Salt Institute is a non-profit school in Portland, Maine offering semester-long intensive programs in documentary writing, radio, photography and new media storytelling. Salt Institute also exhibits documentary work in their gallery and host documentary-related events.
Students come from all over the US and other countries for fifteen weeks of intensive field research, workshops and seminars. Throughout the semester, students develop their craft to create documentaries of professional caliber.
We are proud to have participated in Photoville since its inaugural year! Salt is known for great storytelling and Maine is one of the most unique New England states. Enjoy the great storytelling of Salt documentarians and let us introduce you to the people of and parts of Maine that we find most intriguing.
“Documenting Maine” showcases the work by students of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and introduces the viewer to the unique landscape of Maine.Learn More