© 2018 by Melina Tupa. 

Documentary Reel

 

Year of production: 2017

After Effects Reel

 

Year of production: 2018

A WORLD OF HOPE

 

Year of production: 2015

Producer: Melina Tupa

Videographer: Melina Tupa

Additional cinematography: Pallavi Somusetty - Vanessa Walker

Editor: Melina Tupa

Nomin Gambat is a 5-year-old girl who traveled all the way from Mongolia to Children’s Hospital Oakland to seek a clinical treatment for a disease so rare it strikes only 1 in a million people. But coming to the United States for medical treatment is difficult, requiring a special visa and proof that there is no cure for the person’s disease in their home country, and it is a stressful experience for families who must sometimes be separated for long periods while the child participates in the treatment.

Malina King - Artist Profile

 

Year of production: 2016

Producer: Melina Tupa

Videographer: Melina Tupa

Editor: Melina Tupa

Malina King is a 17 year old Black and Latino woman who has used art as a way to channel her inner struggles, as well as to help other youth from the Bay Area stand out at the Youth Spirit Artworks job training program.

BAY AREA RAINBOW DAY CAMP

 

Year of production: 2015

Producer: Melina Tupa

Videographer: Semany Gashaw - Melina Tupa

Editor: Melina Tupa

After her 6-year-old transgender daughter had a terrible experience at a day camp, Sandra Collins decided to create the Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp for transgender and gender-non-binary youth.

 

This video was produced for the Real Boy Documentary social media campaign.  

CUP OF CLASSICAL

 

Year of production: 2015

Producer, videographer and editor: Melina Tupa

 

Blue Bottle Coffee’s historic W.C. Morse Cafe on Broadway became a casual and intimate concert hall Thursday night as three members of the Oakland East Bay Symphony performed selections from Vivaldi, Debussy and more.

LUNAR NEW YEAR IN OAKLAND

 

Year of production: 2015

Producer, videographer and editor: Melina Tupa

Additional cinematography: Faviola Leyva

The Oakland museum welcomed in the Lunar new year with a fun-filled festival of Chinese and other Asian traditions for the fourteenth year in a row

HEATHER EDGAR'S EXHIBITION AT NIAD ART CENTER

 

Year of production: 2015

Producer, videographer and editor: Melina Tupa

 

Love was in the air. That’s the feeling Heather Edgar hoped to convey to the visitors who stopped by at her art exhibition on Saturday at noon. Heart-shaped cookies, pink lemonade and cupcakes with pink frosting and heart-shaped sparkles were served at the reception—and it’s no coincidence that this artist’s show opened on Valentine’s Day.