Tall Firs Cinema

Tall Firs Cinema is a film company based in Seattle, Washington owned and run by Vasant and Sarah Samudre.


The Salcedos, Vasant and Sarah, are a filmmaking partnership based in the Pacific Northwest. They have been writing and filming together for the past decade and PROMISED LAND is their first feature. Their work has been sponsored by Artist Trust, 4Culture, and San Francisco Film Society. 

As graduates both having received dual degrees in English Literature and Cinema Studies from the University of Washington, they also founded their media production company, Tall Firs Productions. They have done video for arts non-profits such as Hugo House, Seattle City of Literature, Seattle Arts & Lectures, Hedgebrook, as well as graphic and web design for numerous authors and poets.

Vasant Salcedo is an editor, motion graphic designer, director, and cinematographer. He has been making videos for the last decade and a half around the globe for non-profits. 

Sarah Salcedo is a producer, filmmaker, writer, cinematographer, and graphic artist and has had work published in several journals. 

On many of their collaborations, they are joined by fellow Tall Firs Cinema member: Claire Salcedo,  PROMISED LAND's associate producer and composer. Claire is an accomplished musician, playwright, and author.

To learn more about their current and future films, go here.