Melanie is an emerging documentary filmmaker, focusing on food politics and women's issues. She is co-founder at Flying Giant Productions, has also worked as a commercial photographer and branded content director since moving to NYC after a short stint in the US Air Force. She holds a Bachelors Degree from Rutgers University in Journalism and Visual Art and is a candidate for a Masters in Fine Arts from SVA’s Social Documentary Film program. She loves to explore the globe and create culinary concoctions out of whatever is in her Brooklyn fridge.

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March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops
February 12, 2019

March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops

We've got two weekend workshops coming up in March to help you brush up on your camera & sound skills. Read More
Fall 2019 info sessions
October 24, 2018

Fall 2019 info sessions

Interested in human stories?  Connected to social justice issues?  Explore the potential of a career in documentary storytelling at SVA’s MFA Social Documentary Read More
Wisdom, Grit, Elephants & more SocDoc titles at Doc NYC
October 17, 2018

Wisdom, Grit, Elephants & more SocDoc titles at Doc NYC

Fall begins and we’re excited to find some of our alumni and faculty’s new films at Doc NYC this year! Come and join us to watch some amazing films - grab some friends!Read More