Julio Saldarriaga

Julio Saldarriaga

Director of Film Production @ Alienworx.media

Julio Saldarriaga is a two time EMMY winner for his directorial commercial work and for his documentary editorial work on Storm Soldiers II.

He worked for FOX television and various independent films as a First Assistant Director and was invited to become a member of the Directors Guild of America, but declined. He worked with Sundance winners Jesse Garcia and Jess Weixler on a well-received independent film called Periphery. He also wrote, directed, and produced an original film called The Shifting. He worked on Yellow, the critically acclaimed Nick Cassavetes film, which premiered at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival; Danny Trejo’s Bullet as Editor and Colorist, for The Golden Globes as Director of the live broadcast for the HFPA website; as Editor of the fun and controversial Love, Sweat & Tears which can be seen on Netflix; and worked on Tanya Sarocho’s STARZ show, VIDA Season 1 and 2.

Julio is a graduate of the Pontifical Bolivian University in his hometown of Medellin, Colombia. He moved to the States to pursue his career in film and television. He earned a certificate in producing and directing film and television from UCLA.

Technology in the Craft of Filmmaking

Studio Theater

Savannah’s film community is making waves — not just in the art of cinema, but in the science of tech. In this session, you’ll hear a series of lightning talks delivered by award-winning filmmakers who choose to call Savannah, not Hollywood, home.

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The Drone Show


Want to see some drones in action? Stop by the front lawn of the Savannah Cultural Arts Center during the Saturday lunch break to meet some skilled drone pilots and watch them show off their stuff! Rumor has it, our friends at Alienworx are bringing the biggest drone in the region. Prepare to be amazed!

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