After receiving her Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Film Studies and Drama from Queen's University in Kingston, Canada, Sarah Abbott taught English in Kyoto, Japan, for 1 1/2 years and tended sheep in the mountains of southern France. $$ She then spent six years freelancing in Toronto's film community to support her filmmaking. Thanks to a full fellowship from Syracuse University in New York State, she is now pursuing her Master of Fine Arts in Media Arts. Her films have won awards and been screened internationally. Sarah has received numerous grants to complete her work, been an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts, and given artist talks in Toronto, Vancouver, Syracuse and Cape Town, South Africa.