Melissa Hasluck

Melissa Hasluck (daughter of Rollo Hasluck dec. 1973) gained a B.A. in Arts from The University of Western Australia, and a Graduate Diploma in Film and TV from Swinburne University. She worked for many years in the film and television industry in various production roles, from art director to first assistant director, to producer. In 1997, Melissa won the West Australian Screen Award for Emerging Producer for her work on Artists Up Front, the six part SBS documentary series. In 1999 she was awarded a ScreenWest New Producer Fellowship, which she used to undertake internships in Australia, and abroad with Working Title in London. Melissa made a substantial contribution to the production of many well-known Australian films. Through her company, Cecile B Deux Mels, she produced "Teesh & Trude" in 2001 which was shown in cinemas around Australia, at film festivals nationally and abroad and on Foxtel and SBS television. In 2007 Melissa commenced employment in the Alumni Relations and Development section of The University of Western Australia where she is a Senior Stewardship Officer.


2001 – 2002. Producer, TEESH & TRUDE. 93min Feature film. Cecile B deux Mels. Director: Melanie Rodriga. Financed SBSI, PMP Showtime, ScreenWest Inc. Brisbane International Film Festival 2002. Melbourne International Film Festival 2002. WOW Film Festival 2002, Adelaide Film Festival 2003, London Australian Film Festival 2003, 2003 WA Screen Awards Industry Award for Screenplay, IFP Los Angeles Film Festival 2003, Silver Lake Film Festival 2003.

2001. Producer, BAD CREDIT & ALIENS. 15 min short drama. Bondfilm and Cecile B deux Mels. Director: Michael Bond. Funded by ScreenWest. Telemenco Film Festival 2001, Slamdance 2001.

2001 Producer, PINK PYJAMAS. 26min drama. Cecile B deux Mels and Elemento Pictures. Director: Elissa Down. Funded by ScreenWest, San Francisco Independent Film Festival 2001.

1999 Producer, CHRISTINA’S BIRTHDAY. 26 minute TV drama. Cecile B deux Mels. Director: Paul Roberts. Financed ScreenWest and SBSI.

1996 Producer/Director, NINGALI LAWFORD. Half hour TV documentary, part of 6 part series, ARTISTS UP FRONT for SBSI. Excalibur Nominees. Producers: Paul Roberts and Des Kootji Raymond.

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