Welcome to the website of Melissa De Leon.
Melissa De Leon is an independent filmmaker based in the East Coast who earned a degree in Film and Media Arts from Temple University. She had a lot of things she wanted to study as she was growing up, including forensic psychology, but she finally decided to study film in college the summer before beginning her senior year in high school.
She began producing in 2010, starting with a senior thesis project called The Journey. Originally she had only been interested in directing, but after taking a producing class, she became interested in producing as well. Now she has produced 7 projects, including Therapy, which won The Viewers’ Choice Award from Xfinity OnDemand, won an Honorable Mention from Bucks Fever FilmFest, and is still being shown in film festivals.
She is currently producing A Bird Without Wings, Security, and is developing a web series called Lies by Omission.
Visit the Sam and Saah website for more information.
Visit A Bird Without Wings's website for more information.
For more on Security, visit the Security website.
The Junior Citizens pilot can be viewed on Youtube.
Visit Therapy's website for more information.
In the Mist (2012)
Darla is devastated after discovering she is in a harsh predicament. Is there anyone she can turn to, when hope seems to be lost?
You can view In the Mist on YouTube by clicking here.
Enchantment of Deceit (2011)
Director, Writer, Producer, Editor
As Harry Potter and his friends are fighting their own battle over evil, so are others all over the world. The Dark Lord's presence is felt everywhere even when he is not physically present. It is touching everyone. And for this group of students, evil reaches them in an unexpected way with an unanticipated outcome. Evil doesn't just have one facet.
More information can be found at Enchantment of Deceit's website.
The Journey (2011)
The world has been devastated by an airborne virus, destroying 95% of the human population. Skylar has been spared, but is now on a relentless journey to find his parents. No matter what stands in his way, he will reach Philadelphia and reunite with his family. Starved and freezing in brutal winter weather, he is rescued by a ‘family’ of survivors. Their kindness saves him, but complicates his decision- continue on his uncertain journey, or begin building a new future in the wake of the apocalypse?
Visit the website of The Journey for more information.