Melody Miller is a cinematographer and a dedicated 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 with a degree in Film, Television and Digital Media. Concentrating in Cinematography and Documentary Production.
She has won various film awards nationwide including the The Motion Picture Association of America Award, Women in Film Award, and the Loreen Arbus Cinematography Award.
Originally from the San Francisco/Bay Area, spent the early years of her life learning the french culture. She then moved to the Mediterranean and lived there for 4 years which was a life changing adventure that started the roots of her filmmaking career.
An advocate for women and children rights, Melody has dedicated from the start of her career making films that amplify the voices and stories of causes she cares about. She has gone above and beyond to not only create empowering films, but creating a movement of change.
Melody released her first feature documentary California's Forgotten Children, following the stories of six survivors of child trafficking and their path to freedom. The film won Best Documentary at the Soho International Film Festival 2018 and has been changing lives at numerous notable film festivals around the world. It was honored and screened at the United State of Women Summit, the same event that Michelle Obama was a guest speaker.
Her next feature is planned to release in 2019, about the first female beat poet, ruth weiss, the beat goddess .