Sacha Iskra is a producer and director who runs a small, independent film company called Coffee Ring Films. She wrote, directed, and produced a short film titled The Sound, which won Best Short Film at New Jersey International Film Festival and Best Sound Design at Visionfest Film Festival. She has also produced the shorts, The Night Owl, The Waltz, and Pink Moon. Her suspense short, AVA, Is her first win for best director and best film at Sparrow Film Project 13, and a follow-up short to this film titled, Oras (time), would win best special effects at Sparrow Film Project 15.
Sacha worked as a producer at ViacomCBS, producing pieces for CBS News, CBS Sports, GameSpot, and CNET.com, among other business units at the network, and is where she had the opportunity to direct short-form digital work for editorial, branded, and commercial pieces.
She is in post-production for a science fiction short film called In Your Own Time, to be released this fall, and is in development for a narrative feature-length film, to be shot on location in New York and the Philippines in 2024.
Sacha was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, is a proud Rutgers University graduate and currently lives and works in New York City and Los Angeles.