Mel's Showreel from Mel Melcer on Vimeo.


2012:     “Asylum,” dir. Johny Johnson, Sped Films, second unit director (in post-production)

2012:      “The Decree,” short film, Milky Films, director

2010:      The Shepherd,” short film, Dryad Productions, director and co-writer

                The Gap,” TV pilot, We Scare Monsters, co-director

2009:     Like Daughter,” short film, Dryad Productions, writer/director/producer

2008:      Guns,” short film, Dryad Productions and Met Film School, writer/director/producer

The Decree, 2012


short film (10 min), Milky Films

directed by Mel Melcer, screenplay by Keith Blackwell, produced by Kaushik Bhattacharia


9-year-old Henry is scared of monsters lurking in the dark. The only thing that keeps them at bay is the decree from Henry’s father, a Royal Marine to be reckoned with.  But when his father is killed, Henry must find the strength to cope with the loss – and to face the monsters alone.


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The Shepherd, 2010


short film (10 min), Dryad Productions

directed by Mel Melcer, screenplay by Matt Glen and Mel Melcer, produced by Cathrine Baker and Matt Glen


A happy couple returns home after a night out. Upstairs, a man readies his gun. But who is the villain and who is the victim?


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The Gap, 2010


TV pilot, We Scare Monsters


directed by Mat Rees and Mel Melcer (selected sketches)


The Gap is a spoof sci-fi program set in alternative earth. One of the sketches directed by Mel showed a glimpse of the life aboard British space shuttle, Princess Diana...


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Find out more about The Gap.

...Like Daughter, 2009


short film (13 min), Dryad Productions


written, directed and produced by Mel Melcer

On the day of her mother's funeral, the daughter confronts the father about the sins of his past -- and her present.


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Guns, 2008


short film (10 min), Dryad Productions


written, directed and produced by Mel Melcer


A British-Pakistani film set runner transporting a load of replica guns gets stuck in a London suburb in the middle of the night…


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Festival Screenings

Mel’s films screened at various festivals - here are some of them:

London Short Film Festival

Hamburg Radar International Film Festival, Germany

Newport Beach Film Festival, CA, USA

Bradford International Film Festival
Norwich Film Festival

End of the Pier Film Festival

International Family Film Festival, Hollywood, USA

Bare Bones International Film Festival, OK, USA
Asian American Film Festival, San Francisco and San Jose, CA, USA

Asian American Association Film Festival, Davis, CA, USA

Riverside Film Festival, CA, USA
Lancaster Children’s Film Festival

Big Bear Lake International Film Festival, CA, USA
Chicago International Children FIlm Festival, IL, USA
and others.





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