Sara Niimi

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Production Manager, Script and Continuity Department

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Production Manager, Script and Continuity Department


Awards
1 win.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBET Hip-Hop Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director55th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorYvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It
(TV Special documentary) (associate director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 62nd Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDave Chappelle: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
(TV Special) (associate director)
2020
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLive in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times'
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2019 Soul Train Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe E! People's Choice Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2019 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2019 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) (associate director: NJ remote)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorTeen Choice Awards 2019
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLive in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Ellen DeGeneres Show
(TV Series) (associate director - 7 episodes) - Jason Sudeikis/Max Greenfield/David Gray (2019) ... (associate director) - Kim Kardashian West/Imagine Dragons/Rueben de Maid (2017) ... (associate director) - Queen Latifah/Portugal. The Man (2017) ... (associate director) - Season 15 Premiere Week - Day 4 (2017) ... (associate director) - Season 15 Premiere Week - Day 3 (2017) ... (associate director) Show all 7 episodes
2017-2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Oscars
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 61st Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2019
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2018 Soul Train Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe E! People's Choice Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 2018 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2018 Billboard Music Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 60th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director: Grammy Red Carpet Live!)
2018
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorAll Def Comedy
(TV Series) (associate director - 1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (associate director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorBeyond Stranger Things
(TV Series documentary) (associate director - 7 episodes) - Closing the Gate (2017) ... (associate director) - The New Class (2017) ... (associate director) - The AV Club (2017) ... (associate director) - Truth in Hawkins (2017) ... (associate director) - Unlikely Allies (2017) ... (associate director) Show all 7 episodes
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorHood Adjacent with James Davis
(TV Series) (associate director - 6 episodes) - Golf (2017) ... (associate director) - Gangs (2017) ... (associate director) - Black Twitter (2017) ... (associate director) - College (2017) ... (associate director) - Black Activism (2017) ... (associate director) Show all 6 episodes
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDear Mama: An Event to Honor Moms
(TV Special) (associate director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Age of Spin: Dave Chappelle Live at the Hollywood Palladium
(TV Special) (associate director)
2017
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director57th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration
(TV Special) (associate director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 58th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director14th Annual VES Awards
(Video) (assistant director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director73rd Golden Globe Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2016
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2015 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorSurvivor
(TV Series) (associate director - 2 episodes) - Live Reunion Special (2015) ... (associate director) - Reunion Special (2014) ... (associate director)
2014-2015
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2014 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorLast Comic Standing
(TV Series) (associate director - 2 episodes) - Finals - Top 3 to 1 (2014) ... (associate director) - Finals - Top 4 to 3 (2014) ... (associate director)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRiot
(TV Series) (tape assistant director - 5 episodes) - Episode #1.5 (2014) ... (tape assistant director) - Episode #1.4 (2014) ... (tape assistant director) - Episode #1.3 (2014) ... (tape assistant director) - Episode #1.2 (2014) ... (tape assistant director) - Episode #1.1 (2014) ... (tape assistant director)
2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorShark Tank
(TV Series) (associate director - 70 episodes) - Episode #5.29 (2014) ... (associate director) - Episode #5.28 (2014) ... (associate director) - Episode #5.27 (2014) ... (associate director) - Episode #5.26 (2014) ... (associate director) - Episode #5.25 (2014) ... (associate director) Show all 70 episodes
2010-2014
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorTosh.0
(TV Series) (associate director - 18 episodes) - Season 5 Web Reflection (2013) ... (associate director) - Ostomy Bag Girl (CeWEBrity Profile) (2013) ... (associate director) - Bad Impressions (2013) ... (associate director) - Happy Birthday Katie (2013) ... (associate director) - Security Officer Jay (2013) ... (associate director) Show all 18 episodes
2009-2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorDancing with the Stars
(TV Series) (associate director - 49 episodes) - Grand Finale (2013) ... (associate director) - Two-Night Finale: First Night (2013) ... (associate director) - The Semifinals (2013) ... (associate director) - Week 9 (2013) ... (associate director) - Cher Week (2013) ... (associate director) Show all 49 episodes
2012-2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Oscars Red Carpet Live
(TV Special) (associate director)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 55th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2013
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 54th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2012
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorRidiculousness
(TV Series) (associate director - 3 episodes) - Judd Leffew (2011) ... (associate director) - Chris "Drama" Pfaff (2011) ... (associate director) - Travis Pastrana (2011) ... (associate director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorMake Your Mark: The Ultimate Dance Off - Shake It Up Edition
(TV Special) (associate director - as Sara Fung)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2011 MTV Video Music Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director2011 MTV Movie Awards
(TV Special) (associate director)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Biggest Loser
(TV Series) (associate director - 1 episode) - Winner Revealed (2011) ... (associate director: live broadcast)
2011
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe Sing-Off
(TV Series) (associate director - 1 episode) - Pilot (2009) ... (associate director - as Sara Fung)
2009
Second Unit Director or Assistant DirectorThe 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards
(TV Special) (associate director - as Sara Fung)
2009
RoleTitleYear
Production managerNight of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert for Autism Education
(TV Special) (production supervisor)
2010
Production managerBET Awards 2010
(TV Special) (production supervisor)
2010
Production managerDancing with the Stars
(TV Series) (production supervisor - 2 episodes) - Performance Recap Show: Part 3 (2008) ... (production supervisor) - Round 6: Results (2008) ... (production supervisor)
2008
Production managerDance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann
(TV Series) (production supervisor - 7 episodes) - Episode #1.7 (2008) ... (production supervisor - as Sara Fung) - Episode #1.6 (2008) ... (production supervisor - as Sara Fung) - Episode #1.5 (2008) ... (production supervisor - as Sara Fung) - Episode #1.4 (2008) ... (production supervisor - as Sara Fung) - Episode #1.3 (2008) ... (production supervisor - as Sara Fung) Show all 7 episodes
2008
Production manager2007 Taurus World Stunt Awards
(TV Special) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung)
2007
Production managerThe 79th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) (production supervisor: pre-show - as Sara Fung)
2007
Production managerChris Rock: Never Scared
(TV Special documentary) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung Niimi)
2004
Production managerThe 46th Annual Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung Niimi)
2004
Production managerEllen DeGeneres: Here and Now
(TV Special documentary) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung Niimi)
2003
Production managerThe 29th Annual People's Choice Awards
(TV Special) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung)
2003
Production managerAn Evening with the Dixie Chicks
(TV Special) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung)
2002
Production managerThe 53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) (production supervisor - as Sara Fung)
2001
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentGeorge Lopez: Tall, Dark & Chicano
(TV Special documentary) (script supervisor - as Sara Fung)
2009
Script and Continuity DepartmentGreat Performances
(TV Series) (script supervisor - 1 episode) - Garrison Keillor's New Year's Eve Special (2006) ... (script supervisor)
2006
Script and Continuity DepartmentLa Traviata
(script supervisor)
2006
Script and Continuity DepartmentDave Matthews Band: The Central Park Concert
(TV Special documentary) (script supervisor - as Sara Fung Niimi)
2003
Script and Continuity Department2nd Annual Latin Grammy Awards
(TV Special) (script supervisor - as Sara Fung)
2001
Script and Continuity Department79th Miss America Pageant
(TV Special) (script supervisor - as Sara Fung)
1999
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewGreat Performances
(TV Series) (first production assistant - 1 episode) - My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) ... (first production assistant - as Sara Fung)
1999
Additional CrewJohn & Leeza from Hollywood
(TV Series) (production assistant - 1 episode) - Episode dated 25 November 1993 (1993) ... (production assistant)
1993
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentGrammy Red Carpet Live
(TV Special) (Associate Director)
2018