Sarah Chatfield is an English director who is poised to take over America with her pop-savvy, fashion forward style. After studying production in both her native England and at Ryerson in Toronto, Chatfield’s breakout moment came when she directed the colorful video for Lily Allen’s “Alfie,”. The video earned her Best New Director and Best Pop video at the UK MVAs. Her music video career was set into motion, and the bright young director was soon crafting her brand of edgy, ultra-chic visuals for pop artists such as Kelly Rowland, The Saturdays, and Lykke Li, to name a few.
Chatfield’s cites the greats of fashion photography such as Guy Bourdin, Nick Knight, Sarah Moon and Stephane Sednaoui as pivotal influences in developing her colorful, editorial-like aesthetic. Her fashion sense and edge has led her to direct a number of widely acclaimed fashion films, including two presentation films for Yves Saint Laurent shown at Paris Fashion Week. She has created the moving images for several London Fashion Week catwalks, working with top designers, such as House of Holland, Louise Gray and Cottweiler.
She is signed with Black Dog for music videos in the US and Colonel Blimp in the UK.