Events » Breakfast Briefing with Sally Caplan


In Conversationwith Sally Caplan Head of Production, Screen Australia

As Head of Production at Screen Australia, Sally Caplan is responsible for the creative and operational direction for Screen Australia financed features, TV dramas and documentaries, overseeing the management of projects from development and/or production investment through to delivery. Sally will be talking about her initial impressions of the Australian Screen Industry and the recent budget cut at Screen Australia over the next four years. Don’t miss this opportunity to find out more as Sally chats with Matthew Deaner in the latest of our Breakfast Briefings.

DATE:     Wednesday, 2 July 2014
TIME:     8.00am to 9.30am
VENUE:  Chalkboard Cafe, 197 Young St, Waterloo

Members: $25   |   Special Guilds : $30   |   Non-Members: $40


To access the Special Guilds rate you must be a financial member of: AWG, ADG, AIMIA, MEAA. You will be contact and asked to provide evidence of your membership.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds are given for any cancellations made up to 48hrs prior to the Breakfast Briefing, and are subject to a 25% administration fee. Refunds are not given after this period.


Sally has over 25 years of international experience in the screen production industry. A highly respected and seasoned senior executive whose roles have covered all aspects of financing, development, acquisition, production and distribution, from creative to commercial, Sally began her career as a solicitor specialising in entertainment law. In her most recent role as Managing Director of Entertainment One (EOne), 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 held senior acquisition, distribution and production positions at Icon Film Distribution, Momentum Pictures and Universal Pictures International.

Matthew Deaner is our Executive Director. Matthew sits across all aspects of Screen Producers Australia's advocacy work, industrial negotiations, events and operational issues. He also works closely with our Council to set the strategic direction of the organisation as well as identify and execute new business development opportunities.