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Melody Miller
  • Los Angeles, CA, US

Melody
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​Melody C. Miller is a cinematographer and creative storyteller who works to make a positive impact in the world by making narrative films and documentaries. Melody graduated from UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, concentrating in Cinematography and Documentary Production. She has won various film awards nationwide including The Motion Picture Association of America Award, Women in Film Award, and the Loreen Arbus Cinematography Award. Melody released her first feature documentary California's Forgotten Children (2018), following the stories of six survivors of child trafficking and their path to freedom. The documentary screened at the United State of Women Summit and at the United States Senate encouraging policymakers in creating laws and policies to combat trafficking. ​The film won Best Documentary at the Soho International Film Festival and has been changing lives at numerous notable film festivals around the world. Her second feature film is about Ruth Weiss, the Beat Goddess (2019) one of the last living significant poets of the Beat Generation. The film premiered at the Asolo Art Film Festival in Italy and won Best Documentary at the Peekskill Film Festival in New York. An accomplished Cinematographer, having shot dozens of narrative films and documentary features including art noir film #WhereIsBeauty starring singer Goapele premiering at the Cannes Pan African Film Festival and Won Best Cinematography at the Idlewild International Film Festival; sci-fi action TV series Dimensional Shift starring Terrell Tilford and Victoria Platt; human rights documentary Crowning Change premiering at the Dublin International Film Festival; documentary series On Common Ground about protecting national parks; and countless other films. She has respectfully worked as Director of Photography on projects across the U.S. and U.K. for the Elizabeth Taylor Trust. Melody has directed and lensed commercial and virtual reality content for Samsung, Sony Pictures, and FACT TV among others. For the past 9 years, she has worked as Chief of Documentary and Commercial Production in China for InterLangua an educational institution helping children learn English. Melody is an accomplished leader and has experience working as a cinematographer with professional crews across the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. ​ She is a member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers, Film Fatales, Women In Film, and the International Documentary Association. She is PADI certified deep ocean advanced diver as well as a certified Small Aviation Camera Operator. Melody can work independently as a cinematographer or build custom teams for each project bringing together reliable, fun, and creative crews who share the mission and values of the project and get the job done, on time, and on budget. She currently works in Los Angeles but is ready for travel.​

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Narrative Cinematography Reel

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This is Melody C. Miller's Narrative Cinematography reel that includes TV Pilot, narrative short films, comedies, and music videos. TRT: 3 minutes and 30 seconds.

Ariel Cinematography Reel

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Melody is a Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Certified Federal Aviation Administration Drone Operator since 2017 and owns a 4K Drone.

1) Documentary Reel

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This is Melody C. Miller's Documentary Reel. To view more projects visit: http://www.mcmfilmmaker.com/documentary.html

Food Cinematography Reel

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This from Melody C. Miller's Food Cinematography Demo Reel. You can watch more complete videos here on her website: http://www.mcmfilmmaker.com/bigger-bolder-baking.html

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