Yousif Salame | Director, Editor, Web Developer

Biography

Born 1982 in Kuwait, Yousif Salame is a Lebanese filmmaker and web developer. He graduated from Northern Kentucky University, USA with a bachelors degree in Electronic Media and Broadcasting, and a minor in Communication Studies. Upon graduation, Yousif made a feature film in the United States, then he later came back to Lebanon and worked for the Lebanese American University as a studio supervisor, and at Future News Television as a News Assistant Producer. He later traveled to Qatar and worked for Qatar Foundation on the Stars of Science TV Program. After two years of working in Qatar, Yousif came back to Lebanon, and started his company Fine Line Production, co-founded with Said Halawi, Ilat Knayzeh, and his brother Hasan Salame.

Yousif is now dedicated full time for his company Fine Line Production, while he still takes on side projects in web development.

With Fine Line Production, Yousif has worked on several projects in different capacities; as Director, Editor, and Assistant Director

Resume

Education

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY, USA

Bachelor of Arts, Graduated December 2011

Electronic Media and Broadcasting, major

Communication Studies, minor

Qualifications

Camera Operations & Workflow

Video Editing

Web Development & Content Management

Social Media Management

News Gathering and Analysis

English and Arabic fluency (spoken & written)

Professional Experience

Fine Line Production

Co-Founder & Creative Director (Sep 2017 – Present)

Fine Line is a full service production company focused on innovative concepts with a fresh approach. The combined experience of the in-house team covers award-winning short films, innovative commercials, state of the art corporate videos, interesting documentaries and tailored media content. The company consists of four departments working closely to transform an idea into an eye

Qatar Foundation Digital Content Coordinator (Mar 2015 – Jul 2017)

-Created video and photo content for the Stars of Science social media platforms.

-Managed the Stars of Science website and social media content.

-Managed 12 Facebook pages for participants in the Stars of Science TV show.

Future News Television News Assistant Producer (Oct 2012 – Feb 2015)

-Put together major news stories both local and regional

-Assist in the preparation and the editing of the daily news bulletins.

-Execute live newscasts

Lebanese American University Studio Technician (Dec 2012 – Sep 2014)

-Give training to Radio & Television students on the use of equipment

-Help Journalism students in the production of their weekly assignments

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