I started off writing my own works and editing other people's writing while in college and now do freelance media work which means I do both film and writing. I have filmed live shows and music videos, written a book trailer still waiting to be filmed by me and write my own stories and poetry. Home base is the New England/New York area but will travel anywhere .... I love writing and movies so am looking for any and all work following my passions
Name: Melissa Fidler
Lives in: Manchester, Connecticut
Occupation: Author, Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Script Supervisor, Story Analyst and Videographer
Unique traits: I am a hard worker but have fun working in the arts. I am also vary versatile with what I can write (any genre, screenplay or fiction). I also work extremely well with others and help them edit their work without loosing their own voice. Even though I talk a lot about writing I love being on set directing, being a PA, camera work, and editing (Final Cut and Premiere).
Film (Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller and War) Cinematographer In the year 2040, Iran is about to launch a nuclear strike against the United States. Two days before the attacks, a group of Anarchists fly to Iran and attempt to stop it from happening.
We Are Bochek
Film (Documentary and Music) Cinematographer A Documentary about the rock band "Bochek" based in Tiverton,Rhode Island.
Greed Is Good
Film (Biography and Crime) Cinematographer The story of Martin Shkreli , an American Businessman who was charged with Securities Fraud in 2015 after jacking up the price of medication supplied by his own company, Turing Pharmaceuticals.
I'm a Troll
Film (Comedy) Cinematographer Pepe the Guy has just announced his retirement as an actor. He literally becomes the biggest troll in the world by faking a documentary and pursuing a rap career.
Narcissism: The Untold Story of Terror
Film (Documentary) Cinematographer A documentary about Narcissistic Personality Disorder and how it's connected to Misogyny, Violence, Bullying , and Capitalism in our society.
Love in the Future
Film (Short, Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer In the year 2060, Darius meets a woman named Ashley while he is walking through the streets of Hartford,Connecticut. Written by dnbfilm56
Film (Action, Drama, Thriller and War) Cinematographer Billionaire and former Goldman Sachs Executive , James Worthington has taken control of the country as the President of the United States. He allows Law Enforcement , the wealthy and Wall Street to abuse the weak and the mentally ill illegally for his own amusement. As a victim of the new president's abusive tactics , Ryan Martina and his Girlfriend Amanda Jones team up with all political affiliations in the country to overthrow all Authority in the United States. Written by dnb199
Skylar & Ashley
Film (Music and Romance) Cinematographer The story of Skylar and Ashley, an emo couple who escape the town of Stormshift after excessive bullying over their refusal to follow trends and find a town called Greenville where they realize they will always fit in.
Film (Short, Action, Drama, Horror and 1 More) Cinematographer After being tortured repeatedly and psychologically harassed, A teenager named Brad intends to escape from the Scientology compound called "The Hole" located in Riverside County,California.
The Free School
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer Set in the year 2002,A Beautiful British blonde woman named Heather Baez falls in love with a geeky American guy named Roger Johnson while studying at The SummerHill School . Along the way, she becomes apart of a growing political underground movement at the school intended to stop the Invasion of Iraq in 2003. Written by darburke
Patriot of the Web
Film (Biography, Drama, History and Thriller) Cinematographer Aaron Swartz, an internet activist and co-founder of Reddit struggles with continuing his activist role as he becomes a target of the United States Department of Justice after downloading files in an MIT basement closet.
Giving Up Forever
Film (Drama and Horror) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director The story of Jack Adolf, a 36 year old man who has never had a girlfriend his entire life. He has lost all hope of finding a partner that ultimately leads to tragic results.
Film (Crime, Drama, History and Thriller) Producer The story of the Christmas Day 2009 bombing attempt and a look inside the background of the perpetrator, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
Boston Neighborhood Network
Manchester Community College (Manchester, CT)
New England Institute of Art (Brookline, MA)