Yael Melamede

Yael Melamede is the co-founder of SALTY Features, a NY independent film production company whose goal is to create media that is thought-provoking, vital, and enhances the world. Documentary producer credits include: The Jigsaw Productions/Amblin Entertainment six-part series WHY WE HATE (Discovery - 2019); CAREFORCE ONE TRAVELOGUES (2018 - ITVS); STRAIGHT/CURVE (EPIX - 2017); (DIS)HONESTY – THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES (CNBC - 2015); INOCENTE (Academy Award Winner, Best Doc Short - MTV - 2013); DESERT RUNNERS (Direct TV - 2015); WHEN I WALK (News & Doc Emmy Award Winner - ITVS - 2015); and MY ARCHITECT (Academy Award Nominee - HBO - 2004). Yael was an architect before becoming a filmmaker and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.