Recent News

Blog"Love Them First" wins a 2020 Alfred I. duPont Award Trailer and watch film here
BlogWatch MARCH 2020: a short documentary made with Melody's students at Northwestern State University at the beginning of quarantine. One Semester. Five College Students. Nowhere to Go. Trailer and more info here
BlogVIEWFINDER, a short documentary directed, produced, filmed and edited by Melody, premiered in competition at Cleveland Intl FF. It's about a man who has taken a photo a day on film for 23 years & now ponders his obsession & legacy. Who will care when he's gone? More screenings soon!
BlogAUBG Professor Launches New Documentary Read the story here
BlogMelody Gilbert, Independent Documentary Filmmaker: Job Hacks On urban exploring, the inability to feel pain, and getting access to hidden crannies of society. Read the story here
BlogHuffington Post says "The Starfish Throwers" is #1! Read the story here
Blog"Steps in the Fire" ( the first 3D documentary in Bulgaria) co-directed by Melody- to premiere in Sofia International Film Festival! Read the story here

Other News

BlogFILM THREAT movie score 10/10
"She (Director Melody Gilbert) lets the participants speak for themselves, and what emerges is nothing short of miraculous."

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BlogSILICONE SOUL is now available on STARZ. After a national broadcast in 2019, you can still watch on the Starz app. Trailer and link here
More info about this film at: www.siliconesoulmovie.com
BlogDirector Melody Gilbert makes short documentaries for National Geographic Website

MN Monthly Melody Gilbert featured in Minnesota Monthly magazine

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REVIEWS

Fearless Filmmaker Director Melody Gilbert named "one of the most fearless filmmakers in contemporary documentary cinema."

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San Francisco Doc Fest Director Melody Gilbert receives "Someone to Watch" award at the San Francisco Documentary Festival

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TESTIMONIALS

"What filmmaker Melody Gilbert does so well...is to remain an observer. She assembles the story, but she lets the subjects tell it" -Cinemaspeak

"Filmmaker Melody Gilbert tackles considerably tough subject matter, and is able to treat it with a delicate touch that is equally as provocative as it is sensitive." ~ Warren Curry, Film Critic

"Our audience loved Melody Gilbert as our Guest Filmmaker. Her enthusiasm lit up the place." - David Siegler, Big Water Film Festival

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