Writer/Producer, Sanja Banic has worked on numerous films including studio and independent features, documentaries, shorts, commercials and music videos. A graduate of NYC's Pace University Lubin School of Business, Sanja was studying at Pace when she received a last minute audition that landed her first acting role in the "Fantastic Four". From there, her spark for the entertainment industry was lit, and it wasn't too long after where she realized her love for the other side of the camera and began to write and produce her own work.
Sanja played the title role, wrote, and co-produced with Coatwolf Productions, the multi award winning dramatic short film, “SAVANNA” , a controversial piece directed by Vincent Grashaw that premiered at the 2010 Beverly Hills Film Festival and won the "Excellence in Film" award at the Accolade Film Competition among other awards.
In 2012 she formed KnightMarcher Films with her Partner and husband Sean Brosnan. She produced his directorial debut featurette, "The Kid", which had its world premiere at the 2013 Raindance Film Festival in London, and went on to pick up many awards including the Director Breakthrough Spotlight Award for Sean Brosnan at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival along with Best Screenplay award at the Malibu International Film Festival in 2014.
She also produced his first feature film directorial debut, "My Father, Die", based on the 18th century play by J.M Synge, “Playboy of the Western World.” Whilst finishing post on MFD Sean and Sanja have begun prep on "Abashed & Amused” a sardonic love story, based on true events and on two novels, written from two points of view on the same events that unfold. “Abashed & Amused” heads into production this coming April/May 2016.
Sanja is very passionate about tackling social and global issues and continues to write keeping her main objective in mind; to inspire, educate, entertain and is an active member of Women In Film. When not making movies, you can find Sanja and Sean raising her seven month old daughter and Sanja working on her next novel, all the while training for her first fitness competition in Los Angeles.