Antonio Salume

Antonio Salume is a Mexican filmmaker (director, writer, editor, photographer, and producer) and media specialist who believes in stories' power as catalysts for self-discovery and a more empathetic world.


Antonio has worked at A24, Cinereach, Archer Gray, Big Beach, and as an assistant to five-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alejandro G. Iñárritu. Through these roles, he took on responsibilities within the development, production, marketing, and distribution of films.


His work has earned the NYU Sight & Sound Showcase Viewer’s Choice Award, the Golden Angel Award at the 13th Annual Chinese American Film Festival, and Tisch Post Production Award. The projects he has worked on have also premiered at festivals such as Tribeca, Shorts México, and Oaxaca FilmFest, and some noteworthy clients include Nestlé, H&M, BBC, Honda, and LG.


In 2018, Antonio graduated magna cum laude from NYU Tisch School of the Arts, where he earned a B.F.A. in Film & TV with a minor in Business of Entertainment. He is passionate about the intersection of art, technology, and community, and has lived in Mexico City, New York, and Abu Dhabi.


Through his film production company, Caminante Pictures, Antonio aspires to create meaningful and inclusive work worldwide. Feel free to say hi at antonio@caminante.pictures


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