Name: Melissa Goncalves
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Producer, Crew, Production Assistant and Production Coordinator
Notes From A Southern Gentleman
Film (Short, Comedy and Family) Producer Junior gives tips on how to treat a lady...well, he tries.
Between 2 Phat Kids
Television by Melissa Goncalves (Comedy) Producer, Writer
Television by Peter Tolan (Action, Comedy and Drama) Actress Follows the chaotic world of criminal defense lawyer Keegan Deane. Brilliant, iconoclastic and innately self-destructive, he has a mind-numbing lack of discretion and a total inability to pause before speaking his mind. From bigamists to cannibals and everything in between, the clients Keegan loves most are those whose cases appear to be utterly hopeless without him realizing that he, himself, is perhaps the most desperate case of all. Written by Fox
Film (short) by WindBreaker Productions Producer, Director
Internet by WindBreaker Productions Producer, Director
Film (short) by Catherine Dent (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew SILK is the story of Rani, a woman given away by her family at age 10 and forced into marriage. Now a somber middle-aged woman living in Glendale and married to a man she never loved, Rani may have found the perfect opportunity to reclaim a life taken long ago when forced to become a child bride. Written by Anonymous
Big Ass Spider!
Film by Mike Mendez (Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A giant alien spider escapes from a military lab and rampage the city of Los Angeles. When a massive military strike fails, it is up to a team of scientists and one clever exterminator to kill the creature before the city is destroyed.
Television by Jim Piddock (Comedy) Actress Centers on 30-year-old Tom Chadwick who, after losing his job and his girlfriend, begins exploring his family heritage after inheriting a mysterious box from a great aunt he never met. Unsure of his identity, he uncovers a world of unusual stories and characters as well as a growing sense of who he and his real family are. Written by HBO
Film (short) by Grace Santos (Drama and Fantasy) Producer, Miscellaneous Crew, Editor A teen learns the importance of family after a near death experience and encounter with a wise young girl.
Change to Spare
Film (short) by Bobby Bosko Grubic (Drama) Producer Steve (played by both Alan Feinstein and Derek Underwood), a homeless old man living on the streets of L.A., is verbally abused and taunted by three party girls (Luccia Rivera, Milah Renee, and Kara Desmond Wall) who leave him more downtrodden than ever. But when a formerly homeless man (Louis C. Oberlander) gives Steve a golden cup with mystical powers, Steve's life is changed immediately. After regaining his confidence with the help of Mary (Grace Feeney), Steve turns the tables on the same girls who abused him, and then brings his fortune full circle when he passes the gift of the golden cup to someone also in need of a better life. Written by Michael D
Film (short) by Bobby Bosko Grubic (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Sarah makes her living as a con artist. A late night subway ride takes an unexpected turn for Sarah as she meets her equal and two talented con artists engage in a counter play.
Television (Comedy) Producer, Writer, Actress, Editor In a world where women strive to be powerful and independent, a group of children struggle to understand their mothers. Comedy mini-series. In Episode 1, The Pole, find out what children think about their mothers practicing their pole fitness moves in a playground. Meet Lara (the overbearing mother of Elizabeth) and Kristin (the health freak pole fitness instructor and mother to Julie), Lisa (the altruistic mother to adopted daughter Mona), and Charlotte (the oblivious mother to the sweet Nala). In Episode 2, Jump, Elizabeth and Julie have some boy problems in their elementary school playground. In Episode 3, The Babysitter, meet Melissa, sister in law to Lara, who hates children. What does she do when Elizabeth places her on an online dating service. In Episode 4, Wax, see how Elizabeth and Julie handle the items they find in their mom's bathroom. Written by anonymous
Three Forms of Insomnia
Film (short) by Anastacia Junqueira (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Three sisters attempt to come to terms with a dark family secret.
Film (short) by S. Roy Saringo (Drama) Editorial department "Dirty Rose" is a tragic drama about a young bride who chooses lust over love, and a prostitute who wants love, but is stuck with lust. When the bride leaves her groom at the altar, she also leaves the normal life behind. That's when she ceases to be Aimee and becomes "Moxie", a high-end escort, managed by a pimp named Lovey. "Ginger", on the other hand, wants the normal life, the American dream, the house, the family, the dog, but instead she lives with a nightmare in the prostitution world. This is where the story begins and ends for the both of them. The night when Chase, the groom, reconnects with his fiancé is also the night Ginger makes her resolve. Everyone gets a happy ending or no one does, but every question needs an answer. And this night, the dream begins for everyone. Written by Grace Feeney
University of California-Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Webster University (Saint Louis, MO)
San Diego State University (San Diego, CA)