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Director. Producer. Writer. Photographer.

Antonio Salume is a Mexican filmmaker born and raised in Mexico City. His films explore nuances in identity through the intersection of family, social pressures, and culture in Latin American and Middle Eastern communities.


He has directed commercials for Nestlé and DiDi and his work has been featured at Shorts México, Mitú, and Canal 22.  His most recent narrative short, Take Care Zora, was made in partnership with Ghetto Film School and Dolby and premiered at AMC Lincoln Center & The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.


Antonio began his career working as an assistant to Academy Award-winning director Alejandro G. Iñárritu and acclaimed producer Pablo Cruz, and working at companies like A24, Cinereach, and El Estudio. His film credits include After Yang (Sundance, Cannes 2021), Bardo (Venice, Telluride 2022), Shadows (Tribeca 2020), I'm Going to Have a Good Time (Amazon), and his television credits include A Kidnapping Scandal: The Florence Cassez Affair (Netflix), Taco Chronicles III (Netflix)Pena Ajena (Vix), and Marea Alta (Vix).


Antonio is a Dolby x Ghetto Film School “Finish the Script” winner and an NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduate where he studied Film & TV, and the business of entertainment.

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