Sarah Bishop is a director, writer, actress and producer. She is one third of the comedy trio Skit Box who have achieved over 100 million hits online for several viral videos including the parody song ‘Activewear’. They were named amongst the 10 Australian Female Comedians You Need to Know on MamaMia, and received the Genre Excellence Award for their live show at the 2015 Sydney Comedy Fringe Festival. She is a creator of the 6 x 30 min sketch comedy TV series Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am which she co-wrote, co-directed and starred in. The series is an Australian/U.S. co-production for ABC in Australia and NBC Universal’s new comedy streaming platform Seeso in the U.S.
She has studied comedy at Amy Poehler’s Upright Citizen’s Brigade school in Los Angeles, and studied filmmaking under her mentor Monte Hellman (iconic 70’s director of Two Lane Blacktop, and Executive Producer of Reservoir Dogs). She is currently in development with RevLover Films on a half hour narrative TV comedy project titled ‘Public Relations’, and a 6 x 10 minute webseries titled ‘Plus Ones’ for ABC iView. She is also in development with Screen Australia on a horror/comedy feature film for Skit Box.