Sara Chitambo is a filmmaker based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She holds a Master’s Degree in Digital Documentary Production from Sussex University and made her first short film as part of the National Film and Video Foundation Women Filmmakers Slate in 2018. Her 2010 film Climate Theatre, was filmed, edited, and received awards at the Climate Change Summit in Cancun, Mexico in November 2010 as well as at the Royal Commonwealth Society UK Vision Awards the same year. As a director, Sara Chitambo is passionate about telling authentic, emotionally compelling stories and serious about continually mastering her craft as a filmmaker. She also serves as the spokesperson for the creative industry advocacy entity Sisters Working in Film and Television (SWIFT).
Selected for IEFTA’s Mentorship program at Durban FilmMart 2020.