NO MAN’S LAND by writer and director Mel Piper is selected for the European Genre Forum 2018. The screenplay is a WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Semifinalist, features on the Coverfly Red List 'Top Rated Fantasy Screenplays' and receives a Special Mention at the Sitges Pitchbox 2018.
Principal photography for Mel's fantasy short SHADOW PLAYERS, produced by Tatami Films, is planned to take place in early 2019. With cinematography by German grande dame Bella Halben, production design by Daniela Herzberg and film music by Italian composer Giorgio Giampà.
Mel studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts New York and holds a degree in Film Studies from London Metropolitan University. She has worked in British TV and theatre and currently lives in Hamburg.