Sally has been producing and directing award-winning documentaries for over 30 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.
At present the company is busy producing the feature documentary WILD THINGS with finance from Screen Australia, Screen Territory, Screen Tasmania and Film Victoria. We also wish to acknowledge our many wonderful private donors to the project including Garry White Foundation, the Sunrise Project, Seeds For Change, Hamer Sprout Fund, Newtown Films and Sue Matthews.
Also in production is Jimmy Shu’s Taste of the Territory an 8×25 minute series for SBS Food. Sally is producing the series with NT filmmaker Naina Sen who is also the director and editor.
Other recent credits include 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 keeps her feet on the ground by regularly producing short web documentaries about international aid programs. To date these have been made in Burundi, Tanzania, Cambodia, Fiji and Vietnam.