SALOMÉ JASHI: 2023 CHICKEN & EGG AWARD FINALIST DEVELOPMENT GRANT RECIPIENT
Salomé Jashi (she/her) studied documentary filmmaking at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her documentary Taming the Garden (2021) premiered at Sundance Film Festival and Berlinale Forum and was nominated for the European Film Awards. She also directed The Dazzling Light of Sunset (2016), which was awarded the Best first CHF 10’000 at Visions du Réel’s Regard Neuf Competition and other festivals. Her earlier work, Bakhmaro (2011), was nominated for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. Her producing work How the Room Felt (2021) premiered at IDFA’s International Competition.
Salomé was a fellow of the Nipkow Scholarship Program in 2017 and DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Program in 2020. She is a member of the European Film Academy and a co-founder of DOCA Documentary Association Georgia.