Mela is best known for her role as Emma in the short indie drama Split Costs. The story is based on two young women from disparate backgrounds who share a ride to western Massachusetts where traumatic setbacks force each to make pivotal decisions at an unforeseen crossroads. The film won a Silver Award at the 2016 North American Film Awards, Best Screenplay at the 2016 Destiny City Film Festival, Best Drama and Best Overall at the 2016 Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival, as well as an Audience Choice Award at the 2016 Bluestocking Film Series. It was also a Finalist at New York Film & TV Festival, Los Angeles CineFest, and Mosaic World Film Festival.
Mela's feature film credits include Honora's Hits, and Cine Mosaic's The Sisterhood of Night. Television credits include The Sherry Wolf Show, Celebrity Paranormal Lockdown as we as the animated series, Not So Random by Essence Cartoon.
Mela won the People's Choice Award at the 2012 Coleman Awards, Best Supporting Broad at the 2015 Broad Humor Film Festival, Best Actress at the 2016 Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival, and an Award of Merit for Leading Actress at the 2016 Best Shorts Competition. She has also been nominated for a Shorty Award, Best Actress in a Short Film at the 2016 Hudson Valley International Film Festival, Best Actress at the North American Film Awards, and Best Ensemble at the 2017 Stories by the River Film Festival.
Name: Mela Hudson
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: For Our Own Entertainment
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Screenwriter and Voice Artist
Film (History) Actress A fictional drama based on actual events. CANDLES is the story of the Camp Scott Murders where three small girls were brutally raped and murdered at a Girl Scout camp in Oklahoma back in 1977. A young woman reporter is assigned to cover the story of the decade and searches for 37 years to find the real killer. Written by John R. Penn
Film (Animation and Short) Actress Jenny Cohen isn't like all the other little girls, she's a tomboy. And when a new boy arrives at school, she thinks the only way to get his attention is to change who she is. Jenny quickly learns the importance of staying true to oneself.
Share with Me Your Brightest Colors
Film (Drama) Producer A mystic film which questions what is it like to be a human through a nostalgic portray of a heartbroken girl that goes on a personal pilgrimage to a cabin in the woods in order to get to know herself, God and her solitude but soon she realizes she is darker than she thought. Written by Juan Escobar
Pick Me Up
Film (Short and Comedy) Actress Chris and Jen must find their friend Rusty and get him to his wedding on time, and sober.
Film (Short and Drama) Actress Sara struggles through a series of flashbacks as she contemplates suicide.
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Film (Short and Drama) Actress Two young women from disparate backgrounds share a ride to western Massachusetts where traumatic setbacks force each to make pivotal decisions at an unforeseen crossroads.
Not So Random
Television (Animation and Comedy) Actress The Not So Random series by Essence Cartoon explores the uncomfortable truths and taboos through animation. If you are looking for funny videos and animation shorts then look no farther.
The Sherry Wolf Show
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Where Is My Golden Arm?
Film (Short and Thriller) Actress When Elvira passes away, Josh has the option of whether or not he keeps his wife's promise. There are always consequences to every decision, and his becomes his worst nightmare.
The Sisterhood of Night
Film (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actress When Emily Parris exposes a secret society of teenage girls who have slipped out of the world of social media and into another world they've discovered in the woods at night. When she accuses the girls of committing sexually deviant activities, Emily sends the small American town into a atmosphere of hysteria and the national media spotlight. The mystery deepens when each of the accused girls upholds a vow of silence. Written by Anonymous
Film (Comedy and Drama) Actress HITS is a dark comedy exploring the nature of fame in 21st Century YouTube America. The film takes place in a small town in upstate New York populated by people who trade in unrealistic expectations. Its a story in which fame, delusion, earnestness, and recklessness meet, shake hands, and disrupt the lives around them. Written by http://honoraproductions.com/hits/
The Brain Hunter
Film (Horror) Actress A quiet little mid-west town is disturbed by an unforeseen occurrence. Twenty years after, Cemetery Town is again disrupted by a series of killings. The town's caretaker, Cliff is in the center of the chaos. When Cliff decides to care for a demon, he soon realizes mankind and the supernatural should not merge. Written by Producer
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Resident Evil: Red Falls
Film (Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Producer Time is ticking for captain Jackson Elis as he interrogates a mysterious man with ties to an unnamed bioterrorist group holding a team of B.S.A.A. operatives hostage. Foxtrot team is sent in to rescue the hostages through the zombie infested Red Falls. Is there any hope for the B.S.A.A. hostages? Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Producer Presence is an experimental horror film that focuses on sound and the power it has over our psychological and physical health.
Television (Crime and Drama) Actress Blue Bloods follows the lives of the NYPD's First Family of Law Enforcement: the Reagans. Frank, the Police Comissioner and son of former PC Henry Reagan, must balance his duties of running the largest police force in the world and being his kids' boss. His daughter Erin is an Assistant District Attorney, son Danny is a senior detective and fellow Marine Veteran, and new Harvard Law grad turned cop, Jamie all swirl through this family drama and passionately defend their city from harm. The Irish-American family is deeply rooted in their patriotism, passion, and love of family.
The Curse of Ba'al
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I Just Want My Pants Back
Television (Comedy and Drama) Actress A group of 20-somethings living in the Ohio back country are thrown for a loop when a mysterious salesman with a unique product turns up after freak monsoon.
Men in Black 3
Film (Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Adventure and 2 More) Actress After breaking out of a moon-based maximum security prison, Boris the Animal decides to go back in time and eliminate the person who arrested him - Agent K. When he does so, Agent J realizes that the time line has been changed and he too travels back to July 15, 1969, the day before Agent K is killed. After overcoming some disbelief, J manages to convince K and others of just who he is and why he's there. With the help of a being who can see all time lines, they track Boris down. J also learns a secret, something K had never told him. Written by garykmcd
Katie Fforde: Zum Teufel mit David
TV Movie (Comedy and Romance) Actress Slick businessman David Locking arrives by yacht in New York state fishery town Cherry Cove to build a marina there. Having found investors, he gets greedy mayoress Melissa Teerpack and her husband's support for even larger development, which would ruin the town's charming character and require expropriations. Local B&B Sunflower owner Polly Cameron, although charmed by Locking, mounts the opposition. She finds a delightful ally in young Patrick Field, who turns out to be David's father, tragically estranged after a fatal accident. Written by KGF Vissers
Film (Thriller) Actress Kyle Jensen is sent to mental facility for killing his mother and step-father, claiming they were becoming zombies and an outbreak is coming. A year later, Kyle discovers the reason for the zombie invasion and the meaning of life itself.
Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival - Best Actress - Won
Hudson Valley International Film Festival - Best Actress in a Short Film (nominated)
Best Shorts Competition - Award of Merit Leading Actress - Won
North American Film Awards - Best Actress (nominated)
Sofie Award | Short Film Awards - Best Actress (nominated)
Broad Humor Awards - Best Supporting Broad - Won
Shorty Award - Best Actress in Social Media (nominated)
PMAC People's Choice Award - Won