Sally Interviewed on “How Do You Do You” Podcast
It was an absolute honour to be invited onto Matt Smolen’s How Do You Do You Podcast recently to chat all things Shakespeare, acting, creative process and more. And he was VERY kind to me with his lovely comments about my work! Here’s the blurb from Apple iTunes (where you can hear all the interviews with some amazing industry peeps): “In this week’s episode Matt chats to Sally McLean – a renaissance lady if there ever was one. She’s multi-talented, multi-skilled and successful at everything. Acting, writing, directing, producing – you name it, she’s given it ago and nailed it.” Um, so yeah …. *blush*. Thanks Matt for your VERY…
Collection of clips from Sally McLean’s recent screen acting work. The reel includes clips from “Killing Time”, “V for Vienetta”, “Evie Wants A Baby”, “Lowdown”, “The Bazura Project”, “Why Must The Show Go On?” and “Light Bringer” with actors such as David Wenham, John Brumpton, Adam Zwar and Paul Dawber. Music by Kevin MacLeod. Edited by Incognita Enterprises. For full information about Sally McLean, visit sallymclean.com.
“V for Vienetta”, “Raymond Taylor’s Earnest Adventures in Love”, AACTA Awards, Howard Fine and more!
Been a while since the last update! Here’s what you missed … The latter half of 2012 got very busy for Sally with two film lead roles: “Lynette” in Micha Couell’s V for Vienetta, alongside John Brumpton, Bruce Kerr, Don Bridges & Susan Turner and playing the romantic interest of “Sylvie” in Jemma van Loenen’sRaymond Taylor’s Earnest Adventures in Love alongside Sarah Hallam and Benedict Kazlauskas. That same period also saw her undertaking further study with the fabulous Howard Fine, participating in the Howard Fine & David Coury Four Day Masterclass (always a pleasure and a joy), once again undertaking duties as a Juror for the AACTA Awards (formerly AFI Awards) and…
Offspring and Evie Wants a Baby … I’m seeing a sort of theme here …
As per our last update, Sally was appearing on ABC Television in the semi-regular role of “Lee’s Mum” in The Bazura Project, directing and producing her first major docudrama A Life Unexpected: The Franz Stampfl Story(yes, it’s been re-titled) and waiting for the greenlight for a couple of acting gigs. So, what’s happened since then? Sally has played “Astra” in Evie Wants A Baby (see above photo) for Lollapalooza Films, ooh-ed and ahh-ed over bargins for the recent series of K-Mart commercials, played a Journalist for Offspring (Channel 10) and is currently giving her Shakespeare brain another workout with Banyai Theatre. She is also still producing and directing her first major docudrama (the next donation round…
Getting the “Lowdown” on “The Show”
New TV roles, getting ready for a film launch and more! Sally has just finished shooting the role of “Heather” for Adam Zwar’s new ABC TV comedy series “Lowdown“, due to air next year. She has also finished filming the new Internet TV parody magazine style show Culture Pig (see above) – first episode is now online here. In other film news, the trailer for “Why Must The Show Go On?“, a mockumentary set in the world of fringe theatre, where Sally plays Artistic Director, “Madeleine Le Roy” is now online and available and presented here for your entertainment … The launch for the film is now scheduled for February 2010
Culture Pigs galore
October 2009Sally’s current TV commmercial for Home Hardware is currently airing – just look out for the redhead in green with the cute dog with a bandaged head. If you don’t watch TV, we’ve embedded the 15 second cut down of the ad right here for your convenience . The edit progresses for Why Must The Show Go On? and the film is now due for launch at the beginning of December. On the writing/producing front – two TV series ideas have now been pitched to networks and three more are in development. And, if that isn’t enough, Sally is also the co-creator of a new Internet TV comedy magazine style show called Culture…
Writing, presenting and working with animals – it’s all go right now!
Lot’s been happening over the past few months – here’s a quick round up: Latest Film News Filming has finished on Sally’s latest film project, a comedy about the arts scene called Why Must The Show Go On? with Sally in the role of the intense and driven leading lady/Artistic Director – “Madeleine”. The film is currently in post, due for launch in September. In other film-related news, Sally is busy working with Chris Murray for Popcorn Taxi and is in the process of working on several TV and film projects with writing partner, Perri Cummings, including the webisodic “Telling Tales” (working title), in which she will also be playing the role…
“Light Bringer” and “Why Must The Show Go On?” now wrapped
So much has been happening over the past six months! Where to start!?! Latest Film News Sally has been busy working on several film projects, the most fun being the short film “Lightbringer”, where she got to play “Beatrice” (right), a 14 year old girl trapped in a 30+ woman’s body. Sound familiar? Well, add the twist of the girl being Irish, it being set at the turn of the 20th Century in rural Australia and throw in a demon or two and you have a whole other kind of film. Directed by Claire Forgie, shot on 16mm and filled with Jane Austen style dresses and tresses – this film…
“Miss Julie” debuts, plus “D.A.T.E. Me” and “Why Must The Show Go On?”
Busy time coming up – a new film, new TV pilot and a new chapter in general! Work is about to start on Sally’s next film project, a comedy about the arts scene called “Why Must The Show Go On?” directed by Paul Anthony Nelson. Pre-production has commenced, and filming is scheduled to start in late January with Sally in the role of the intense and driven “Madeleine”. Sally is also about to shoot the web TV series, “D.A.T.E. Me” for NEon TV in Sydney. Not only writer/producer, Sally is also playing the role of “Tracy” in this show about the pitfalls of online dating. New headshots have been taken by the…
“Elephant Princess”, Shakespeare and Bill Hunter
Far too much has been going on since the last update, but here goes … Sally’s latest TV gig Sally has finished filming the role of “Miss Julie” for Jonathan M Shiff’s “Elephant Princess”. The series will air on Channel 10 later this year. Look out for the character with the most severe hairdo and amazingly theatrical make up (it’s okay – it’s meant to look like that) – and that will be her. Sally’s latest theatre gig Sally has also finished romping around the Royal Botanical Gardens as part of the cast for “Romeo & Juliet” (playing Lady Montague and understudying Lady Capulet & the Nurse). It was Sally’s…