Isabel Sadurni has worked for over 20 years as an independent producer, editor and writer and is best known for award-winning documentaries such as What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael and American Nurse which have screened in top-tier festivals such as Berlin, Tribeca and Telluride. More recently she has embraced storytelling in virtual environments developing projects with Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab.
Throughout her career she has collaborated with fellow filmmakers and global teams on an eclectic group of scripted and non-scripted projects. As co-founder of an educational non-profit, she produced more than 20 hours of digital short form programming annually and helped develop a worldwide network of traditional and digital distribution aligned partnerships with key non-profit and NGO organizations dedicated to bringing global awareness and action to today’s most vital issues.
More recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, recognized her work in creating the New York centric podcast, Frame By Frame, focused on the intimate stories of craft and processes as told by the creative teams who contributed to iconic New York films such as All That Jazz, Do The Right Thing and Network. The ongoing project is permanently archived in the Academy’s Oral History of New York project.
Isabel Sadurni received a BS in Philosophy from The University of California at Berkeley, California and a Masters in Communications from Stanford University. She currently is a member of ACE and sits on the Diversity Task Force for the Post New York Alliance and the New York Production Alliance. She speaks fluent English, French and Spanish.