Sally Karam

Sally Karam

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Producers' Lab)

Completion Year

2015

Current Information

Biography

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Award-winning film and television producer Sally Karam just wrapped production on the fifth season of international award-winning BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW for CBC and IFC networks. Her recent feature film HONEY BEE (directed by Rama Rau, starring Julia Sarah Stone and Martha Plimpton) about human trafficking in Canada won Best Female Directed Feature Film presented by the Alliance of Woman Female Journalists, acclaimed LEO Award for Best Lead Actor in a Feature Film (Julia Sarah Stone) and took home Best Feature Film Awards (North Dakota Human Rights Film Festival, (In)Justice for All Film Festival, Canadian Film Festival). Sally’s first feature film WHAT WE HAVE (directed by Maxime Desmons), a French-English story tackling issues of homophobia in Northern Ontario won Best Franco-Canadian Feature Film (Les Rendez-Vous du Cinema Quebecois), Best Canadian Feature (Inside Out FF), International Diversity Award (Barcelona International FF), Audience Award (Imagine Nation Montreal FF). Her short documentary KUBO’S CRICKETS (Michael Allcock, director) about the pending food crisis won Best Documentary (Cabbagetown Film Festival, Best Short Film (North Bay Film Festival) and her dramatic short PERFECT (Olivier Sabino, director) played in festivals around the world. Sally won the 2016 WIFT-BravoFact Pitch Competition and produced/co-wrote short film SHOW AND TELL (Reem Morsi, director), an Arabic-English story about immigration, winning Best Short Film, Best Direction and Emerging Filmmaker (Yorkton Film Festival 2017). In television, Sally produced Hallmark’s NORTHERN LIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS (directed by Jonathan Wright, starring Ashely Williams), marking the highest rated Hallmark Movies & Mysteries TV movie in history. Some of Sally’s additional series television producing credits include the acclaimed CGI series for Discovery Channel ALIEN MYSTERIES; F2: FORENSIC FACTOR (Gemini Award-Winner); PARANORMAL SURVIVOR and PARANORMAL 911. She holds screenwriting credits on History Channel's OUTLAW BIKERS, UNDER THE GUN, PARANORMAL SURVIVOR, PARANORMAL 911 and has over 15 years of documentary directing, show-running, story editing and development experience. Sally completed the Bell Media’s Producer Accelerator Lab and Canadian Film Centre’s Cineplex Entertainment Producer’s Lab. She was born and raised in Cochrane, Ontario – home of the Polar Bear Habitat.