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Sacha had produced a number of music videos before undertaking a production attachment at the Australian Film Television and Radio School, stepping into his first production role as a ‘runner’ on the feature film ‘Dangerous Game’ (1988) and producing his first TV Show, a rap music documentary for SBS (1989).
A myriad music videos, and TV commercials later (1990’s); he goes on to manage major events, large-scale TV productions and live concerts for television networks in America – mostly for MTV Networks.
Sacha joins the Producer’s Post Graduate at Melbourne’s VCA School of Film and Television, produces a number of award-winning short films, and goes onto a yearlong Screen Australia and Film Victoria funded internship to Los Angeles, working under iconic American Producer Don Murphy, and at Mark Cuban’s short lived but celebrated mini-studio ‘2929’, under sales & acquisitions executive extraordinaire, Shebnem Askin, among other Hollywood film professionals.
Sacha returns to Australia and begins developing screenplays while working on various ‘bread and butter’ short take commercial productions, partially distracted but working with partners and collaborators to stay focused on consolidating a slate of feature projects.
In 2015 Sacha joins the Vedado Films team and produces the youth culture documentary ‘Habana 16’ in Cuba. Going on to lay the foundation for the company’s filmed entertainment division alongside renowned Mexican filmmaker Gabriel Beristain, Vedado Film’s President.
Vedado Films has now developed an exciting slate of screen titles and begun production, including recently completed feature film ‘Havana Kyrie’ starring Franco Nero and Ron Perlman, a feature length documentary currently in post-production and the pilot for a 10 part series shooting late in 2020. And also embarking on a number of new projects like the upcoming feature ‘The House of Abraham Phillips’, to be shot in Wales and helmed by Gabriel Beristain.
An aging, down-on-his-luck Italian conductor reluctantly travels back to Havana, Cuba, to oversee performances of compositions in which he specializes. His concerns seem well-founded when his trip starts off on the wrong foot and he is quickly met by the son he never knew he fathered years ago, but his past eventually adds new purpose and meaning to his present. This is a heart-warming, nostalgic tale of a quirky old man rediscovering the “spice of life” once again.Read More
There is probably no other protagonist of the 20th century who has been as much talked about and as studied as Fidel Castro. Fidel Up Close is a meticulously crafted documentary film said to be "the definitive documentary on Fidel Castro' by the few who've seen it in preview.Read More