Mel Poole


Mel Poole is a Director and Producer passionate about emotive storytelling. 

In 2019 Mel directed Sock and Buskin which took out the Audience Award at the Academy Award-qualifying St Kilda Film Festival.  Dry, also directed by Mel in 2020 won the People’s Choice Award and Best QLD Film at the AIFF and was selected for numerous international festivals.

Mel has directed commercials for Wonder White Bread, AFL,  Hewlett Packard, Ramsay Health, and Allianz to name just a few.

Some of her most memorable moments include shooting the famous Gerewol courting festival in the middle of Niger and the epic trek to Everest Base Camp.

Mel is known for her knack in capturing genuine and candid performances, capitalizing on raw human emotion.


Skills:Director + Producer + Writer