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Melissa O'Brien

Photography & Art DirectionValencia, Spain
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Melissa O'Brien

Photography & Art DirectionValencia, Spain
About me
Hi, I'm Melissa, I work as a freelance creative, extensively in advertising & have a strong background in photography & editing. I love what I do. As a content creator, I’m known for my innate ability to produce emotive stories about my subjects in a simple, meaningful way. I work quickly & fluidly with a curated aesthetic. Noted for a clean, graphic sensibility & uncompromising attention to detail. I'm interested in making beautiful & impactful work with great people!
Projects
  • Product Photography
  • Playtex Sport
  • Lafayette 148
  • Hewlett Packard | z2 mini
  • Avon | Boss Life
  • 'Keep A Child Alive' foundation | Anthem piece
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Work history
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    CinematographerL'Oréal Essie
     - New York, United StatesFreelance
    I worked as director & cinematographer on Essie's Nail Art Award campaign. Content for the piece was captured using the RED Epic & Canon 5DMKIII
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    CinematographerRFI Productions
     - New York, United StatesFreelance
    A branded piece for Playtex Sport featuring Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman. Content captured with two Alexa Minis, Movi Rig & Cooke primes.
Skills
  • Cinematography
  • Photography
  • Post Production
  • Branding
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Art Direction
  • Content Creatiion
Education
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    Diploma Graphic DesignBarreira Arte + Diseño
     - Valencia, Spain
    Advanced Photoshop Adobe Illustrator InDesign
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    DiplomaInternational center of photography
     - New York, United States
    Studio Lighting - Portraiture & Fashion Architectural Photography Photoshop Color Printing
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Awards
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    Best of Festival | Documentary ShortPermanent Collection of National September 11th Memorial Museum
    'Right There' A short film about tolerance. Teenagers who were little kids on 9/11 return to their old elementary school, just three blocks north of the World Trade Center. Ten years later, what do they remember? What are their attitudes? This is a glimpse of urban teens – thoughtful, tolerant, hopeful and wise. WINNER: BEST OF FESTIVAL / DOCUMENTARY SHORT Richmond International Film Festival, VA