fiction films and series

My latest fantasy short film SHADOW PLAYERS is nominated for Best Short Film at Wales International Film Festival 2021! The European indie short has also been selected for Cinefantasy Brazil, Nieve Roja Argentina, Pigeon International Film Festival Iceland, Huhtamo International Film Festival Finland and Cannes Short Film Corner.

writer director Mel Piper

I am a ScreenCraft finalist, Stowe Story Lab Final Draft Fellowship finalist, two-time WeScreenplay Diverse Voices semifinalist and BlueCat quarter-finalist. As a director I was selected for the European Genre Forum 2018, Reykjavík Talent Lab 2019 and the Works in Progress at Brussels Genre Film Market 2020. Operetta-fed by Silesian grandparents I grew up in a German fairytale forest. Studied drama in New York City, film studies in London and never returned home. I am a member of WIFT and EWA.


looking for partners

I want to bring together European talent in front of and behind the camera like we did for SHADOW PLAYERS. I am currently working on the development of my debut feature and a series project. For these productions I am looking for partners.