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Storytelling driven by the human element.

Sarah T. Schwab is a writer, director, and producer dedicated to crafting narratives that connect emotionally. Through her lens, audiences are invited to examine the human experience in ways that feel vivid, visceral, and often vulnerable.


Sarah T. Schwab

Award-winning filmmaker Sarah T. Schwab brings her writing to life on screen with unique and deeply emotional perspectives. Honored to work alongside big-screen talents like Karen Allen ("Indiana Jones" franchise) and fellow Buffalo, NY native William Sadler ("The Shawshank Redemption"), among others, Sarah’s films continue to garner attention and earn awards along the festival circuit. Currently, Sarah is wrapping up post-production on "Crybaby Bridge," her third feature film which she wrote and directed, starring 2x Emmy-nominated actress Sydney Mikayla and “Dexter” star Erik King. As an active member of the playwright and directors unit at the Actors Studio in New York City, Sarah also remains a valued contributor within the theatre community.

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After being bullied at school, a pregnant teen, played by two-time Emmy-nominated actress Sydney Mikayla (”General Hospital,” “Transformers: Earthspark”) and her family set out to move from the city to the countryside, unexpectedly revealing a coveted secret of her past that threatens the fresh start they seek. “Crybaby Bridge” explores the urban legend of a mother and child, but the sinister phenomenon may be more than just folklore.

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Cora, played by Karen Allen ("Raiders of the Lost Ark," "Animal House") and Barry, played by William Sadler ("Die Hard 2," "The Shawshank Redemption") are a retired couple enjoying life in their 70s. One day, Barry has a severe coughing fit and is rushed to the hospital where he is diagnosed with a terminal heart disease. No longer able to hide his illness or side effects, Barry makes the decision to rent a trailer home in the middle of the woods where he can die alone. His hope for a dignified death proves to be a dispiriting struggle for Cora, especially when Joey, a 17- year-old neighbor who acts as a surrogate son to the childless couple, enters the picture. As the days wind down to Barry's departure, she is driven to make a critical decision for them both.



A suburban family struggles with the death of their 19 year-old son, following an overdose of heroin that was laced with fentanyl. The film explores the question of who and what is responsible for this tragedy. “Life After You” stars Gary Perez (“Homeland,” “The Sopranos”), Florencia Lozano ("Narcos," “One Life To Live”), and Kathryn Erbe ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Stir of Echoes") and has won "Best Director of a Feature Film" at the Madrid International Film Festival, "Best Feature Film" and "Best Lead Actress" at the Nice International Film Festival, and "Special Jury Remi for a First Feature" and "Best Lead Actress" at WorldFest-Houston. The film has distribution through Freestyle Digital Media and can be found streaming on all major cable and VOD platforms.

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