Meet Melissa Evans

News, 25 November 2019



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Melissa holds an Bachelor Degree of Arts in Media, Communication and Culture, and a Master of Arts Degree in Contemporary / Film Studies (both from NMU).

She focussed specifically on film theory and research in her final year of study, in particular feminist representations in the film.

Previously, Melissa worked as a producer and scriptwriter for the Eastern Cape's local television station, Bay TV, creating and overseeing a daily children's program, whilst also receiving further television production training from the MICT SETA. Melissa has been with AFDA PE since its inception in 2015, and specialises in Screenwriting. In addition to heading up the AFDA PE Film School, she is also in the process of completing PhD degree in Media Studies.

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