“Slates For Sarah” Is Hollywood’s Heartwarming Response To Crew Member’s Fatal On-Set Accident

Sarah Jones was working on a film set last Thursday when she was struck and killed by a train. Her family and friends created Slates for Sarah to honor her life, and it’s truly awesome.

1. This is Sarah Jones. She was a 27-year-old camera assistant who worked on major film and television sets, including The Vampire Diaries.

Sarah Jones / Via Facebook: events

Her obituary says, “From the heights of the mountains she hiked, to the depths of the oceans she dove (and never without a camera to record her experiences), the gift of her presence was felt far and wide.”

2. Sarah was working as a second camera assistant on the new Greg Allman biopic, Midnight Rider, when she was struck and killed by a train.

3. Her friends and family made a Facebook page, Slates for Sarah, where film colleagues can post film slates dedicated to Sarah.

Jessica Lopez / Via facebook.com

4. So far, the page has 9,400 likes and has received slates from numerous major TV shows.

Curtis Bonds Baker / Via facebook.com

5. The Vampire Diaries

Marc Casey / Via facebook.com

6. The Mindy Project

Jeff Saldin / Via facebook.com

7. Glee

Penny Sprague/ facebook.com

Penny Sprague / facebook.com


8. Parks and Recreation

Abby Linne / Via facebook.com

9. Castle

Tim Roe / Via facebook.com

10. Black Sails

Anton Rollino / Via facebook.com

11. Hawaii Five-O

Harry Bring / Via facebook.com

12. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Cheli Clayton / Via facebook.com

13. Criminal Minds

Harry Bring / Via facebook.com

14. Grimm

Rizal Sambo / Via facebook.com

15. Arrow

Slates for Sarah / Via facebook.com

16. Anger Management

Richard Sanchez / Via facebook.com

17. Halt and Catch Fire

Josh Gilbert / Via facebook.com

18. Revenge

Chad B. Daring / Via facebook.com

19. Elementary

Kyle Blackman / Via facebook.com

20. Togetherness

Tyler Romary / Via facebook.com

21. Mistresses

Blake Collins / Via facebook.com

22. Devious Maids

Freddy Chancellor / Via facebook.com

23. Justified

Robert Sharman / Via facebook.com

24. The Crazy Ones

Michael Mesirow / Via facebook.com

25. Scandal

Heather Kehayas / Via facebook.com

26. NCIS

Jacqueline Nivens / Via facebook.com

27. Person of Interest

John Oliveri / Via facebook.com

28. Rake

Dale White / Via facebook.com

29. Rectify

Joseph Thomas / Via facebook.com

30. Chicago PD

Chris Wittenborn / Via facebook.com

31. Sarah’s friends are also rallying to get Sarah included in the “In Memoriam” section of the Academy Awards this Sunday.

David WInston / Via facebook.com

32. To see and send more, check out Slates for Sarah.

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