Saleem Hadi is a film maker, TV producer/director, theatre enthusiast and media educator. Saleem Hadi has done 17 short films till date, one of which won the CANNES 2008 Distinguished Community Documentary Award and the other the 2nd Prize in Singapore Heritage Short Film Festival. His exploration into the world of films and theatre started in 2002. He runs BLACSPICE MEDIA, a media production and enrichment company that was engaged by Indian Heritage Centre for its official opening performance for the Singapore's Culture Fest 2015. In 2016, Saleem Hadi also started a social enterprise, Singapore Indian Theatre & Film Explorers (S.I.T.F.E.) to bring people together, educate them in film making and theatre productions.