Film Mentors: Producers/Production 1 - Melissa Robyn Glassman
As Creative Executive at Pressman Film, Melissa oversees all aspects of development on Pressman's slate and contributes to the company's marketing and publicity strategies. Prior to joining the company in February 2010, Melissa was a P.A. to Mariska Hargitay on Law & Order: SVU. She also has a background in journalism as an editor and staff writer for YM magazine. Melissa graduated with honors from NYU in 2000.
Founded in 1969, Pressman Film has produced more than 75 world-class motion pictures and helped launch the careers of many of the most prominent figures in the movie industry. The company’s extensive body of work includes groundbreaking films by directors such as Oliver Stone, Terrence Malick, Sam Raimi, David Byrne, Kathryn Bigelow, Alex Proyas, Brian De Palma, David Mamet, Charles Burnett, Abel Ferrara, Wayne Kramer, Mary Harron, Jason Reitman, and Werner Herzog. Led by true industry veteran, Edward R. Pressman, the company is dedicated to producing quality theatrical motion pictures and will continue its 40-year tradition, forging new territory in both the independent and Hollywood arenas.