Bonus Episode: Melanie is a filmmaker with over a decade working first unit on union television productions and feature films. Her career in the film industry was shaped in the Camera and Electrical department as a Grip. Presently living in Los Angeles, Melanie's focus is producing women's stories.
Inspiration for the Book, Below the Line came from the desire to pass along her experience working in this business. The inception of Below the Line began as notes in her phone while working on set, and over the years morphed into enough content for a book. A survival guide to help navigate the film industry, Below the Line is Melanie's personal and practical advice of the realities and demands of working on set.