feature film, 2020, director & screenwriter
tv movie, 2023, director
tv movie, 2022, screenwriter
tv series, 2021, director
documentary feature, 2020, co-writer
web series, 2019, screenwriter
Melanie Waelde graduated with a degree in screenwriting from the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (DFFB). Her directional debut feature NACKTE TIERE premiered at Berlinale 2020 in the Encounters competition and was honored with a special mention by the Jury of the GWFF Best First Feature award. It was also awarded with the German Film Critics Award 2020 for Best Debut Feature. Besides she wrote for the crime series TATORT, the children series SCHLOSS EINSTEIN and various documentary film projects. In 2021 she directed four episodes of the children series ECHT and in 2022 the musical film JULI TANZT.