Hey, I'm Melanie!

Oxford, Mississippi

Melanie Addington here and I run the Oxford Film Festival and OxFilm Society year round. I also am the President of the Mississippi Film Alliance that provides grants to filmmakers. I also make movies sometimes. 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

FIRST

Charlotte, North Carolina Film Short
Romantic Comedy

First is about those awkward and funny moments a couple endures right before sex. In sex and romance, there's a first time for everything.

14%

15 days left

37 followers

See Something Say Something

Gadsden, Alabama Film Short
Horror, Other

During the one week anniversary of a student's death, mysterious things begin to occu

0%

14 days left

3 followers

Swoontown

Los Angeles, California Film Short
LGBTQ, Satire

While lounging at the pool, Andy falls for Dot, but in order to win Dot over Andy must go on a treasure hunt to prove their character.

132%

This project got the green light!

Garden of the Gods

Birmingham, Alabama Film Short
Drama, Horror

A small-time drug dealer uses an exotic marijuana strain to entrap a friend for whom many things, especially insults, have come too easy.

88%

This project got the green light!

The Other Me

Augusta, Georgia Film Short
Thriller

After the death of his fiancée, an army vet tries to piece together the events leading up her death.

92%

This project got the green light!

The Widows Club

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Documentary

Six elderly Mexican widows and childhood friends meet for monthly lunches to help each other navigate their losses through humor and love.

90%

This project got the green light!

Stay With Me

Conway, Arkansas Film Feature
Drama

When a young woman begins to struggle with borderline personality disorder, her best friend and boyfriend struggle to help her survive.

104%

This project got the green light!

Breakfast at the Bodega

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Family

A talented young Brooklynite attempts to live out his dreams of becoming a pastry chef despite his first-generation father's wishes.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Prayer

Memphis, Tennessee Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A left-behind father must confront his sin and stop a psychopath, in order to save his son and find redemption.

115%

This project got the green light!

A Pregnant Woman

Vancouver, Canada Film Short
Comedy, Drama

An eight-and-a-half month pregnant immigrant drives to a remote hotel to burn her past, in search of a new beginning for her unborn child

85%

This project got the green light!

Chickago

New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy, Musical

Three twenty-somethings attempt to stage Chicago, the musical, which fails hilariously, forcing them to face their demons head on.

80%

This project got the green light!

"UNAPOLOGETIC" Short Film

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Teen

An abstract look into a teenage girl’s first steps towards loving her dark skin

89%

This project got the green light!

Snapdragon

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

In order to get out of a psychiatric ward, a depressed teenage girl must uncover the lie her doctor claims she is telling.

80%

This project got the green light!

Sriracha! The Musical

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Musical

Sriracha! The Musical tells the tale of a man who dreams of spreading the spicy taste of his home, and refuses to be marginalized.

81%

This project got the green light!

A Dixie Christmas Dinner

Jackson, Mississippi Film Short
Comedy

Millicent, a southern matriarch will go to great lengths to have the perfect Christmas dinner with her family. No matter what!

100%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks, Alaska Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

White Crow

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

Kings of Lincoln County: The Brookstock Movie

Brookhaven, Mississippi Film Feature
Biography, Music

The amazing untold story of Mississippi musicians that spans fifty years

146%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland, Florida Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

The Last Earth Girl

Memphis, Tennessee Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

With the world ending in 7 years, a young woman must decide what is important to her in life and what she'll sacrifice to achieve her goals.

94%

This project got the green light!

Keep Oxford Film Festival Going!

Oxford, Mississippi Film Festival
Filmmaker Resource, Global Celebration

Help us celebrate our 15th anniversary in style!

111%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

Lost Bayou

Lafayette, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.

118%

This project got the green light!

Virtually

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

A woman struggling in a post-apocalyptic wasteland discovers a VR machine and finds love while repeating the same VR sunset over and over.

112%

This project got the green light!

The Invaders

New York City, New York Film Short
Horror, Thriller

When a girl is followed on her way home, she finds herself facing a sinister force that threatens her entire existence.

278%

This project got the green light!

Clementine

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A heartbroken woman stows away to her estranged lover's lake house where she becomes entangled with a teenage girl.

111%

This project got the green light!

Breasts

New Orleans, Louisiana Film Short
Drama

When a working mother mentions to her male co-worker that she has to pump her breasts, he slaps her with a sexual harassment complaint.

105%

This project got the green light!

Lily 'N' Rose

Denver, Colorado Film Short
Drama

Lily and Rose are best friends. When Rose abandons her, Lily flees into the wilderness, confronting something even more profound.

115%

This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Film Short
Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.

150%

This project got the green light!

Sylphvania Grove

New York City, New York Film Short
Adventure, Fantasy

A troubled girl follows a magical being into the woods where her fears take on fantastical forms.

210%

This project got the green light!

Soiled Doves

Los Angeles, California Series
Drama, Western

1887: A female saloon owner, a troubled prostitute and a newcomer with a secret must unite to save their frontier town from an ancient evil.

87%

This project got the green light!

Film Festival Secrets 2.0

Atlanta, Georgia
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join the community that will shape the next edition of this practical guide to film festivals.

119%

This project got the green light!

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