Melani Wood travelled to Tanzania, Africa to make her first documentary at age 18 where she was immediately hooked. Melani is now an award-winning Producer of documentaries, narrative films and commercials. She has worked for several seasons on popular television shows including CBC’s prime- time comedy “Mr. D”, HBO Canada’s “Call Me Fitz” and has Production Managed documentary series for Discovery and History Channel, including History’s “The Curse of Oak Island”. In 2015 Melani was one of eight recipients in Canada to be granted the Hot Docs: Documentary Channel “Doc Accelerator” scholarship. Inspired by a desire to learn, travel and meet people who are following their passions, Melani continues to follow her own dream of sharing worthwhile and encouraging films with the world. “Invading Giants” is Melani’s most recent film, premiering at Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival in 2017.