Sasha Krane trained from a very early age as a Method actor in New York, with Geoffrey Horne, where he developed a passion for theatre and film. He is the nephew of legendary acting teacher Lee Strasberg. Sasha moved to Los Angeles and began writing and directing stage-plays while assisting Sally Kirkland in her acting classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute. He has worked on the production, Leftover Hearts, at The Marilyn Monroe Theatre which garnered good reviews. He has written and directed short films Astyanax, A Little Death (best comedy, New York International Film Festival), and Patriots. Shorts International bought Patriots for global distribution. He directed his first feature, Machete Joe, which wonthe San Diego Black Film Festival award for Best Thriller. Several of his scripts have been optioned and sold, including: Tooth and Claw, Caliban, and Red Winter. His latest feature, a neo-noir crime drama, Kickback, has been optioned and will star Dolph Lundgren in the lead role. Sasha continues to work as a script doctor and screenwriter, and director.