SARINA TAYLOR – BIOGRAPHY
Sarina Taylor (born Sarina Potgieter) is an actress and producer who’s film Solitary recently saw her awarded the Best Actress Award at the Idyllwild International Festival Of Cinema. Solitary, which Sarina also co-produced has been nominated and won numerous awards throughout 2015.
Sarina was born in a small town in South Africa and at the age of 12 moved to Johannesburg in order to attend the National School of the Arts where she was accepted into their ballet programme. She moved into the Drama programme for the final two years of her schooling.
Upon leaving the National School of The Arts, Sarina turned her hand to studying Make Up Artistry and Theatre Crafts at what is now known as The Tshwane University Of Technology in Pretoria. Here she specialised in prosthetics and special effects, prop making and set design.
Sarina continued to dance professionally for many years in a number of Theatrical productions worldwide.
Having always had a passion for performing, in 2013, Sarina successfully moved into the realm of film, both as an actress and producer. The past two years have seen Sarina perform in Solitary, Tomorrow, A Christmas Carol, and Unborn Justice. Her next film project is The Wind Of Heaven due to start filming in January 2016.
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A Christmas Carol
Film by David Izatt (Fantasy) Actress A contemporary retelling of the timeless Dickens tale, given a Scottish make-over. It explores the transformation of Scrooge.
Film (short) by Sean Cronin (Action) Actress Allen, ex special forces, goes on a weekend break with his wife Lisa, unaware of the surprise Lisa has for him. Lisa ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time, only for her surprise to be short lived. Allen sets out to find those involved only to realise his target is a high profile organisation dealing in weapons and drugs. Allen is determined to find his man but realise's the hard way there are more hurdles to overcome before he can get to the worlds most wanted. Written by firejel
Film by Sasha Krane (Drama) Actress, Producer A troubled woman struggles to confront her past and reconnect with her estranged family. Written by Katharine Lee McEwan