Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
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Melody Gilbert
Teaching Instructor


Contact information
Office: 202 Akerman Hall
Phone: 612-625-6453

Melody Gilbert is an award-winning independent documentary filmmaker who has directed, produced, shot (and sometimes edited) 7 feature-length films. She also works with other filmmakers and production companies as a producer for stories she loves. Melody is also a passionate educator who has taught filmmaking at universities and for organizations around the globe.


B.A., Sociology & French, Tulane University, 1980
M.A., Documentary Filmmaking & Transnationalism, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2002


Adjunct Professor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2018
Director/Producer/Cinematographer,Silicone Soul, 2018
Director/Producer/Cinematographer,The Summer Help, 2016
Assistant Professor/Department Chair, American University in Bulgaria, 2015

Subjects and Courses Taught

HSEM 3511H Science Court

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