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Sarah Freeman
Heartbreak High
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Sarah Freeman is a creative producer passionate about telling compelling and inclusive stories full of personality and wit.

After an extensive stint in television commercial production, Sarah moved to Matchbox Pictures to work alongside co-founder and executive producer, Tony Ayers. Through Screen Australia’s Gender Matters program, Sarah did a producer attachment with Amanda Higgs, then became associate producer on the first and second series respectively, of International Emmy nominated series, Mustangs FC. In 2019, backed by VicScreen, Sarah undertook a producer placement at Margot Robbie’s production company, LuckyChap Entertainment in Los Angeles working across a range of international and Australian film and television projects in development. In 2020, Sarah produced the Gen-Z half-hour comedy series, Why Are You Like This for ABC and Netflix.

Most recently, Sarah produced the Netflix reboot of beloved Australian television series, Heartbreak High. Premiering globally in September 2022, the series was commercially and critically acclaimed, reaching top 5 globally on Netflix, and was nominated for 15 AACTA awards, including Best Drama Series, winning 6. Sarah is currently in pre-production on the second season of Heartbreak High.