Jill Salvino. a director telling stories in NYC.


Accomplished storyteller, commercial director and native New Yorker. She has collected over 200 industry awards including an Emmy and directed hundreds of commercials and long form content.  Jill has also directed four short films; and one feature.  She has written two scripts, one in development.  

Salvino has directed TAKING IT FOR GRANTED, which screened at The Big Apple Festival and won Best Drama at NYC’s Downtown Film Festival. She wrote and directed LIES PEOPLE TELL, which Premiered at The San Pedro Film Festival and was chosen by the New York Women in Film and Television as one of their top shorts of the year.

As an invited director, her two contributions as director of THE SONNET PROJECT #74 & #153 Premiered at The Queens World International Film Festival and are on tour as part of The New York Shakespeare project.

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Telling Stories. All kinds.

Words, pictures and all

of the silences in between.

- jill salvino


Her feature debut  BETWEEN THE SHADES screened at 21 Festivals and is releasing via Passion River Films on 4/23/2019.

Her countless content and advertising direction and branding speaks volumes without words. Her feature scripts tell their own stories of versatility and inclusion.

 Salvino has several projects in development including two of her own narrative feature scripts. Jill is a member of NYWIFTV and a Silver Council member of The Telly’s and longstanding member of ProMax.