Mela Hilleard

Mela Hilleard

Director, Screenwriter, Camerawoman


Mela Hilleard studied at the Theatre Academy in Wrocław, Poland. She has worked as an assistant director, cinematographer, and co-writer of scripts and adaptations.

She received the Best Actress award for "Double Portrait" at the 20th International First Film Festival in Koszalin. During a four-year journey through Asia, she began taking photographs. Upon returning to Warsaw, she studied at the European Academy of Photography.

She earned a Master's degree in Cinematic Directing from the London Film School. Her graduation film, "At Dawn, Flowers Open the Gates of Paradise," premiered at the 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival.

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