Since childhood, Aminah Salaam has always had a fascination with Film and TV. As a Teenager she took part in an after school program where she took her first role as Director. Here she also wrote her first Screenplay and this was the beginning of many. While attending Howard University she majored in Radio-TV-Film and begun creating her own Music Videos, and Short Films.
After College she landed a position as the Interactive Video Coordinator where she was responsible for spearheading and building a Video Department for the first time at a Radio Station. Here she created opportunities for existing employees and taught them a new skill through Video Production. Aminah also attended the Allan Houston Foundation’s Entrepreneurship program, where she developed the tools to create her own Business.
In 2007 she created Abstrak Vision, a Production company aiming to help upcoming artists and local Businesses flourish, by providing them with quality promotional Videos. Giving back is Aminah’s mission! Therefore in 2011 she created her educational sector of her business called AV University where she teaches Production and responsible Social Media Skills to youth while building self-esteem. From there she became a certified Teacher in New York City and gained a graduate degree in Special Education.
The proud daughter of a mother with southern roots and a Father who ventured to America from Honduras, she projects an engaging authentic voice. Her highest accomplishment is teaching her energetic and insightful daughter, that there are no limits to how great she can be!
Writer . Director . Producer
Educator . Entrepreneur