Author Sallyanne Ryan


Sallyanne began as an actor, most notably playing alongside Eric Bana in the Aussie comedy The Nugget. She has been a breakfast radio co-host, a solo radio announcer, and a traffic reporter for most leading media outlets in Australia. Her love of the visual medium of story-telling has always been prominent leading her to write and act in her own short film Chipman for Tropfest, which screened around the country as one of fourteen finalist films. Co-writing and acting in one other short fiction film, selected to screen at many International film festivals, it wasn’t long before she ended up behind and in front of the camera at the same time, reporting and filming traffic from a helicopter for Today Show on channel 9 Sydney. Sallyanne then made her first documentary, about an outback music festival in Nymagee (central NSW), A Day in the Dirt screened at LA Femme Film Festival in Los