The Team

Mary Macrae

Senior Producer Shark Island Institute

Mary Macrae

Mary Macrae is Senior Producer and Production Manager at Shark Island Institute.

Mary recently produced the feature documentary THE DEPARTMENT (SBS Australia Uncovered) and also produced the award-winning stage play and film of THE TWINS, which had a 5-venue tour in early 2021. She is currently producing two new Shark Island Productions feature documentaries (in development).

Mary’s producer credits include THE TWINS, THE DEPARTMENT, THE FINAL QUARTER, LIFE AFTER THE OASIS, SUZY & THE SIMPLE MAN, PAUL KELLY – STORIES OF ME, THE SOLDIER and STORIES FROM THE INSIDE. She was Line Producer and Production Assistant for THE OASIS and IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS and Production Manager for the short films POLLY AND ME and WALL BOY. More >

Mary co-produced three Good Pitch Australia events (2014–2016). She was the SII lead for the impact team for THE HUNTING GROUND Australia Project and was a key member of the global impact team for UNREST. Mary led the impact collaborations for the international portfolio work in Australia.

Prior to working at Shark Island Institute, Mary had a career as a Stage Manager in theatre and dance for companies including Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir Street Theatre, Force Majeure and Griffin Theatre Company, with shows including MY ZINC BED, WAITING FOR GODOT, A CHEERY SOUL, A DOLL’S HOUSE, SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT, ALREADY ELSEWHERE, the Australian premiere production and UK/USA tour of CLOUDSTREET and the Sydney and New York production of HEDDA GABLER.

Mary Macrae

Mary Macrae is Senior Producer and Production Manager at Shark Island Institute.

Mary recently produced the feature documentary THE DEPARTMENT (SBS Australia Uncovered) and also produced the award-winning stage play and film of THE TWINS, which had a 5-venue tour in early 2021. She is currently producing two new Shark Island Productions feature documentaries (in development).

Mary’s producer credits include THE TWINS, THE DEPARTMENT, THE FINAL QUARTER, LIFE AFTER THE OASIS, SUZY & THE SIMPLE MAN, PAUL KELLY – STORIES OF ME, THE SOLDIER and STORIES FROM THE INSIDE. She was Line Producer and Production Assistant for THE OASIS and IN THE COMPANY OF ACTORS and Production Manager for the short films POLLY AND ME and WALL BOY. More >

Mary co-produced three Good Pitch Australia events (2014–2016). She was the SII lead for the impact team for THE HUNTING GROUND Australia Project and was a key member of the global impact team for UNREST. Mary led the impact collaborations for the international portfolio work in Australia.

Prior to working at Shark Island Institute, Mary had a career as a Stage Manager in theatre and dance for companies including Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir Street Theatre, Force Majeure and Griffin Theatre Company, with shows including MY ZINC BED, WAITING FOR GODOT, A CHEERY SOUL, A DOLL’S HOUSE, SAME SAME BUT DIFFERENT, ALREADY ELSEWHERE, the Australian premiere production and UK/USA tour of CLOUDSTREET and the Sydney and New York production of HEDDA GABLER.