Melissa is an award-winning director of drama, documentary, branded content and music videos. Known for creating immersive story worlds with a distinctive voice and strong artistic vision, she has a passion for engaging the audience through natural performance and lyrical cinematics.  Her films have screened at festivals around the world including Cannes, Uppsala, Tampere, Oldenburg and St Tropez. And locally, she's received an Australian Director's Guild Award for her direction of the film By this River.