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Sally Caplan


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 script to production, through to delivery and release of over 45 films, including titles such as The King’s Speech, Miss Potter, Happy Go Lucky 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 business affairs, acquisition, distribution and production positions at PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Momentum Pictures and Universal Pictures International. Sally has been Head of Content at Screen Australia since February 2014 and is very committed to gender equity and diversity and inclusivity, in front of and behind the camera.