Brian Mellen

Adjunct Faculty // Post Production, Cinema Production, Screenwriting
Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media
Brian Mellen
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Bio and Research Information

Brian has been teaching at DePaul University since 2010. Outside of teaching he is a filmmaker. He just wrapped editing the short film "Mass Teleportation Authority" and is supervising the Post-Production as it finishes. The most recent short film he directed, "Spark and Fade," played at festivals across the country where it won the FirstGlance Film Festival Philadelphia's Online Short Film Contest. As a result of winning the online contest, Spark and Fade made its California Premiere at the Regal LA LIVE Stadium in downtown LA as part of FirstGlance Film Festival's LA circuit. This last summer he supervised the editing of three short documentaries as part of the Chicago Housing Authority's Summer Camp Program in Documentary Filmmaking which was hosted by DePaul University. Brian is also a freelance editor and DP. He has worked for clients out of Chicago, Milwaukee, Nashville, and Dallas as well as other places nationally. He films and edits commercials, live events, short form documentaries, and various online content.

Research Area

Post Production, Cinema Production, Screenwriting

Specific Research Area

Editing, Cinematography, Directing, and Screenwriting

Schedule for Fall 2022-2023

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