Slates for Sarah
March 4, 2014 3:19 PM Subscribe
At the conclusion of the 'In Memoriam' segment during the Oscars Sunday, viewers may have noticed a small graphic and photo identifying Sarah Jones
on screen. Not a movie star, famous director or other Hollywood luminary, Sarah was an assistant cameraperson killed in a horrific on-set train accident
two weeks prior. The push to have her recognized at the Oscars was driven in part by the Facebook group 'Slates for Sarah'
, where hundreds of production crews across the globe have posted tribute photos mourning her loss. Her death is being investigated as negligent homicide, and has spurred 'below-the-line' crew worldwide to demand greater set safety protocols