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Sandra Goldbacher

Director

Sandra directs commercials through TOMBOY Films.

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
THE ACCIDENT
Company:
The Forge/Channel 4
Project details:
4 x 60"
Production (role):
ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE
Company:
Mammoth Screen/BBC/Amazon
Project details:
Agatha Christie adaptation
Starring Morven Christie, Alice Eve, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor
Production (role):
ANNE
Company:
CBC/Netflix
Project details:
1 Episode. Adaptation by Moira Walley-Beckett of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
Production (role):
VICTORIA
Company:
Mammoth Screen / ITV
Project details:
Two Episodes, 8 part series

Writer Daisy Goodwin

Starring Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes and Rufus Sewell.

Nominated RTS Yorkshire Awards Best Director 2017
Production (role):
ENDEAVOUR
Company:
Mammoth Screen
Project details:
1st Film of Series 3
Production (role):
THE HOUR
Company:
Kudos / BBC
Project details:
Directed opening two episodes of Abi Morgan’s series

Starring Dominic West, Romola Garai and Ben Wishaw

Nominated - Golden Globes - Best Mini Series 2013
Production (role):
BALLET SHOES
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Television Film. Heidi Thomas’ adaptation of the classic children’s novel

Starring Emma Watson, Victoria Wood, Amelia Fox and Richard Griffiths

Theatrical release in the US

Won Best Director Prize at Rome TV Festival
Production (role):
HISTORY OF EUROPE
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
Directed the title sequence for the series
Production (role):
WET AND WINDY (Co-Director)
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
Directed extracts with Alan Bennett and Benjamin Zephaniah for theme night
Production (role):
MIDNIGHT FILMS
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
Directed inserts for C4’s Network 7
Production (role):
NIGHT OF 1000 EYES
Company:
South East Arts
Project details:
30 min

Shown at British Art Show, Tate, Pompidou, etc.
IN DEVELOPMENT
Production (role):
PASSENGERS (Co-Creator)
Company:
Stray Bear Productions
Project details:
Original idea in development with Ivana McKinnon
Production (role):
THE BELOVED
Company:
The Producers / UKFC
Project details:
Feature adaptation

Sandra to direct

Currently in development
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
ME WITHOUT YOU (Director / Co-Writer)
Company:
Finola Dwyer / Dakota Films / Film 4
Project details:
Co-Writer with Laurence Coriat

Stars Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Kyle MacLachlan and Trudie Styler

Premiered in competition at Venice 2001 - Cinema of the Present

Gala Screening at the London Film Festival

UK release November 2001 with Momentum Pictures

US release 2002 with Samuel Goldwyn Co

Nominated - Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film - BAFTA 2001
Production (role):
THE GOVERNESS (Writer / Director)
Company:
Parallax / British Screen / Pandora / BBC / Arts Council
Project details:
Prod. Sarah Curtis

Starring Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers

Winner of Karlovy Vary Audience Award and Special Prize for Author Debut

Won the Special Jury Prize at the Dinard Film Festival

Nominated - Carl Forman Best Newcomer Award - BAFTA 1999

Released in U.S. by Sony Classics
Production (role):
NANA
Company:
BBC Films / Scarlet Pictures
Project details:
Feature adaptation of Emile Zola novel

Prod. Ceci Dempsey
Production (role):
FAITH (Writer)
Company:
Ruby Films / UKFC
Project details:
Original Screenplay

Prods. Alison Owen and Neris Johnson
Production (role):
PERFECT DAY (Co-Writer / Director)
Company:
BFI
Project details:
Original Feature

Co-Written with Laurence Coriat
Production (role):
BLISSFUL (Writer)
Company:
BFI
Production (role):
SCARLET WOMEN (Co-Creator / Director)
Company:
Picture Palace
Project details:
Original idea by Sandra and Tony Grisoni

Tony Grisoni wrote the screenplay with finance from European Script Fund

Sandra to direct
SHORT FILM
Production (role):
SEVENTEEN: SHORT AND CURLIES
Company:
Film4 / British Screen
Project details:
First screened at the London Film Festival in 1994

Silver Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival and theatrical release
Production (role):
PICCADILLY CIRCUS BY NIGHT (Writer / Director)
Company:
BFI New Directors
Project details:
20 minutes

Prod. Fiona Morham

First screened at the London Film Festival, November 1995
Production (role):
BUILDING SIGHTS
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
Filmed two short films on Grand Central Station with American architect Philip Johnson and on the John Hancock Tower in Chicago with artist Jeff Koons
Production (role):
CONCEPTIONS AND MISCONCEPTIONS
Company:
BBC 2
Project details:
15 minutes stylised documentary about birth, superstition and old wives’ tales for BBC 2’s Birth Night
Production (role):
THE SLENDER BRIDE (Writer)
Company:
Screenage Pictures / Channel 4
Project details:
11 minutes film commissioned by Stephen Garrett
Production (role):
THEM AND US
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
20 x 1 minute dramas for series set in post-war austerity Britain
Production (role):
NETWORK 7
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
Three short fashion films including one about Flamenco and a two and a half minute version of Nine and a Half Weeks
Production (role):
THE MALADY (Co-Writer / Co-Director)
Company:
NFTS
Project details:
45 minutes graduation film

Written and directed by Sandra and Kim Flitcroft

Drama about alchemy and intrigue, set at the court of Elizabeth I
COMMERCIAL
Production (role):
CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION "The Children’s Society", "Donor Cards", "Cracking Crime" & "Vandalism"
Production (role):
999 (Writer / Co-Director)
Company:
Picture Palace
Production (role):
WHERE'S JOHNNY? (Writer / Co-Director)
Company:
Picture Palace
Production (role):
SMILE (Writer / Co-Director)
Company:
Picture Palace
Production (role):
OBSERVER SECTION
Production (role):
ABSOLUT VODKA
DOCUMENTARY
Production (role):
BRENDAN’S BOYS (Co-Director)
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
30 minutes documentary for Short Stories series
Production (role):
JOHNNY FANTASTIC (Co-Director)
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
Stylish black and white documentary about the dreams of a young boxing contender
Production (role):
THE GLADIATOR
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
15 minutes documentary about “the strongest man in the world” and the woman behind him

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): THE ACCIDENT
    Company: The Forge/Channel 4
    Project details: 4 x 60"
  • Production (role): ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE
    Company: Mammoth Screen/BBC/Amazon
    Project details: Agatha Christie adaptation
    Starring Morven Christie, Alice Eve, Bill Nighy, Anna Chancellor
  • Production (role): ANNE
    Company: CBC/Netflix
    Project details: 1 Episode. Adaptation by Moira Walley-Beckett of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
  • Production (role): VICTORIA
    Company: Mammoth Screen / ITV
    Project details: Two Episodes, 8 part series

    Writer Daisy Goodwin

    Starring Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes and Rufus Sewell.

    Nominated RTS Yorkshire Awards Best Director 2017
  • Production (role): ENDEAVOUR
    Company: Mammoth Screen
    Project details: 1st Film of Series 3
  • Production (role): THE HOUR
    Company: Kudos / BBC
    Project details: Directed opening two episodes of Abi Morgan’s series

    Starring Dominic West, Romola Garai and Ben Wishaw

    Nominated - Golden Globes - Best Mini Series 2013
  • Production (role): BALLET SHOES
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Television Film. Heidi Thomas’ adaptation of the classic children’s novel

    Starring Emma Watson, Victoria Wood, Amelia Fox and Richard Griffiths

    Theatrical release in the US

    Won Best Director Prize at Rome TV Festival
  • Production (role): HISTORY OF EUROPE
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: Directed the title sequence for the series
  • Production (role): WET AND WINDY (Co-Director)
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: Directed extracts with Alan Bennett and Benjamin Zephaniah for theme night
  • Production (role): MIDNIGHT FILMS
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: Directed inserts for C4’s Network 7
  • Production (role): NIGHT OF 1000 EYES
    Company: South East Arts
    Project details: 30 min

    Shown at British Art Show, Tate, Pompidou, etc.
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): PASSENGERS (Co-Creator)
    Company: Stray Bear Productions
    Project details: Original idea in development with Ivana McKinnon
  • Production (role): THE BELOVED
    Company: The Producers / UKFC
    Project details: Feature adaptation

    Sandra to direct

    Currently in development
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): ME WITHOUT YOU (Director / Co-Writer)
    Company: Finola Dwyer / Dakota Films / Film 4
    Project details: Co-Writer with Laurence Coriat

    Stars Anna Friel, Michelle Williams, Kyle MacLachlan and Trudie Styler

    Premiered in competition at Venice 2001 - Cinema of the Present

    Gala Screening at the London Film Festival

    UK release November 2001 with Momentum Pictures

    US release 2002 with Samuel Goldwyn Co

    Nominated - Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film - BAFTA 2001
  • Production (role): THE GOVERNESS (Writer / Director)
    Company: Parallax / British Screen / Pandora / BBC / Arts Council
    Project details: Prod. Sarah Curtis

    Starring Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Harriet Walter and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers

    Winner of Karlovy Vary Audience Award and Special Prize for Author Debut

    Won the Special Jury Prize at the Dinard Film Festival

    Nominated - Carl Forman Best Newcomer Award - BAFTA 1999

    Released in U.S. by Sony Classics
  • Production (role): NANA
    Company: BBC Films / Scarlet Pictures
    Project details: Feature adaptation of Emile Zola novel

    Prod. Ceci Dempsey
  • Production (role): FAITH (Writer)
    Company: Ruby Films / UKFC
    Project details: Original Screenplay

    Prods. Alison Owen and Neris Johnson
  • Production (role): PERFECT DAY (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company: BFI
    Project details: Original Feature

    Co-Written with Laurence Coriat
  • Production (role): BLISSFUL (Writer)
    Company: BFI
    Project details:
  • Production (role): SCARLET WOMEN (Co-Creator / Director)
    Company: Picture Palace
    Project details: Original idea by Sandra and Tony Grisoni

    Tony Grisoni wrote the screenplay with finance from European Script Fund

    Sandra to direct
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): SEVENTEEN: SHORT AND CURLIES
    Company: Film4 / British Screen
    Project details: First screened at the London Film Festival in 1994

    Silver Plaque at the Chicago Film Festival and theatrical release
  • Production (role): PICCADILLY CIRCUS BY NIGHT (Writer / Director)
    Company: BFI New Directors
    Project details: 20 minutes

    Prod. Fiona Morham

    First screened at the London Film Festival, November 1995
  • Production (role): BUILDING SIGHTS
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: Filmed two short films on Grand Central Station with American architect Philip Johnson and on the John Hancock Tower in Chicago with artist Jeff Koons
  • Production (role): CONCEPTIONS AND MISCONCEPTIONS
    Company: BBC 2
    Project details: 15 minutes stylised documentary about birth, superstition and old wives’ tales for BBC 2’s Birth Night
  • Production (role): THE SLENDER BRIDE (Writer)
    Company: Screenage Pictures / Channel 4
    Project details: 11 minutes film commissioned by Stephen Garrett
  • Production (role): THEM AND US
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: 20 x 1 minute dramas for series set in post-war austerity Britain
  • Production (role): NETWORK 7
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: Three short fashion films including one about Flamenco and a two and a half minute version of Nine and a Half Weeks
  • Production (role): THE MALADY (Co-Writer / Co-Director)
    Company: NFTS
    Project details: 45 minutes graduation film

    Written and directed by Sandra and Kim Flitcroft

    Drama about alchemy and intrigue, set at the court of Elizabeth I
  • Production (role)
    Company
  • Production (role): CENTRAL OFFICE OF INFORMATION "The Children’s Society", "Donor Cards", "Cracking Crime" & "Vandalism"
    Company:
  • Production (role): 999 (Writer / Co-Director)
    Company: Picture Palace
  • Production (role): WHERE'S JOHNNY? (Writer / Co-Director)
    Company: Picture Palace
  • Production (role): SMILE (Writer / Co-Director)
    Company: Picture Palace
  • Production (role): OBSERVER SECTION
    Company:
  • Production (role): ABSOLUT VODKA
    Company:
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): BRENDAN’S BOYS (Co-Director)
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: 30 minutes documentary for Short Stories series
  • Production (role): JOHNNY FANTASTIC (Co-Director)
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: Stylish black and white documentary about the dreams of a young boxing contender
  • Production (role): THE GLADIATOR
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: 15 minutes documentary about “the strongest man in the world” and the woman behind him
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