Jesse Salmeron

Writer, director, producer of 'Dreamer'

Jesse Salmeron was brought to The United States at the age of three during the Salvadorian Civil War. He went on to study English, Theater and Film at The University of Houston. Salmeron excelled at dramatic writing and his accomplishments include his stage play “Shedding My Skin” being chosen by three time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Edward Albee for his playwright’s workshop. In his senior year, his screenplay “Celest,” based on an undocumented student, was a semi-finalist in the Chesterfield-Paramount Competition.

Jesse completed his Senior Honors Thesis, the first half of an episodic novel, under the late Dan Stern. In 2012 he completed his first narrative feature film, “Dreamer.” In 2013 Salmeron will direct another of his screenplays, “The Father, The Son."

December 7, 2017

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