Talent Guide

Angela Salamanca

  • Discipline:Producer, Writer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2008


Angela Salamanca was born and raised in the conservative Catholic society of Panama City during the Noriega Crisis and U.S. invasion of 1989. Determined to follow her dreams of becoming a filmmaker, she attended film school at Florida State University during which time she completed two shorts: Bipolar and Magic. After graduating in 2002, she relocated to Los Angeles and obtained her Masters degree in Arts and Media Teaching at National University. Salamanca has worked on several films including Jamie Babbit’s Itty Bitty Titty Committee, and at Disney, Telemundo Networks, Univision, and El Norte Productions in Sony Pictures. Salamanca has completed three scripts with a writing partner with whom she workshopped My Life as a Terrorist as a Fellow in the Writers Arc Program. The script has been shortlisted for the Sundance and Outfest Screenwriting Labs. Currently, she is working on her own feature entitled Impossible Life while busy as a film editor at Baseline StudioSystems.

Current Project

My Life as a Terrorist (Narrative Feature)


Maryam, an Iranian-American teenager, survives high school during the Iran Hostage Crisis of 1979.