Fernando Salem

Buenos Aires

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International Emmy Nominated filmmaker and screenwriter. His first feature “Como funcionan casi todas las cosas” won the Work in Progress Prize at the III International UNASUR Cine Film Festival in 2014 and premiered by the end of 2015 at the Mar del Plata International film festival winning the Best Argentinian director and Best Argentinian Script awards.

By these days he started working in the adaptation and development of his new film project called “Agosto” based in Romina Paula’s novel.

As creator he also is writing and producing: “Siesta!” an animated series in co-production between Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia.

He started studying Communication Sciences in UBA and he graduated as Filmmaker in ENERC.
Fernando directed several short films, but “Trillizas Propaganda!” emphasize’s.
It obtained the National Arts Found Alberto Fischerman’s Prize, and was selected and distinguished in more than twenty festivals such as Venice, Sapporo, Mar del Plata, Friburg and San Sebastian, where obtained the Jury Special Mention Prize.
Besides, Trillizas propaganda, obtained the Condor de plata (Silver Condor) prize to the Best Argentinean shortfilm of 2007.

He completed his professional training working in Francis Ford Coppola’s film “Tetro” and he improved his acting director skills in New York where he attended to a Greta Seacat’s seminar.

Since 2009 he works directing documentaries for the educative TV Channels Encuentro and PakaPaka that obtained several prizes, like the fund TV 2011 in the junior category awarded to the serie he co-created: “The Amazing Journey of Zamba”, and Prix Jeunesse International 2014 and was nominated to the International Emmy® Kids Awards 2014. As screenwriter he also was nominated for the second time to the International Emmy® Kids Awards 2015 for his work in Mentira la Verdad (Truth Lies).

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