Sally Aitken (Australia)
Director / Producer & Principal
SAM Content

Sally Aitken is a twice-Emmy® nominated director, writer, producer and showrunner of multiple international feature documentaries and series.

Characterised by compassion, humour and a fierce intelligence, Sally’s films have been nominated twice for Emmy Awards and she has had two documentaries premiere in competition at Sundance (Every Little Thing and Playing with Sharks) and one at Cannes Film Festival (David Stratton: A Cinematic Life).

Sally’s formidable directing slate includes some of the highest rating screen content for broadcasters around the globe including Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles (Amazon Prime), The Pacific in The Wake of Cook with Sam Neill (Foxtel), Shark Beach with Chris Hemsworth (Nat Geo) and Getting Frank Gehry (BBC, ABC).