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."


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
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BlogDirector Melody Gilbert makes short documentaries for National Geographic Website

MN Monthly Melody Gilbert featured in Minnesota Monthly magazine



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

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



"What filmmaker Melody Gilbert does so 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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