Company
Rodney Matthews Studios
Sarah achieved a joint honours degree in Language & Linguistics and Philosophy and a masters degree in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen before taking on the role of agent for her husband, Rodney. She is now Studio Manager of their company Rodney Matthews Studios. In addition to being her directorial debut, Yendor is also her debut as a narrator, performed in her native Scottish accent.
Finalist: Best Animation; and Finalist: Best Voice Over
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Vegas Movie Awards - June, 2021
Las Vegas, Nevada
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
SHORT to the Point - April, 2021
Bucharest
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Toronto Independent Film Festival of CIFT - March, 2021
Toronto, Ontario
Winner: Best Animation
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Top Shorts - April, 2021
Online
Winner: Animation of the Month; and Winner: Original Score of the Month
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
TMFF - The Monthly Film Festival - April, 2021
Glasgow, Scotland
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
New York Istanbul Short Film Festival - 2021
New York City, New York
Winner: Best Animated Short Film; Winner: Critics Choice Award - Best Children Short Film; and Winner: Special Mention - Best Female Director
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Mokkho International Film Festival - April, 2021
Lawspet, Pondicherry
Winner: Animated Short
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
London Independent Film Festival - 2021
London, England
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
KIDS FIRST! Film Festival - April, 2021
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Infinity Film Festival - April, 2021
Online
Winner: Best Children's Short Film
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Indo French International Film Festival - March, 2021
White Town, Pondicherry
Honorable Mention: Best Animated Short Film
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Indie Filmmaker Awards, 2021
South Pasadena, California
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Iconic Images Film Festival - April, 2021
Vilnius
Winner: Best Short Animation Film
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Halicarnassus Film Festival - Eighth Session, 2021
Bodrum
Winner: Best Animated Short Film
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Gona Film Awards - April, 2021
Karaikkudi, Tamil Nadu
Winner: Best Animated Short Film
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Golden Sparrow International Film Festival - April, 2021
Sirkali, Tamil Nadu
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Golden Bridge Istanbul Short Film Festival - Spring Season, 2021
Istanbul
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Florida Family Film Festival - 2021
Orlando, Florida
Nominee: Best Animation
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Feel the Reel International Film Festival - April, 2021
Glasgow, Scotland
Winner: Short - Best Soundtrack
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Europe Film Festival - April, 2021
Online
Semi-Finalist: Best Animation
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Dumbo Film Festival - April-May, 2021
New York, New York
Winner: Best Animation Film of the Month
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
CKF International Film Festival - April, 2021
Swindon, England
Winner: Best Score/Soundtrack
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Bristol International Short Film Festival - April, 2021
Bristol
Finalist: Best Animation Short
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
BollywoodINDIES Fest - Spring Season, 2021
Online
Finalist
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Austin International Art Festival - April, 2021
Austin, Texas
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Anatolia International Film Festival - Fourth Season, 2021
Istanbul
Official Selection
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Älvsbyn Film Festival - 2021
Älvsbyn, Norrbotten
Winner: Award of Excellence - Children/Family Programming; and Winner: Award of Merit Special Mention - Animation
Yendor - The Journey of a Junior Adventurer
Accolade Global Film Competition - May, 2021
Online
College
University of Aberdeen
Philosophy
20092010
College
University of Aberdeen
Language/Linguistics and Philosophy
20052009
Married To
Rodney Matthews
Company
Rodney Matthews Studios