A passionate storyteller and communicator with style + efficiency, Sallie Keena has worked on innumerable film projects over the past 15 years, approaching film production with talents honed from a wide variety of experiences on set.
From a production perspective, Sallie values clear communication, planning, and taking care of crew on set. In her many years working in production in the DC / MD / VA area, she's become part of a valued network of crew members and enjoys putting together the right team for each project. It is her continuing goal to fight for gender parity on set and create opportunities for up-and-coming female filmmakers however possible.
Sallie is a detail-oriented director and a trained actor who loves working with actors, and plans meticulously while allowing space for spontaneous magic to be captured. She has a talent of creating a comfortable environment for first-time on-camera interviewees as well as seasoned pros.
Sallie is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Art, where she majored in Photography and Film, and secured both the Art Foundation Award of Excellence and the honor of "Best in Show" at the VCU Student Film Festival.
When she's not writing, directing, or producing, you can find her watching old episodes of Poirot, styling commercial and video projects, acting, drinking Earl Grey, and hopefully visiting Paris more often.
Sallie is a member of SAG-AFTRA, IATSE 798, IATSE 487, and The Wing.
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