MÉLO is a London based film director and photographer with a focus on representation and lived experiences and with a background in film production, advertising and fashion.

NOWNESS - SKIN

FILM

How do clothes feel on your skin? SKIN captures women’s relationships with their wardrobes and seeks to move the conversation from how clothes look to how clothes feel. Skin offers an intimate, personal but also a collective sensory experience.

 

 

NOWSTALGIA

Captured while shooting commissioned portrait photography, Nowstalgia experiments with the feelings of familiarity both present and lost, that is so comfortable and soothing, but just out of reach.

PHOTOGRAPHY

#NEVSFAMILY

FILM

#Nevsfamily showcases Nevs Model Agency AW19 new faces and the family-like environment that the agency creates in order to promote the health and well-being of their models.

 

FIRST LOVE

PHOTOGRAPHY

Commercial portrait photography capturing women and men on their journey to parenthood.

STYLIST MAGAZINE

FILM

On World Menopause Day, Maisie Miranda reveals what it’s like to experience menopause and all its symptoms at 15.

 

LIMINAL

PHOTOGRAPHY

Series captured in Barbate, southern Spain. An ancient fishing port where giant marine logistics space dwarfs humans.

DOVE

FILM

Global TVC (Asia, US, LatAm, UK). We invited photographer Malindi to test Dove shampoo in her darkroom.

Client: Ogilvy Paris

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NCT

PHOTOGRAPHY AND ANIMATION

Photography and animation for NCT social media campaign exploring the themes of friendship and connection.

ADIDAS

FILM

Behind the scene of Adidas commercial.

STYLIST MAGAZINE

FILM

For #breastcancerawareness day, Lauren Mahon explains why it's never too early to check your breast.

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THE LAWS OF THE UNIVERSE

PHOTOGRAPHY

COMING SOON - A project exploring the laws of the universe through nude portrait photography.

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ELLA POP SHOP

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FILM

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Social media content for vintage and preloved garments shop.

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RACINE

VISUAL IDENTITY

Art direction, web design and graphic animation for Racine micro bakery in Paris.

LENOR

FILM

A script rooted in the simple insight that there is very little more that brings people comfort and happiness than fresh sheets after a long week at work.

Client: Grey London

WANDERING

PHOTOGRAPHY

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WHAT'S YOUR TYPE?

RESEARCH

What's your Type is an interactive online quiz playfully exploring the different personalities of typefaces. It is based on Carl Jung's personality test, and a carefully selected series of aesthetical preferences.

https://projectypo.com/

 
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ABOUT

MÉLO (Mélodie Roulaud) is a London based French film director and photographer with a focus on representation and lived experiences and with a background in film production, advertising and fashion. Her work is driven by a desire to challenge mainstream representations.

Her moving image practice spans across different genres such as global TV commercial campaigns, documentaries, fashion films and portraits. Her photography practice focuses on portrait photography capturing fleeting moments with an element of lightness and stillness.

 

MÉLO is also a part-time lecturer on the Creative Direction For fashion BA (Hon)  at the London College of Fashion.

Clients include Dove, Nowness, Stylist Magazine, Hugo Boss, All Saints, Mr Porter, Jaguar, Nevs Models and Tiffany & Co.

Screening and nomination: A Shaded View on Fashion Film, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, La Jolla Fashion Film festival, Berlin Feminist Film Week, Brussels Fashion Film festival, etc.