Selam Bekele is an Ethiopian-American filmmaker, producer, and multimedia artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Film Production and Visual Communications from the University of California, Davis. Selam has developed a special-eye for diverse stories, unique perspectives, and innovative forms of storytelling. As a freelance filmmaker, she has the skills to produce, shoot, and edit her own content while taking on a variety of comissioned projects. Her filmmaking experience ranges across disciplines including commercial campaigns, social documentaries, and experimental art installations. Her most recent clients include Bric Arts & Media, Slate Magazine, HBO, and Boiler Room and was recently profiled by PBS and Blavity for her work in science fiction.