Darin J. Sallam

Darin J. Sallam

Darin J. Sallam is a Jordanian director and writer who holds an MFA in Cinematic Arts from the Red Sea Institute for Cinematic Arts (RSICA). To her credit are five award winning short films including Still Alive and The Dark Outside, which received multiple awards and screened in internationally acclaimed film festivals worldwide. Her latest short fiction film The Parrot, a joint writing/directing project, received the 2015 Film Prize of the Robert Bosch Stiftung. She is currently working on her debut feature narrative film project entitled Farha, recipient of the ART Award (presented at the 2016 DFC), the Emirati Ministry of Interior Award for Best Societal Screenplay (presented at the 2016 DIFF) and the Halo Post-Production Award (presented at the 2017 Pitching Forum in Espinho, Portugal). Sallam is also co-founder and managing partner at TaleBox, a Jordanian production company based in Amman.