YVR Screen Scene and the Vancouver Courier

May 2nd, 2018

It’s been months since I posted here. I’ve been consumed with two projects, namely: –YVR Screen Scene, the digital magazine (and – coming soon! – podcast) celebrating the Vancouver film and television industry that I launched on January 8, 2018, and -The Showbiz, my weekly column in the Vancouver Courier newspaper about – you guessed […]


Farewell to the Westender

December 13th, 2017

  I’m gearing up to embark on a new and exciting chapter in my professional life (more on that on January 8), but today – well, today belongs to the Westender. December 21 marks the final issue of the Westender. For 68 years, the reporters and columnists at the Westender have shone a spotlight on […]


How I used my moment: Accepting the Iris Award at WIFTV’s Spotlight Gala

September 13th, 2016

In June, I was the first recipient of Women in Film & Television Vancouver’s Thunderbird Iris Award. “Sabrina writes with a great sense of humour, and has interviewed many of the movers and shakers of the industry in her [Reel People] columns, including many women working in the industry,” the organization wrote in its press release. […]


That time I appeared on Fiona Forbes’ talk show

August 17th, 2015

Happy summer, friends! I hope you’ve all been enjoying the balmy days and (especially if you live in Vancouver) are managing to keep cool despite the water restrictions and hot temperatures. I think the heat has affected my brain, because something exciting happened to me more than a month ago, and I never posted about it here. […]


On TMZ, Darren Shahlavi, and the human cost of gossip-mongering

June 10th, 2015

  Confession: I used to be a frequent visitor to TMZ. It was my go-to site when big news broke in the entertainment world: the deaths of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston; Tiger Woods’ scandalous fall from grace. I often craved small hits of salacious gossip to spice up my day, and TMZ was my […]


Big news

February 20th, 2014

Beginning March 6, I’ll be writing a weekly film & TV column for WE: The Westender entitled Reel People.


Strength of a single voice

May 8th, 2013

“As soon as you give a voice to it, then it ceases to have as much power over you.” That’s what Amanda Tapping says in my latest WE article. And she’s absolutely right.


Geek Avalanche

May 8th, 2013

I covered the second edition of Fan Expo Vancouver for WE Vancouver—and boy, did I geek hard.


Fairytales in our midst

February 14th, 2013

I’m a sucker for a good love story—and my favourite stories don’t come from fiction. They’re the happy endings that walk amongst us, the living, breathing fairytales that require hard work and compromise and are worth every bit of effort.


WE cover story: Amanda Tapping (‘Sanctuary’/’Stargate SG-1’)

January 24th, 2013

Amanda Tapping is everything positive you might have heard about her: disarming, charming, funny, beautiful, kind, brilliant, and gracious.