Sally McLean

Screen & Photography

Shakespeare Republic: The Next Stage …

SHAKESPEARE REPUBLIC is an internationally award-winning web series that celebrates not just the world’s greatest playwright, but also his insightful understanding of the big issues of our time.

Days Left
0
Funded
146%
Donated
$5,840
Supporters
40

“… (a) polished, beautifully made series from director/producer Sally McLean … a very fine adaptation of the Bard … Shakespeare Republic is put together with grace and wit.” – Luke Buckmaster, The Guardian

“Shakespeare Republic: #LoveTheBard” (Season Two) starring Nadine Garner, Michala Banas, Alan Fletcher, Christopher Kirby and Dean Haglund, among others, is currently ranked in the Top 20 web series in the world and the Top 5 in Australia (Web Series World Cup), has been selected for 13 international film festivals to date and won 4 awards for the work – Best Lead Actor for Christopher Kirby at Austin WebFest, Best Cinematography at Sicily Web Fest, Best Hair & Make Up at Tuscany Web Fest & the prestigious 60th CINE Golden Eagle Award for Best Digital Series!

The 2017 CINE Golden Eagle Award is our first major industry recognition. And we’re in great company – Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, Robert Zemeckis and Pixar, among others, also count the CINE Award as their first major industry accolade.

Fellow CINE Golden Eagle Award winners this year include Variety & PBS’s “Actors On Actors” and the Emmy award-winning TV series “Mr Robot” starring Christian Slater, as well as programs from NBC, Discovery, A+E Network, Sony Pictures and National Geographic, among others.

To capitalize on this amazing success, we are in the process of producing a teaser for our next project, the WW2 series ‘Till The Boys Come Home, as well as create pitch materials for Season Three of Shakespeare Republic: #GodsAndMonsters to pitch to decision makers when we travel to LA to accept our CINE Award later this year.

Your donation will help us pay for the WW2 uniforms, furnishings and props required to film the teaser, as well as other production costs, and produce the pitch materials for Season Three of Shakespeare Republic.

The CINE win gives us access to the next level in the industry and the chance to secure international funding and distribution for all our current projects via face-to-face meetings with key decision makers based in LA – and we need to be armed with material to show them!

We aim to come back from LA with stronger opportunities to move forward with Shakespeare Republic and all our current projects in development and begin implementing the next stage of the work here in Melbourne with our local production team.

Find out more:
Shakespeare Republic: http://www.shakespearerepublic.com
Incognita Enterprises: http://www.incognitaenterprises.com
‘Till The Boys Come Home: http://www.tilltheboyscomehome.com
CINE Golden Eagle Awards: https://cine.org/

 

Live Projects

0

Projects Funded

2

Projects Supported

7

A graduate of The Actors Institute, London, Sally has played roles in over thirty UK and Australian theatre productions, including “Hamlet”, “Macbeth”, the Australian Premier of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” and the World Premier of “Annabel’s Requiem” on the West End, London. Her most recent theatre appearance was as Dowsabel for two seasons with the Australian Shakespeare Company in their critically acclaimed production of “Comedy of Errors”. She has appeared in various lead and guest roles on numerous UK and Australian television series including “Utopia”, “Lowdown”, “The Worst Year Of My Life – Again!”, “Elephant Princess”, “Totally Full Frontal”, “Comedy Inc.” and the BAFTA award-winning mini-series “Bootleg”. Recent film credits include “Raymond Taylor’s Earnest Adventures In Love”, “V for Vienetta” and “Evie Wants A Baby”, amongst others. Her most recent director/producer credit is the feature documentary “A Life Unexpected: The Man Behind The Miracle Mile”, filmed in England, Ireland, Austria and Australia. Sally continues to work in Australian theatre, film and television as an actor as well as developing several projects for both stage and screen as a writer/director/producer.

JH

Jodi Haigh

VIC
MB

Maria Bartusiak

West Yorkshire
JP

Albion Casterton

VIC
JP

Courthouse Hotel

VIC
SC

stephen costan

VIC
JM

Jennifer Monk

VIC
AS

All Senses Styling

VIC

Auspicious Arts Projects - Cinema Viscera

VIC
HA

Harry Blutstein

VIC
CN

Chris Natoli

VIC
PH

Paul Hallett

ACT
JE

Jessica Stanley

VIC
HM

Heather Morris

VIC
SC

Siobhan Connors

VIC
DM

David Macrae

VIC
PH

Paul (Jamie) Hannah

VIC
PF

Peter Flaherty

VIC
AL

Allan Kitchingman

VIC
JH

Jamie Hansen

VIC
VH

Victoria Haslam

VIC
CM

Carissa McAllen

VIC
KA

Karla Hillam

VIC
ST

Stephen Wyley

VIC
JK

Dobago Film UG

Hessen
CS

Charity Shaw

VIC
LU

Lucy Best

VIC
EM

Emma Santa

Grass Valley
HM

Heather Morris

VIC
RO

Robina Bamforth

VIC
PE

Howard Fine Acting Studio

VIC