Sarah A. Newton

Sarah A. Newton

Screenwriter and Actor

Los Angeles, California

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About Sarah

I'm an award-winning screenwriter and actress in the Los Angeles area.

I have a Bachelors Degree in English and Philosophy from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and a Master's Degree in Screenwriting.

It's been an interesting life having started my career in entertainment after winning High Times Magazine's first ever "Miss High Times Competition" back in 2007 in Negril, Jamaica. That coveted cannabis crown took me around the globe hosting and speaking at various events, smoking the finest cannabis in the world with the most interesting people on the planet, and making life-long friends, such as my first writing partner, the talented Natasha Lewin, with whom I wrote an award-winning feature length stoner girl comedy with.

I have written several feature length films, a one-hour political dramedy pilot, and a half hour sitcom pilot. I LOVE writing female-driven dark comedies with a heartfelt message, stoner girl comedies, and dramedies. As one of my writing professors once wrote, "I love reading your stuff, but would never want to be around you with a knife" since someone in my scripts is always losing a body part or getting hurt.

I've also acted in several national commercials, films, music videos, a few episodes of ABC's "The Neighbors" and a show on Amazon called "The Green Room" where I play Autumn Skye- the slightly confused resident activist at a medical marijuana dispensary. I'm currently writing/acting/producing a television pilot called Rapture Camp.


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Awards

  • Best Dark Comedy Screenplay- Houston Comedy Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Finalist - Comedy Screenplay- Indie Vision Film Festival
    (2019)

  • Best Feature Screenplay- Laugh Factory's Comedy Ninja Film Festival
    (2014)

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