About mtorriero

  • Industry ComedyEducationFilmMediaTelevision
  • Sector Creative ServicesOriginal Content
  • Preferred Job Title FilmmakerProducerScreenwriterWriter


A three time veteran of the 48 Hour Film Project, Melissa Torriero has produced and/or written short films winning: Best Writing, Best Film, and Audience Favorite. She twice produced shorts for The Women Only Project of which the 2015 anthology was an official selection of the Stories by The River Film Festival and was awarded Outstanding Achievement at the Shawna Shea Film Festival. Melissa is currently cowriting a cinematic historical drama series, Lord Of War. The pilot episode, Blessings, was an Official Selection of the Skye Scripts International Screenplay Contest and a Finalist in the ReelHeART International Screenplay and TV Pilot Competition. Melissa lives in Connecticut with her two sons.