Lizzy Sanford

is a filmmaker living in Los Angeles. She studied intellectual property at NYU’s Gallatin School and worked in the music industry before finding filmmaking. Her award winning films have premiered at Sundance, SXSW, Cannes and many more.

Her first film PALISADE won best short film at the Evolution Film Festival. Her second short HIP HIP HOORAY premiered at SXSW in 2016 and was awarded a Vimeo Staff Pick. Her third, RUBBER HEART premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2017 and was also awarded a Vimeo Staff Pick. Her commercial work includes clients like Bvlgari and Dolce & Gabbana.

Currently, Lizzy is co-writing and directing a web series for Comedy Central. She has two short films awaiting festival submissions in 2018 and another set to premiere in the Spring. She’s also writing this bio about herself and wondering if that interests you.

Director

doc Future Love

Five teenage girls discuss their relationship to their phone, social media and the internet at large. When asked to ponder the future of love, their perspective is surprising and beautiful.

Awaiting festival submissions – to be released Summer 2018.

 

music video MEREKI “SPIRITUAL”

Music video for Mereki
Video game footage from Everything courtesy of David OReilly
Cinematography by Eli Born

 

short film NORMALIZE

A short film about a man who walks backwards, threatening societal norms. A satire of the Trump campaign and presidency.

Starring Matt Ingebretson, Anna Cordell, Dasha Nekrasova, Whitmer Thomas, Kevin Phillips, Anna Seregina and Kyle Mizono
Cinematography by Eli Born
Produced by Traci Carlson and Neighborhood Watch

Awaiting festival submissions – to be released Summer 2018.

 

ad DOLCE & GABBANA: DOLCE GARDEN


Dolce fragrance commercial starring Chiara Scelsi

Co directed with Eli Born
Cinematography by Kevin Phillips
Produced by Neighborhood Watch and 360 Degrees Film

To be released early 2018

doc MOCA: DOUG AITKEN’S UNDERWATER PAVILIONS


For Purple Television 
Cinematography by Eli Born

short film RUBBER HEART

Starring Anna Cordell and Kevin Phillips
Cinematography by Eli Born
Produced by Traci Carlson

Sundance Film Festival ‘17
SXSW ‘17
Oak Cliff Film Festival ‘17
Calgary Underground Film Festival ‘17
RSC Short Festival ‘17
Las Vegas Film Festival ‘17
Walla Walla Movie Crush ‘17
Guanajuato International Film Festival ’17
Sydney Underground Film Festival ’17

Available by VOD through Memory Presents, online release September ’17

ad DOLCE & GABBANA: MISS SICILY


Starring Vittoria Ceretti
Co directed with Eli Born
Cinematography by Kevin Phillips
Produced by Ways & Means and 360 Degrees Film

short film HIP HIP HOORAY


Starring Anna Cordell, Matt Ingebretson, Hayley Magnus, Josh Fadem, Brent Weinbach, Georgia Mischak, Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Tyler Monsein
Cinematography by Roman Koval
Produced by Traci Carlson

SXSW ’16
Cannes Short Film Corner ’16
Cinequest ’16
Upcoming premiere on JASH

short film PALISADE


Starring Anna Cordell, Morgan Krantz, Josh Fadem and Brent Weinbach
Cinematography by Kate Arizmendi
Co produced by Ashleigh Parker in association with Nak Nak Films

Best Short at Evolution Mallorca Film Festival ’15
Tulsa Amercain Film Festival ’15
San Francisco Indie Festival ’15

This is a teaser, please contact for a private link to the full film

short film WHEN YOU RETURN


Starring Anna Cordell and Kyle Keese
Cinematography by Roman Koval

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Producer

music video ST. VINCENT “LOS AGELESS”

Directed by Willo Perron
Cinematography by Tarin Anderson
Produced through Ways & Means

ad St. VINCENT MASSEDUCTION

St. Vincent “Masseduction” album art and promotional video

Directed by Willo Perron
Cinematography by Tarin Anderson
Produced through Ways & Means

 

feature film SUPER DARK TIMES

Unit Production Manager
Directed by Kevin Phillips
Produced by Ways & Means and Neighborhood Watch
Distributed by the Orchard

Rotterdam ’17
TriBeCa ’17

ad Levi’s 501 Documentary Episode 4: Japan

Directed by David Kramer
Cinematography by Eli Born
Produced through Imprint Projects =

music video HARRISON “RIGHT HOOK”


Starring Anna Cordell
Directed by Eva Michon
Cinematography by Kevin Phillips
Produced through Ways & Means

Hammer Flux Series April ’17

music video DEAP VALLY “GONNAWANNA”


Directed by Eva Michon
Cinematography by Drew Beinemann
Produced through Ways & Means

music video HEAD WOUND CITY “SCRAPER”


Starring Hayley Magnus and Kari Jansen
Directed by Eva Michon
Cinematography by Ryan Carmody
Choreography by Katherine Burns
Produced through Ways & Means

doc MUNDANE AFROFUTURIST MANIFESTO


Directed by Martine Syms
Cinematography by Eli Born
Produced through Ways & Means

music video DROOL “END GIRL”


Starring Cara Stricker, Abbey Lee, Paige Elkington, Samantha Urbani
Directed by Cara Stricker and Gina Gammell
Cinematography by Drew Beinemann

NOWNESS premiere
Vimeo Staff Pick

music video FATHER JOHN MISTY “I LOVE YOU HONEYBEAR”


Starring Brett Gelman and Susan Traylor
Directed by Grant James
Cinematography by Marc Shap

Contact

lizzy.sanford@gmail.com

Mosaic Management

Emily Rose: erose@mosaicla.com

Lisa Mierke: Lisa@mosaicla.com