Epiphany Productions is an award-winning media company that creates documentary film, digital media, and global engagement campaigns to inspire, educate, and drive change.
FOUNDER, FILMMAKER, STRATEGIST
Melissa is a Sundance award-winning filmmaker, tech entrepreneur, educational product designer, public speaker and mechanical engineer.
Melissa's film work has appeared on HBO, PBS and Oprah. Her funny and touching film NO DUMB QUESTIONS -- about 6, 9 and 11 year old sisters whose Uncle Bill is becoming their new Aunt Barbara -- is helping families, schools, colleges and workplaces talk to kids about topics of transgender and sexual orientation. Melissa and her team are now finishing a new documentary film about Sister Simone Campbell and the NUNS ON THE BUS -- rebel nuns fighting to save democracy.
Melissa has produced award-winning social change films for nonprofit and corporate clients, designed award-winning educational software, co-founded an early Internet software company, taught math, science and engineering, and published research on innovative uses of technology for learning. She has a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University.