Born in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico in September 14th, 1983; He has a Bachelors degree in TV and Radio Communications and a MFA in Film.
Melvin grew up in the small town; Camuy, there he explored his creativity, he wrote from the early age of 11, He completed his high school in 2001, after graduation he was interested in musical studies and started to pursue them studying in the Fine Arts School of Arecibo and the Music Conservatory of Puerto Rico, yet he was always drawn to storytelling; he enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico in Arecibo were he started his studies in communication, there he stumbled into directing a short film for a class and became enamored with the process.
After completing his bachelor degree, he tried to find work at local production houses, not giving up on his thirst for storytelling, he studied abroad, he returned to Puerto Rico with two short films and a music video under his belt. A year later he moved to Miami where he started his MFA in Film, there he directed, wrote, produced and edited, short films, and participated in over fifty short films, music videos, documentaries, reality programing, television programs and commercials and participated in different positions.
Currently Melvin resides in Miami teaching in a local university and is developing projects in his three favorite art forms Cinema, Television and Comic books.
Name: Melvin Amador-Vázquez
Lives in: Miami, Florida
Occupation: Director, Director of Photography, Editor, Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Translator and Voice Actor