Melanie is Cree from Chisasibi, Quebec, and she enjoys making short films. Spending time at home up north with her family is a priority. She enjoys being creative through films and uses her creativity to raise awareness on causes that she believes need to be brought to light. She always had a passion for documentaries and sees them as a way to speak and share her truth. Melanie has done two films with Wapikoni: Every Dog Has a Story that talks about roaming dogs in her community and Northern Comfort: A Drive Around Town . Melanie has taken the opportunity to sign up for online courses in documentary filmmaking and will continue to create short films.