MELANIE SCHIELE is an award-winning filmmaker from Brooklyn, NY. She is among 32 pioneering MFA graduates of NYU Tisch Asia in Singapore, with awards and premieres spanning Tribeca, Palm Springs, Atlanta, BAMCinemaFest, Traverse City, Bilbao, and Singapore. Her festival debut DELILAH, BEFORE won the audience award for BEST SHORT FILM at the Tribeca Film Festival and her follow-up film ROCKAWAY earned multiple awards in screenwriting, directing, and acting. Her feature script BUTTERFLY CHILDREN won the Grand Prize at Slamdance and has received 23 additional screenplay competition accolades including Nicholl, Sundance, CineStory, American Zoetrope, and Script Pipeline.
Name: Melanie Schiele
Lives in: Brooklyn, New York
Company: Independent Filmmaker
Occupation: Director, Screenwriter and Producer
NYU Tisch Asia