Sally has over 25 years of international experience in the screen production industry. She is a highly respected and seasoned senior executive whose roles have covered all aspects of financing, development, acquisition, production and distribution. Sally began her career as a solicitor specialising in entertainment law. In her most recent role before Screen Australia, Sally was Managing Director of eOne International (eOne), where she oversaw its international film sales operations out of the UK. Before joining eOne, Sally headed the Premiere Fund of the UK Film Council for five years, where she was responsible for funding and overseeing the production from script stage of over 45 films, including titles such as The King’s Speech, Miss Potter and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. Prior to joining the UK Film Council, Sally was President of Icon Film Distribution UK and has held senior acquisition, distribution and production positions at PolyGram Filmed entertainment, Momentum Pictures and Universal Pictures International.
Sally has been Head of Production/Content at Screen Australia since February 2014.
Head of Production/Content
Kids TV – if you can get it financed – is kicking goals. Bluey launched to a rapturous reception from local audiences, The Bureau of Magical Things has signed a global deal with Nickelodeon and Mustangs FC is up for an International Emmy Award. But financing Australian children’s television has never been more difficult. This panel looks at international […]