NEWS + INTERVIEWS

Deadline: Melissa Kent is one of 32 film editors invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

CineMontage: Editing the Images and Sounds of American Pastoral

Below The Line News: "Kent enhanced the dramatic tension with an editorial approach that is deliberate, but understated."

Women and Hollywood: Guest Post—How I Went from Editor to Director

Indie Entertainment Magazine: Bernie and Rebecca screens at the prestigious Cleveland International Film Festival.

Indie Shorts Mag: "Bernie and Rebecca forged an indelible memory in the hearts of its viewers."

Blazing Minds: Melissa Kent's directorial debut given Award of Excellence + Exclusive Interview

Top 10 Films UK: “Bernie and Rebecca gave Kent the scope to challenge herself behind the camera...to showcase her potential as a multifaceted filmmaker."

Culture War Reporters: Bernie and Rebecca and Melissa Kent: On Her Directorial Debut, Its Creation, And More to Come

 

PODCASTS

Indie Entertainment Podcast: Melissa Kent talks filmmaking with Monica Morrison.

LA Talk Radio: Sam and Tory in the Morning talk to filmmaker Melissa Kent. Interview starts at 12:40

BMJ Talk Medicine: Khalid Ali, a medical researcher specializing in aging, interviews director Melissa Kent at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, about portraying growing older in films.

 

SHORT-FILM REVIEWS

One Film Fan: "Melissa Kent delivers a scarily accurate, bitingly satiric dramedy."

The London Tree: Melissa Kent's Directorial Debut Selected for Oscar-Qualifying LA Shorts Fest

The Critical Critics: "...the human experience as comically complex as it is dramatically daring."

All Things Movies UK: "Bernie and Rebecca is honestly one of the best shorts out there."

Indie Shorts Mag: "That one conversation, that one moment, that one individual in whose company life would seem worth reliving every moment."

Culture War Reporters: "Bernie and Rebecca is a work that takes the wonder and the ‘what ifs’ of any budding relationship as far as they can possibly go.

The Movie Waffler: “...both funny and moving. A heartfelt and clever short that offers thoughtful meditation on the nature of time and love.”