About Northern Sole

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Northern Sole was created by Sally Cancello in 2019 to produce the comedy short film Fargate.


Sally Cancello is an award winning actor, writer, director and producer based in Sheffield. Sally studied acting and theatre directing in London before progressing onto film. She started writing and filming her own comedy in 2014, going on to film 10 comedy shorts/sketches over the next 18 months. Sally entered The Funny Women Awards with her fifth short film “Time Again”, which then won “Best Comedy Short”. She followed this up with filming a teaser of an original idea for Warner Bros. She continued to make comedy films on zero budget until she secured BFI funding for her short film, “Fargate”.


Sally was selected for the BFI Network x BAFTA crew 2021. She is currently developing a slate of film projects, including a feature film (with development funding supported by the BFI), a short film, and two TV pilots.