South London born Melissa Angela Cofie, referred to as MACO, has been pursuing Freelance Photographer and Videographer for 5 years also studying BA Film Production at the University of West London. Prior to studying Film, Melissa studied a Foundation Diploma in Fine Art at The University of The Arts London - Central Saint Martins all while being fixated on working with emerging local and international streetwear brands, models, creative directors and stylists.
Attempting to create her own pathway by establishing a Freelance career in the Film Industry, she took on the additional role as Assistant Director on an the feature film 'AFROBEAT'. Also alongside London's upcoming music video directors such as WOWA, Kaylum Dennis in capturing Behind The Scenes stills and footage. An experience which has aided in culminating a platform of 16,000 followers on Instagram.
Further plans for Melissa include forming more solidified and specific aesthetic in her cinematic and narrative-focused directional style, building a strong portfolio by working closely music artists and companies, to produce commercial, corporate and promotional content. All in all, while successfully completing her Film degree with the intention of pursuing a career in the art of video directing and becoming a Director of Photography, following in the footsteps of Dave Meyers, Lacey Duke and Karena Evans. “As artists, we have a responsibility to tell important stories because we need [them] right now” in the worlds of Evans herself.
- High Resolution Photography
- Video Filming and Editing
- Commercial/Promotional visuals
- Event Photography & Videography
- Music Video Production