Melissa has had an extensive career in Hip Hop documentary filmmaking, as an editor, animator, cinematographer, and producer. Her talents on this film lend to its unique feel and storytelling style. She is a digital content specialist for long and short form content, as well as working in digital signage. Melissa also lends her skills to various nonprofit organizations and activist movements.
Melissa Ulto works with luxury brand clients like Versace, Diesel, Rag+Bone, TUMI, OMEGA, and others, maintaining their digital signage and creating new content for them. She is currently the creative director for two cookbooks, (photography/design/video content). She designed and created the content for a lighting/LED video wall for a new club. She technical directed two livestream events for Jordan Matter, with live viewership in the millions. She designed a movie poster for the VR film “Come Into Me” when it premiered at the Berlinale 2019, and worked on the project as a designer and social media manager. She created digital signage content project for Yankee Stadium concessions, for Ben & Jerrys, Nathan’s, Boars Head, Pepsi, and several others brands.
Melissa Ulto worked with some of the key players from Blue Man Group, QOTN and STOMP! on workshopping a new project, as the video designer for the video backdrops and live performance video pieces.
Melissa Ulto’s video art piece, unMade Movie, became part of the permanent video art archive at the Getty Research Institute in 2017, as part of the Joanie4Jackie collection. The piece was part of 2002’s “Who Stole My Chainletter” edition.