Sallie Aprahamian

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

Sallie recently directed three episodes of Domina S2 (Tiger Aspect). Recent work also includes Fate: The Winx Saga (Archery Pictures/Netflix), Cobra S2 (New Pictures/Sky), lead director on Poldark, starring Aidan Turner, and two episodes of Dr Who with Jodie Whitaker.

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) and Hetty Feather – earning 3 BAFTA Nominations for her work in four years.

Sallie has collaborated with a wide range of writers – including Jeremy Brock, Tony Jordan, Billy Ivory, Chris Chibnall, Debbie Horsfield, and the late Frank Deasy.

Recent projects have consolidated Sallie’s experience of working with CGI, visual effects and animations – ‘Wolfblood’ (Trixter), ‘The Worst Witch’ (Milk), ‘Dr Who’ (DNeg), and ‘Poldark’ (Lexhag).

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

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.

Sallie Aprahamian is represented by Frances Arnold