Sandra Payne

President
SPwrite Productions LLC

Sandra Payne is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer and the Vice Chairman of the International Academy of Web Television, a division of The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors. She started her Hollywood career writing ancillary content for the PBS show, "Wishbone," and then became a staff writer for the global juggernaut, "Barney & Friends." In addition to writing for television, Sandra has directed and produced more than 90 episodes of various web series, including "The Web.Files," the 2012 winner of Best Hosted (Taped) Web Series, for which she was also nominated as best director. She has made several award-winning short films, plus three award-winning trailers for the Austin Film Festival through her production company, SPwrite Productions, LLC, which specializes in digital content, and local commercials. For more than five years, Sandra ran the IAWTV Writers Group in Los Angeles, and now oversees it, along with the IAWTV Producers Group.

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