Sally O'Grady
Sally O’Grady makes subjective, stylized non-fiction films, exhibiting at festivals in Europe, Australia and the United States. She is currently producing and directing a film about our fraught relationship with our dwellings (Sleep Tight). She is also working on an emotionally dense documentary about a group of career criminals who also happen to be loving fathers (working title: The Dance with Dad).
Her short, User screened at the Anthology Film Archives, New Filmmakers Festival in April 2009 and at the 2009 Sydney Underground Film Festival. Her previous film The Art of Fighting won first place in the prestigious Australian National Student Film Festival. Sally has produced content for National Geographic, History Channel/ Smithsonian and has worked as a Field/ Associate Producer on documentaries for MSNBC, PBS, A&E and Discovery. Sally has worked as a Director of Corporate Training films, a Librarian, a Camera Assistant, a Waitress, and as a Health Educator with people at risk of contracting HIV.