Melissa is from the UK, but now lives in Northern Norway. Passionate about protecting the environment, she is involved in different local initiatives to create change and an international ambassador for «Protect our winters», «Patagonia and Infinitum movement» (Norway). Professionally she is both a PHD in marine Biology and film maker. In fall 2018 she was awarded a scholarship for young artists from «TviBit» Tromsø, Norway. Creativity, managerial and communication skills, developed within her research career, lend well to her new career in film making. After producing a short film project «Roll and Ride» in 2018, she has now produced and had a debut directing the multi-award winning «Through Darkness» alongside partner Manuela Mandl.
2019 - «Through Darkness»