Sandra lectures in Film and Television at the Victorian College of the Arts. Since writing and directing the feature film ‘The Caterpillar Wish’ in 2006, Sandra has balanced her teaching work with writing a number of other Screenplays, for herself as well as for other directors and producers. In 2006 ‘The Caterpillar Wish’ was nominated by The Film Critics Circle of Australia for Best Original Screenplay, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. It was nominated in the IF Awards for Best Sound and won Best Art Direction. It also won an AFI Award for Best Supporting Actress.