Writer & Director Mel Piper

European nomad

Mel Piper writes drama, fantasy and science fiction for a global audience. Thrilled to be receiving accolades for her screenwriting, Mel is now also directing one of her original short films. She previously directed three shorts and two plays.

 

Her articles, stories, and essays have been published in various publications. Based in both fiction and non-fiction her writing covers topics of sustainability, nature, love, linguistics, travel, self and interpersonal relationships.


Awards

ScreenCraft Film Fund 2019

Finalist

 

Stowe Story Labs - Final Draft Fellowship 2020 Finalist

 

ScreenCraft Film Fund 2020

Semifinalist

 

BlueCat Screenplay Competition 2020

Quarter Finalist

 

WeScreenplay Diverse Voices 2019

Semifinalist

 

WeScreenplay Diverse Voices 2017

Semifinalist

 

Roy W. Dean Grant 2019

Special Mention

Festivals & Labs

Brussels Fantastic Film Festival BIF Market WiP Session 2020

Selection

 

European Genre Forum 2018

Selection

 

Reykjavík Talent Lab 2019

Selection

 

Sitges Pitchbox 2018

Special Mention

Selected Publications

The Boys In The Band
From openly theatre to openly film

LADYGUNN Magazine

 

Walk To Stay Healthy

About a mouse and her movement
ILLUMINATION

 

A Captain's Address
In a spaceship far far away
THE HAVEN

 

The Circle

Why a date in a chocolate factory is not a good idea

SHARE THE LOVE

  

Agatha

An insomniac friend

ILLUMINATION-curated