Angelo Salamanca

Angelo graduated with distinction from Swinburne Film and Television (now VCA Film & TV School) specialising in screenwriting and directing. His graduate film, Urban Myth was distributed by the AFI. Angelo’s first efforts at professional screenwriting included co-writing Hungry Heart (Official Selection for Edinburgh International Film Festival and Montreal International Film Festival) and writing Closer and Closer Apart, praised by David Stratton in the US film magazine, Variety as a “well-written script”. His most recent feature screenwriting effort God’s Little Children was commended by Peter Krausz in the 2015 Fellowship of Australian Writers Awards and has been recently optioned by Winding Road Entertainment. Angelo has over 25 years’ experience in the film industry as a filmmaker, screenwriter and script assessor, judging feature film scripts for The Australian Writers Guild. Angelo’s most recent work includes directing the short film, The Last Babushka Doll starring Anne-Louise Lambert (Picnic at Hanging Rock) which has just been chosen to screen at a prestigious Australian Film Festival, May 2018.