Filmmaker & Editor    |    Score Composer    |    Post-Prod Sound



Merging sound, score, and image,

Sarah A Ibrahim creates experimental documentaries that explore the geographies of the interior, grief and the diaspora, and the 

political as personal.

Sarah is a 

Black American/Kuwaiti/Indonesian 

multidisciplinary artist,

born and raised in Kuwait and now

based in Los Angeles, CA.


M.F.A. Film & Video, 2020

Minor in Sound Production

California Institute of the Arts

B.S. Magazine Journalism, 2017

Minor in English & Textual Studies

Syracuse University


Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Indesign

Final Cut Pro

Ableton Live

Pro Tools


Recording Engineer & Sound Technician

California Institute of the Arts

September 2019 - May 2020

Ran recording sessions primarily for ADR, dialogue, voice-over, foley, & scoring. 

Assisted mixing sessions, created laybacks, ran transfers, and troubleshooted.

Videographer & Multimedia Intern 

Linear Labs / Jazz is Dead

May 2019 - September 2019

Assisted recording sessions, video pre-, production, and post.

Managed the label’s artists and facilitated studio & label events.

Media & Communications Fellow

Arts in a Changing America

September 2018 - May 2019

Programmed & documented visiting artist events, assisted in

national art conference REMAP, and wrote for online journal REFRAME.

Freelance Video Editor

StyleLikeU: True Style is Self-Acceptance

May 2017 - August 2017

Edited footage for SLU’s That’s What’s Underneath Project series.

Technical Assistant

Urban Video Project

July 2016 - September 2016

Managed weekly projection monitoring and maintenance, documented 

UVP’s Everson Museum events, and assisted with design/distribution

of promotional materials.

Design & Archive Intern


May 2016 - August 2016

Edited Contact Sheet Magazine, managed large scale artwork,

set up exhibitions, and designed event posters.







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