Storm Saulter is a writer, director, cinematographer, and visual artist. Born in Negril, Jamaica, he received formal film training at The Los Angeles Film School, graduating in 2001 with a focus in Cinematography and Editing. He served as writer, director, and cinematographer for his multi award-winning first feature film, “Better Mus’ Come” – which opened in US Theaters in March 2013, and had it’s UK television debut on BBC TWO in May 2014. The film was hailed by critics as one that heralds a new movement of independent filmmaking throughout the Caribbean.
Saulter is the co-founder of the New Caribbean Cinema film collective; A pioneering effort to showcase thenext generation of Caribbean filmmakers through the creation of uncompromising narrative films and documentaries. The collective’s first feature film project “Ring Di Alarm!” – for which Storm served as Executive Producer – made it’s debut at the British Film Institute in London in 2012 and is currently touring the international film festival circuit.
Saulter’s experimental films have been shown at The Brooklyn Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art Miami, The British Museum, Paris Photo, The Caribbean Biennial, The National Biennial of Jamaica, and Berlin Art Fair, among numerous other exhibits.
He received the 2011 Jamaica Gleaner Honor Award for his work in developing Jamaica’s Film Industry. The Jamaica Observer has named him one of his country’s most influential people, and 2012 he was identified as one of the 50 under 50 business leaders shaping Jamaica’s future. (Source: www.stormsaulter.com)
Better Mus’ Come (2011)
Ring di Alarm (2013)
Music Video – “Who Knows” by Protoje