Sandra KeatsProducer

Sandra Keats is a documentary producer, whose work focuses largely on social and environmental issues globally.

Before joining Chester Films, Sandra co-produced the Participant Media feature documentary Misconception (Tribeca 2014), exploring the personal side of world population issues-her second collaboration with Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu and Oscar-nominated producer Elise Pearlstein (Food, Inc.) for Participant Media. She also collaborated with director Lauren Greenfield as a co-producer on Greenfield’s new feature documentary, Wealth: The Influence of Affluence (Sundance 2018) and co-produced the 2012 Sundance Audience Award-winning documentary short The Debutante Hunters. Prior to that, Sandra was the associate producer on Participant Media’s Last Call at the Oasis (Toronto Film Festival 2011), distributed by ATO Pictures, as well as on the IDA Award-nominated documentary series In Their Boots, about the impacts of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Most recently Sandra was a consulting producer on Tracy Droz Tragos’s upcoming film The Smartest Kids in the World, and co-produced the feature documentary Eating Animals (Telluride Film Festival 2017), based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer, which is slated for theatrical distribution in spring 2018 with IFC/Sundance Selects.