PHOTO BY SOLANNE FARDEL
Mel Pellicano graduated in 2014 with a BA in Cinema Production, receiving the Elliot Rubenstein Memorial Award for Academic excellence. Their contribution to the department’s film festival and equipment cage connected them with like-minded students to co-create the collective, Richmond City Media.
Mel went on to work for Huffpost, A Plus and currently works as a digital producer and editor for InsideEdition.com at ViacomCBS.
Their short films have screened at various festivals including New Filmmakers of NY and Newark International Film Festival.