Sara Kern (1989) is a Slovenian-Australian writer and director. She graduated in film directing from the University of Ljubljana, The Academy of Theatre, Film, Radio and Television in 2013.
Kern worked as a screenwriter for Slovenian National Television’s Children and Youth Program for several years before moving to Australia.
Her 2016 short Good Luck Orlo premiered at the 73rd Venice Film Festival and went on to screen at TIFF, Chicago IFF and Seattle IFF.
Kern was selected for TIFF Talent Lab (2017), Torino Script Lab (2018) and Cannes’ Cinéfondation Residence (2018) where she developed her debut feature, Moja Vesna, filmed in 2021 and to have its world premiere at Berlinale 2022.