Sally has been producing and directing award-winning documentaries for over 35 years for domestic broadcasters ABC and SBS and international broadcasters such as WGBH NOVA, WNET Nature, BBC, Arte France, France TV and National Geographic TV.
In 2020 Sally produced and directed the feature documentary WILD THINGS with finance from Screen Australia, Screen Territory, Screen Tasmania and Film Victoria. The film could not have been made without the generous support of many private donors and Creative Partnerships Australia, Garry White Foundation, the Sunrise Project, Seeds For Change and Hamer Sprout Fund. The film is available for hosted and community based event screenings and was screened on SBS Viceland.
Other recent credits include co-producing with Naina Sen the 8 part SBS Food series JIMMY SHU’S TASTE OF THE TERRITORY, which was nominated for Best Lifestyle Series at the 2020 AACTA Awards, TAYAMANGAJIRRI, (NITV) which premiered at the Darwin International Film Festival, INDIAN WEDDING RACE (SBS), FRANTIC FAMILY RESCUE (ABC), THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN FLY (ABC) which was nominated for BEST SCIENCE JOURNALISM at the Australian Museum Eureka Awards in 2015; the 6 part nature series DEVIL ISLAND (ABC/ITV/FRANCE TV), ACID OCEAN for WGBH NOVA/SBS/ARTE FRANCE/ZDF/SVT which won BEST MARINE SCIENCE program at Blue Ocean Film Festival and was also a finalist in Australia’s premier science journalism prize the Eureka Awards, AUSTRALIA’S GREAT FLOOD (2011) for National Geographic Channel USA which won Best Documentary at the ASTRA Pay TV Awards 2012; KANGAROO MOB (2011) about the street smart kangaroos that live in Canberra for ABCTV, PBS Nature, RTBF, YLE and SVT; the hit nature soap series PENGUIN ISLAND for BBC1, ABC1 and Arte France; cult arts documentary JOHN GOLLINGS:EYE FOR ARCHITECTURE about the work of John Gollings; the multi award science nature winner SEED HUNTER (ABCTV, ARTE France, SVT, RTE); TWO MUMS AND A DAD (2006) Winner Dendy and ATOM Awards; WELCOME 2 MY DEAF WORLD (2005) AFI nominee Best Documentary and many more.
Sally is currently working with a number of emerging filmmakers and also produces short form content for NGO’s, community groups and Museums.