Paul J. Salamoff


A headshot of Paul J. Salamoff in his office.

Paul J. Salamoff has worked for over 30 years in film, TV, video games, and graphic novels as a writer, producer, director, executive, and make-up F/X artist.

He is the author of On the Set: The Hidden Rules of Movie Making Etiquette, The Silent Planet, the graphic novels Hired Guns, Discord, and Logan’s Run. His short stories and essays have appeared in anthologies, including Midian Unmade: Tales from Clive Barker’s Nightbreed and The Cyberpunk Nexus: Exploring the Blade Runner Universe.

Paul currently teaches screenwriting at New York Film Academy. He is a two-time Bram Stoker Award nominee who made his feature-film directorial debut in 2019 with Encounter, a science fiction drama based on his original screenplay, which won Best Independent Film at the 46th Annual Saturn Awards.