Sara Huxley is a BIFA and BAFTA nominated film and TV producer, and a professional actor. She has worked on and delivered TV shows to the BBC, Channel 4, The History Channel, CBBC and Discovery Networks. Sara has line produced many HETV shows, most recently Worzel Gummidge for the BBC and Romantic Getaway for Sky Studios. She is currently line producing a BBC special of Detectorists whilst her latest feature is in post production.
Sara co-owns her own production company Mini Productions with partner-in-crime April Kelley. They were both nominated for a Raindance Discovery Award 2020 BIFA, with their debut feature Rose: A Love Story. The feature was written by and stars, Matt Stokoe (Cursed, Jamestown). Matt plays the lead role of Sam alongside Sophie Rundle (Peaky Blinders, Gentleman Jack) who stars as Rose. Rose: A Love Story is the debut feature for director, Jennifer Sheridan (The Snow Spider) and had its world premiere at BFI’s London Film Festival in October 2020. It is being represented for sales worldwide by Yellow Affair, and already has a UK distribution deal with Signature Entertainment. The feature is a co-production with the The Development Partnership and Bone Garden Films. Their latest feature ‘Embers’ is the directorial debut for actor Christian Cooke, and stars Cooke, Ruth Bradley, David Wilmot, Sam Philips and Clare Perkins. It is fully financed by Lorton Entertainment.
Sara continues to perform, most recently in a short Mini produced called ‘Do This For Me’ which stars Adelle Leonce, Taj Atwal and Tilly Keeper and has just had it’s premiere at this years BFI Flare, following in the footsteps of two other Mini LGBT shorts ‘Treacle’ and ‘Not The Devil’. Mini is passionate about mental health and LGBT stories. They have a TV show in development after producing a trilogy of shorts around Bipolar and bisexuality, and are working closely with Bipolar UK charity and The Film & TV Charity. They also have two shows in development with eOne, including a documentary currently filming called Transpose which follows the journey of a singer transitioning.
This year Sara become a full member of BAFTA and is on the judging panel for next years BIFAs.
For more details about Mini Productions, head to www.miniproductions.co.uk.