sara Basso

Cole Sullivan, creative director at Array of Stars, an integrated creative studio, speaks with producer Sara Basso on how the intersection of creativity and technology can produce innovation solutions.

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Tues, Sept 24

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Wed, Sept 25

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Thurs, Sept 26

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