Sarah Polley is a director and writer. She started acting at a young age and then began directing several short films. She made her feature-length film directing debut with Away from Her. Polley was nominated for an Academy Awards for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay. Her other film credits include Take This Waltz and Stories We Tell, where Polley won a WGA Award for Best Documentary. She just finished producing and writing the television series, Alias Grace, based on bestselling author, Margaret Atwood’s novel for BBC.