Sandy Headshot Eensy Beensy 2013Sandra Payne is an award-winning Writer/Director/Producer and president of the boutique production company, SPwrite Productions, LLC, specializing in digital content and reality show sizzle reels. Her company has produced more than 90 episodes of web series, including all 51 episodes of “The Web.Files,” the 2012 winner of Best Hosted (Taped) Web Series at the International Academy of Web Television Awards. Sandra was also nominated as Best Director that year. She has made numerous award-winning short projects, including three trailer winners for the Austin Film Festival, and several award-winning short films. Her latest short film, “Death Inc.,” premiered at the 2012 Sonoma International Film Festival and went on to win a Gold Remi from WorldFest Houston, a Starfish Award for Best Comedy from Moondance and a Best Director win from the Hollywood & Vine Film Festival.

After earning a master’s degree in English from the University of North Texas where she specialized in screenwriting, Sandra started her Hollywood career as a staff writer for the global juggernaut, “Barney & Friends.” She’s written two books, has optioned screenplays, has written celebrity cover feature magazine articles and a humor etiquette column, and has published short stories in “Chicken Soup for the Soul” and “Guideposts.”