About Emerald Films

Emerald Films is owned by award-winning Producer Sally Browning who founded the company in the 1990s after graduating from the Australian Film Television & Radio School in Sydney, Australia. Emerald Films has won many international awards and its documentaries have been showcased at numerous festivals around the world including Sydney Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Palm Springs and Berlin International Film Festival.

Our team at Emerald Films Sydney-based company is involved in all aspects of film and television production and co-production.



Meet Our Team

Emerald Films is an award-winning team of program makers working to bring high quality content to international audiences.


Producer/Director – Sally Browning

Sally Browning has 20 years experience in the film and television industry in documentary filmmaking, corporate productions, TVC and film financing. She also has a background in journalism. Her award-winning films deal with subjects ranging from socio-political themes, to personal character studies, to pop culture. Some of these include the award-winning theatrical documentary, The Diplomat.

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Producer/Development Executive – Leah James

Leah joined Air Pig Productions and Emerald Films in September of 2017 to streamline the development of new formats and manage production of existing ones. She is most passionate about leading world-class crews and telling engaging stories, with a particular love for four-quadrant and family content. Since mid-2012

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Lawyer – Jenny Lalor

Jenny Lalor has been working in legal and business affairs in film and television for more years than she cares to admit.  Whilst living in London between 1990 and 2000, she worked for the BBC, Carlton Television and Tiger Aspect Productions (including on Billy Elliot and The Animated Mr. Bean).  Returning to Melbourne in late 2000, she has worked on a variety of film and television projects, including

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Our Partners


Air Pig Productions

Film and television production company best known for producing international award winning documentaries.

Blue Zoo TV

Blue Zoo TV

A 13-part observational documentary following eight teenage marine animal enthusiasts, as they embark on an intense 6-week training mission to become marine experts.


Ambience Entertainment

An award winning production company and industry leader specialising in entertainment content.