Direction,
Filming, and Editing
by Melanie Gonzalez.

90 Second Docs

90 Second Docs: Dorothy (Ep #03), 2016
Original short doc series by Melanie Gonzalez

90 Second Docs: Christine (Ep #01), 2015
Original short doc series by Melanie Gonzalez

90 Second Docs: DJ Disciple (Ep #02), 2015
Original short doc series by Melanie Gonzalez


Music Videos

TWIN THE MOVIE, Chapter One: The Womb 2018
Produced, Performed by and Starring the Twin Pillars RED PILL & BLUE PILL
In Collaboration with Emerald Tablets Films
Accompanying visuals to the TWIN ALBUM

Starring Pablo Gonzalez, Norman Johnston, Douglas, Fat Ja
Written and Directed by Stephen Realburg
Director of Photography & Supervising Editor - Mel ‘The Magic’ Gonzalez
Cinematographer - Ahmed Ock Films
Producer - Ray Mendez
Editor - Jet the Threat
Editor & Graphics - Mel Phraze

P.O.W., “How Will I Know” Cover, music video, 2015
Produced and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez ART

Mark U, “Step Into The Grey”, 2015, music video.
Director - Tari Wariebi
Producer - Nia Fields
Director of Photography - Malcolm Brown
Script Supervisor - Melanie Gonzalez
Camera Operator - Jordan Tetewsky
1st Assistant Camera - Johanan McDowell
BTS - Grey Fitton
Make-Up Artist - Michela Wariebi
Costume Designer - Marcia Spencer
Set Production Assistant - Janae Hayes

Frank Shiner, Feels Like Home Written by Randy Newman, 2014
Produced by Comprehensive Films
Directed by Anton Evangelista
Production Assistant Melanie Gonzalez


Juan Ortiz - SkittlezMusicTV

LATINO!, music video, 2018
Cessa La Princessa featuring Manny Miz & DJ Effex,
Directed by Melanie Gonzalez
Director of Photography Epic Roadtrip Films
Starring Skittlez as Cessa La Princessa
Produced by YAHRODEE
Choreography by LEA DANCE

“Slumber Party”, 2017
Sk!ttlez featuring Jarrid Jones
Director of Photography - Melanie Gonzalez
Audio Production - Melissa Folzenlogen
Choreography - Nelson Patino Jr.
Editor - Juan Ortiz

Scandal Parody, 2015
Starring Juan Ortiz as Cessa LaPrincesa as Olivia Pope
Julissa Contreras as Quinn
Melanie Gonzalez as Abby
Kai Heath as Shawntay
Xavier Galva as Huck
Written by: Julissa Contreras
Directed by: Melanie Gonzalez
Edited by: Juan Ortiz

Cheenola Productions Selfie (Parody), music video, 2014
Director of Photography and Lighting by Melanie Gonzalez
Starring Juan Ortiz, Julissa Contreras and Melanie Gonzalez
Performed by Juan Ortiz as Cessa La Princessa
Written by Julissa Contreras and Juan Ortiz
Audio Production by Joe Endozo
Edited by Juan Ortiz

Shit Spanish Girls Say, 2012
Written by Juan Ortiz, Julissa Contreras and Melanie Gonzalez
Directed by Melanie Gonzalez
Performed by Cessa La Princesa, Melanie Gonzalez and Julissa Contreras
Filmed by David Zheng
Edited by Juan Ortiz

Juan Skittlez Ortiz, Inside Out - Britney Spears Cover, 2011
Directed by Melanie Gonzalez
Edited by Juan Ortiz


BxArts Factory

We have a big announcement for you! - BxArts Factory, January 2019
Video produced by Melanie Gonzalez ART
Featuring Yolanda Rodriguez, Ana Rebeca Castillo, and Tiffanee Thompson
Music by Brandon Tyler

BxArts Factory’s Community Action Day: I am Present, cultural documentation, 2017
Video Produced by Melanie Gonzalez ART

BxArts Factory Rockethub Campaign, 2015
Video Produced by Melanie Gonzalez ART

Innuendos: An Art Exhibition of 10 Bronxite Women, presented by BxArts Factory, 2015
Video Produced by Melanie Gonzalez ART

BxArts Factory: An Introduction, 2015
Video Produced by Melanie Gonzalez ART


Rodriguez, Gonzalez Bainbridge

Yemaya: 'We Are Here, Because You Were There', 2017
Media performance art collaboration with Yelaine Rodriguez, Melanie Gonzalez, and Benton C Bainbridge.
Presented at the American Museum of Natural History at the 10th season finale of the One Step Beyond party series.

Live Visual Projections and Video edit by Melanie Gonzalez.
Conceptual Design + Sculpture series by Yelaine Rodriguez.
Media Design and Image Processing by Benton C Bainbridge.
Performed by Dada Coz.
Documentation by Mr. Ayobe.
Makeup Artistry by Laura Moya Beauty.

"Maman Brigitte Activation: We are here, because you were there", 2018
is a site-specific installation at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos
by Bronx-based collaborative Yelaine Rodriguez, Melaine Gonzalez, Benton C Bainbridge.
Conceptual design/sculpture by Yelaine Rodriguez,
Cinematography and Video Projection visuals by Melanie Gonzalez,
Media Design by Benton C Bainbridge.
'Maman Brigitte' performed by Gina Goico.

Yelaine Rodriguez with Melanie Gonzalez and Benton C Bainbridge:
Maman Brigitte: We are here, because you were there, 2018
Digital Media, HD video

Yelaine Rodriguez with Melanie Gonzalez and Benton C Bainbridge:
Ezili Dantor, Freedom and the African Diaspora: We are here, because you were there, 2018
Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space

Ezili Dantor, Freedom and the African Diaspora: We are here, because you were there, 2018
Digital Media, HD Video (silent) 1080x1920, TRT: 2 minutes
Rodriguez, Gonzalez, Bainbridge


Occurrence

OCCURRENCE: Stephanie Hewett at Coliseum Industrial, 2017
Directed and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez for ongoing Occurrence series

Occurrence: Freestyle with Daniel, 2016
Directed and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez for ongoing Occurrence series

Occurrence: Schaefer St. featuring Anthony Rosado, 2015
Directed and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez for ongoing Occurrence series

Occurrence: flux, starring Anthony Rosado, 2015
Directed and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez for ongoing Occurrence series


Video Projections / Events

DJ Bembona @ VIBRAS Collaborations, 2016-2017
Original Projection Party Films by Melanie Gonzalez ART

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Channel: Five, The Royal Right, Kinfolk 94, Brooklyn, NY, 2016
Film by Melanie Gonzalez

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Channel: Two, music festival series, Nicely Greased Roots, DROM, New York, NY
Performance by Chazz Giovanni Bruce and Wayne Arthur Paul
Video installation by Melanie Gonzalez


Cultural Documentation

EAT, PRAY, LIT, 30th Birthday video of Jessica Matos, 2017
Directed and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez ART

Dada Coz Cabaret Performance, 2016
Choreography and Art Direction by Dada Coz
Produced and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez ART

Young Fellaz Brass Band, New Orleans, LA, cultural documentation, 2016
Filmed and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez ART

Who’s Fault? Eve’s Fault - Profile piece, 2015
Produced and Edited by Melanie Gonzalez ART

Visiting Kara Walker Exhibit at the Domino Sugar Factory, BK, NY, 2014
Vlog by Melanie Gonzalez

Por' Frie' Ri'e, 2012
From the creators of "Shit Spanish Girls Say" parts 1, 2, & 3
Comes an exciting new short from Cheenola Productions "Por' Frie' Ri'e"
Director of Photography: Melanie Gonzalez
Director: Julissa Contreras
Editor: Juan Ortiz
Written By: David Zheng
Starring: David Zheng - @ZhengLife
Kai Heath - @HarlemKai
Julissa Contreras - @Jewleesah
Juan SkittLeZ Ortiz - @TheRealSkittLeZ


Art Exhibitions

Papi Jesus by Jerome Ave, 2015
HD video loop, Discount Saints video portraits

”Ghetto Mary’s Pieta”, Discount Saints video portraits, 2015

Goodness Graceous! Art film by Nia Fields and Melanie Gonzalez, 2015.
Premiered at The Andrew Freedman Home, Bronx, NY.

Letters to Armando, Art film, 2014
Featured in solo exhibition at B.C.A.D. Art Gallery, Bronx, NY