MEET THE TEAM
Sally Ingleton is one of Australia’s most experienced documentary filmmakers and has won awards across the world over the past 30 years. Her company 360 Degree Films is based in Darwin.
Sally trained at the Swinburne Film and TV School in Melbourne and her first breakout documentary was The Tenth Dancer (ABC, BBC, Canal Plus) which told the emotional story of the classical dancers who survived the Pol Pot genocide in Cambodia. The film won a Golden Gate Award at San Francisco Film Festival, Silver Plaque Chicago FF and Best Documentary at the ATOM Awards. The film was invited to over 15 Film Festivals and sold widely across the world. Sally went on to make a number of documentaries in South East Asia including Mao’s New Suit (Ch4, SBS) which tracked the young Chinese fashion designer Guo Pei well before she became China’s premier Haute Couture designer. The film was nominated for Best Documentary at both the Sydney Film Festival DENDY Awards and the Hawaii International Film Festival.
Sally then embarked on actively producing social issues and nature documentaries for global TV. These programs included Two Mums and a Dad - Winner Best Documentary Sydney Film Festival Dendy Awards, Welcome to My Deaf World (Nominated Best Documentary AFI Awards), Penguin Island series (ABC, BBC, Arte France), Devil Island series (ABC, ITV, France TV), Kangaroo Mob (ABC, PBS), Possum Wars (ABC, Arte France).
Sally continued to produce and direct her own ‘passion’ projects including the award winning Seed Hunter (ABCTV, Arte France, SVT, RTE, National Geographic and Winner of Best Science and Nature ATOM Award); Acid Ocean for WGBH NOVA, ZDF, ARTE France and SBS; Australia’s Great Flood for National Geographic TV which won the Best Documentary at the 2011 Australian PAYTV Awards; and arts documentary Eye For Architecture (AVRO/SBS) which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
Wild Things is Sally’s first feature length documentary.