TRUST will be screening at this event on Saturday June 22nd in Exeter.

Join us for an empowering and enlightening event at Exeter Phoenix, where we celebrate female-led filmmaking and creativity. “A Reel Revolution” looks at the creative process through a feminist lens, highlighting the invaluable contributions of women in cinema and the arts both historically and today.

Featuring screenings of compelling female-led short films, a brand new docu-short on the Cavern and local feminist indie punk band Seizure Salad, a talk on historical women filmmakers by Dr Helen Hanson (University of Exeter) and Dr Ellie Chadwick (University of Warwick), plus networking for local women creatives, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

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Both THE HERD and TRUST will be screening at the Cube Microplex on Wed 8th May in Bristol as part of a Radical Horror Cinema night.

Featured in SHAPED BY THE BOARD DIY vegan skate punk zine talking about making THE HERD, genre films and the industry.

Melanie's work is included in the new Cinesisters showreel. The Cinesisters is a UK-based group of Female identifying and non-binary Film and TV directors.

Back and bigger than ever is Melanie's fundraising night for Womankind - Bristol Women's Therapy Centre.

WOMEN MAKE HORROR at the WATERSHED Bristol - Oct 18th, 8:30 pm. Short horror films directed by Women!

Supported by The Watershed, Bristol and Abertoir Horror Festival.

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Melanie is now a member of BAFTA Connect which is a new UK-wide and North America tier of membership forming part of BAFTA’s ongoing mission to strengthen support for future creative leaders in the film, games and television industries.

The first bit of press in regards to SWITCH the feature film written by Melanie who has been working alongside PINBALL FILMS producer Keith Bell ( The Descent, Dog Soldiers and Harry Brown ) Melanie will be in Cannes with the company and her script next week.

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Melanie was recently interviewed by the talented Camille DeAngelis the story creator behind the multi-award-winning film BONES AND ALL for her NO BONES AND ALL series about film, veganism and life in general.

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ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨 Melanie will be introducing the screening of the original classic horror that is @johncarpenterofficial and Debra Hills HALLOWEEN at the @fwfilmfestival next week! The festival runs from Fri 28th - Sun 30th. HALLOWEEN 🎃 is at 5pm Sat 29th. You can get tickets through the festivals IG website link. Come and nerd out to some of the best horror classics for Halloween in Bristol! #imax #Halloween #bristol #genrefilmsrule #horrorfilm #horrornerd #filmfan #micaelmyers #debrahill #johncarpenter #lovehorror

TRUST has won BEST SHORT FILM at the Boundless online Film Festival!

TRUST is screening at the Cinema Under The Arches - THE SHORT LIST VOL.2: NIGHTMARE ON ARCHES LANE .

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Melanie is now part of the Cinesisters collective which is an award-winning collective of female-identifying film and TV directors based out of the UK. -

Melanie has been shortlisted as a director for a Centre Frame network hosted at BAFTA London to win £10,000 to make a short film. She was chosen from over 100 directors to be in a list of 35 to make a 5 minute short film.

TRUST the short film directed by Melanie screens in Florida next week between 10-14th March 2022 at the Through Woman's Eye's film festival. The film is in an official competition.

TWE showcases women filmmakers & directors. The films address global issues and highlight the challenges women face. UN Women works on the premise that it is the fundamental right of every woman to live a life free from discrimination and violence, and that gender equality is essential to achieving development and to building just societies.