Mel Eslyn is an independent filmmaker who splits her time between Seattle and Los Angeles. Winner of the 2016 Independent Spirit Piaget Producer’s Award, she produced the 2014 Sundance Film Festival hit “The One I Love,”
directed by Charlie McDowell and starring Elisabeth Moss, Mark Duplass and Ted Danson (which Radius/TWC released in August 2014).
At the 2015 SXSW Film Festival, Eslyn premiered two features, Ross Partridge’s “Lamb” and Todd Rohal’s “Uncle Kent 2,” both in theaters 2016. At 2016’s Sundance Film Festival she premiered Clea DuVall’s “The Intervention”, which was picked up by Paramount Home Media for an August theatrical release. The same year, she premiered the Duplass Brother’s feature RAINBOW TIME directed by Linas Phillips at 2016’s SXSW Film Festival (The Orchard 2016 release) and Robert Schwartzman’s debut DREAMLAND at 2016’s TriBeCa Film Festival.
Next up she will premiere “Blue Jay”, starring Mark Duplass and Sarah Paulson at the Toronto International Film Festival. Her other produced features include “Improvement Club,” “Your Sister’s Sister,” “Treatment,” and “Touchy Feely.” She is currently in post on a handful of features, while overseeing indie film development and production for Duplass Brothers Productions.
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