Respected screen industry executive Sally Regan joined Create NSW in August 2017. Ms Regan is currently acting as the Director of Screen Investment, Engagement and Attraction for the state’s film and television funding agency in Sydney NSW.

Ms Regan has over 30 years experience working in the screen production sector.  She has produced film and television in Australia, Europe, Asia and America and has, for the past five years, been a Drama Investment Manager at Screen Australia.

Previously Ms Regan worked as a Development and Production Executive at Screen NSW working across documentary, features and television drama and she was, from 1999 to 2003, Business Affairs Manager of Documentary Production at Film Australia, responsible for over production of over $6 million a year.

Her producer credits include the multi-award winning theatrical feature documentary thriller Forbidden Lie$ and she also co-produced the international Russell Crowe-featured series The Colour Of War, and produced the ABC documentaries National Treasures, Korean ANZAC, Peter Berners Loaded Brush, Road To Tokyo and Nerves of Steel, amongst others.

In 2007 Ms Regan was awarded The Screen Producers Association Independent Documentary Producer of the Year Award and she was also awarded the Kenneth Myer Fellowship upon graduation from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (BA 1994).


Sally will be hosting a Roundtable on “The ins and outs of Create NSW”.


Senior Manager, Screen Investment

CRIME PAYS – The true crime genre boom and why audiences are obsessed with the dark side of human nature

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

From TV docos, docu-dramas, scripted, podcast and streaming we can’t get enough of bad blood, evil deeds and injustice. This panel uncovers how the true crime genre, scripted and factual, has grown and matured from late night fringe content to a prime time, broadcast, streaming and podcast phenomenon. We’ll peer into the dark recesses of […]