Adjani Salmon

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Adjani is a budding, driven, award winning writer and director who hails from Jamaica. Before graduating from the Met Film School, he created and ran a production company focusing on adverts, psa’s and corporate videos. During this time he wrote and directed a 13-episode web series, which amassed over 40,000 views in 3 months. In 2013, Adjani dissolved his business and moved to the UK to pursue his Masters in Directing Film. His graduation film, His Father’s Son, screened at numerous film festivals internationally, including Cannes, Blackstar and the Montreal World Film festival. He is the writer, producer and lead actor for Dreaming Whilst Black.

In Development

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DREAMING WHILST BLACK

2019

Big Deal Films

TV adaptation of the web series

Television

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2018

4Quarter Films

9 part comedy web series.
*Winner of Best UK Series, UK Web Fest
*Winner of Best Web Series, Life After Life Film Festival
*Nominee for Best Comedy Writing, IAWTV Awards
*Nominee for Best Web Series, Bilbao Series Land
*Official Selection, The Independent Television Festival

Short Films

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HIS FATHER'S SON

2015

*Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival
*Nominee for Best Screenplay, GATTFEST Film Festival
*Official Selection, Montreal World Film Festival
*Official Selection, Blackstar Film Festival
*Official Selection, Portobello Road Film Festival

2016

BFI

4-minute short documentary commissioned by the BFI for their Blackstar Season.
Ashley Walters, Ozwald Boateng and Menelik Shabazz discuss their Black Stars and the ground breaking work that has inspired them.