Tia Salisbury is a multi-award winning writer/director and a BAFTA crew member. Following a ten-year career as a broadcast animator, Tia has focussed on directing live-action promos, music videos and narrative short films. Her films have been shown at festivals worldwide including, Encounters, Aesthetica, Loco, Underwire and The London Short Film Festival.
In 2019, Tia was awarded funds from the BFI to produce short drama; ‘A Noble Truth’. The film follows a day in the life of female flat-earther Fawn, as she takes her alternative beliefs onto the streets of Bristol. ‘A Noble Truth’ will be on the festival circuit in 2020.
In 2018, she wrote and directed ‘Crash Cam’; a single-shot comedy. The film won best low budget short and Carmarthen Film Festival and was nominated fort best director at Underwire and screened at the London Short Film Festival.
In 2016, Tia wrote and directed horror/comedy 'Allhallowtide' which was screened internationally and selected for BAFTA affiliated festivals; Encounters, Cambridge Film Festival and ASFF. 'Allhallowtide' won a silver remi at WorldFest Houston and was nominated for the Mary Shelley Award Other Worlds Austin and best screenplay at Bucharest Cinefest.
Tia’s short screenplay ‘Totality’ was a quarter finalist in the Screencraft short screenplay contest 2016. ‘Operation Rapid’ was a quarter finalist in the Shore scripts short screenplay contest 2017. Currently, she’s developing a feature length screenplay; ‘Two woman walk into the past’ on a creative mentor scheme with development producer, Julia Berg.