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Sallie Aprahamian

Sallie Aprahamian has been directing television for close to three decades.

She is currently working in post production on DOMINA 2 (Tiger Aspect/MGM+), that she filmed in Rome last year.


Recent work also includes Fate: The Winx Saga (Archery Pictures/Netflix), Cobra - Cyber Wars (New Pictures/Sky) starring Robert Carlyle, lead director on final season of Poldark, starring Aidan Turner, and two episodes of Dr Who with Jodie Whitaker in her first season as The Doctor.

Sallie’s body of work includes many critically acclaimed shows, such as: Teachers (Tiger Aspect) starring Andrew Lincoln – BAFTA Nominated, The Sins (BBC2) starring Pete Postlethwaite – 3 BAFTA Nominations, Extremely Dangerous (Picture Palace/NW5 Films) starring Sean Bean, Real Men (BBC Scotland) starring Ben Daniels – RTS Nominated, The Lakes (Company Pictures) starring John Simm – BAFTA Nominated, This Life (World Productions) BAFTA and RTS Winner, and Lip Service (Kudos).

For CBBC she directed the Series 3 finale of teen drama Wolfblood, several episodes of The Dumping Ground, The Worst Witch (Netflix/ZDF/CBBC co- production) starring Bella Ramsey and Hetty Feather – earning 3 BAFTA Nominations for her work in four years.

Recent projects have consolidated Sallie’s experience of working with CGI, visual effects and animatronics - 'Wolfblood' (Trixter), 'The Worse Witch' (Milk), 'Dr Who' (DNeg) 'Poldark' (Lexhag), FATE - The Winx Saga (Freefolk) and currently DOMINA (Automatik).

Sallie directed her first feature film 'Broken Lines' in 2007 co-starring Paul Bettany and Olivia Williams, selected for Venice Giornate deli Autori and London Film Festivals in 2008.

She has collaborated with a wide range of writers - including Jeremy Brock, Simon Burke, Tony Jordan, Billy Ivory, Chris Chibnall, Debbie Horsfield, Ben Richards and the late Frank Deasy.

Prior to her success in television, Sallie directed over thirty productions of new work in theatre for a wide range of companies. She developed and directed the critically acclaimed Blue Night In The Heart Of The West by James Stock, which won the George Devine Award.

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