Mel Salmi is a Finnish-American director, producer, and editor. She studied film production in Helsinki where she worked extensively as a producer in both narrative and documentary film. Her award-winning work has been seen at festivals around the world.
In 2019, she earned an Emmy nomination for a short documentary she directed for the National Endowment for the Arts. She is the co-founder of Maine-based video production agency MEDIA LOMA and she also leads March Ensemble, an online art project that has produced over 300 art pieces since its inception.
Mel splits her time between Helsinki and Maine and is an alumna of Maine Media’s Young Filmmakers program.