Melanie Brunt

2020 Judge


Feather Films



Short bio

Melanie Brunt is a multi-award winning producer of thoughtful, character-driven short films across fiction, animation and documentary categories through her company Feather Films.

Her films, including The Orchestra, Dugong and Lessons from the Night have won over 50 awards, screened at 150+ festivals; including Sundance, Tribeca, Karlovy Vary, Edinburgh and Aspen Shortsfest, and have been nominated for 4 AFI/AACTA Awards.

Melanie also works as line producer and post production supervisor on television productions. She also produced the award winning, short form series Wrong Kind of Black for Princess Pictures, which was nominated for an International Emmy in 2019.

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