Sara Newens is a documentary filmmaker and editor who has worked in film and television for over a decade. A graduate of the M.F.A. Documentary Program at Stanford University, Sara was awarded a Princess Grace Foundation scholarship for her thesis film, Tanglewood. Currently, she is the co-director and editor of Top Spin, a feature documentary about young table tennis champions with Olympic aspirations. A Student Academy Award Regional Finalist and a recipient of a 2010 CINE Golden Eagle Award, Sara’s films have screened at numerous festivals, including Sarasota, Traverse City, Big Sky, Starz Denver, and Rooftop Films Summer Series.