Melissa Thorne - Senior Producer

Melissa is, in a word dynamic, with a vibrant, magical spirit that that touches all she works with.

She has an extensive, impressive resume including work spanning over twenty-five years of producing in both commercials, feature films and reality TV. Melissa has hundreds of commercials credits as producer and line producer. These include spots for such prominent directors as Tarsem, Tony Kaye, Frederick Planchon, Luke Scott as well as a host of both leading and new South African directors. Her wide-ranging, invaluable experience makes her a real asset to any shoot.

Melissa divides her time between South Africa, Ghana and Mozambique. She has become an authority on shooting in Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing knowledge and professionalism with her.

Behind the scenes, Melissa is a collector of beautiful African art and fabric. This is a testament to her love of the region and the inspirational insight she has gathered there.  Mel is also committed to developing the film industry in Lesotho along with her husband who is a director.

With Melissa on the Propeller team you are guaranteed a professional, flawless shoot.