Sacha Bennett has thirty years’ experience in the film industry, both in front of and behind the camera. His true passion is directing, and he has recently completed post-production on his eighth feature film, delivering the international thriller TANGO ONE for Universal (based on the hit novel by Stephen Leather).
Along with screenwriting credits on his own films, Sacha has produced scripts for both Paramount Pictures and the BBC, and has also created two feature film franchises.
2021 will see the theatrical release of the comedy ME, MYSELF and DI which he also produced, along with the revenge Western, THE FAITHLESS ONES, which will be shot in Spain.
Directing projects range from music promos (including QUEEN’S FLASH GORDON REMIX, which was number one in 18 countries); short films (the multiple international award-winning DEVILWOOD, which has been optioned to become a TV series) and musical visuals (Sacha directed the live-action screen elements for the globally-successful WE WILL ROCK YOU).
As a director, Sacha has worked with stars such as Academy Award nominee Bob Hoskins, BAFTA/Emmy winner Jenny Agutter, Rita Tushingham, Olivier Award winner Luke Treadaway, Steven Berkoff and Patrick Bergin, to name but a few.
Co-founding the production company Three Wise Monkeys in 2016, he has since filmed across the world, from the Arctic to the Indian Ocean.
Sacha is a full voting member of BAFTA and his feature films as writer/director include: TUESDAY, BONDED BY BLOOD, OUTSIDE BET, GET LUCKY, WE STILL KILL THE OLD WAY, WE STILL STEAL THE OLD WAY, TAN ONE and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.