Shelly Mellott

Vice President of Sales & Marketing | Final Draft
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Shelly Mellott took over Script magazine in 1995 from her father, who founded the business in 1985. She secured a newsstand presence for the publication and grew Script into a well-respected industry magazine. From 1995 to 2006, she created additional services for scriptwriters including script coverage, pitching events, and quarterly screenwriting contests sponsored by major production companies. In 2006, Mellott became a vice president at Final Draft overseeing the Big Break Contest, social media, events, and customer relations for the company. In 2015, she became Vice President of Sales & Marketing where she managed the professional and educational sales divisions, developed initiatives that drove sales across all retail channels, and managed marketing, events and customer relations. In 2020, she took the helm as president, overseeing all divisions and leading the brand into the future. Mellott is a wife, mother, dressage rider, and avid reader. She is active in pug rescue and enjoys rowing and pilates. Her favorite things are good whiskey, good movies, and good friends.

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Shelly Mellott is appearing at the following sessions:

1030 to 1130 Final Draft: The Latest & Greatest on FD 13

1030 to 1130 Final Draft: The Latest & Greatest on FD 13

If you are serious about screenwriting, you probably use Final Draft. In this masterclass, Final Draft sends their best — straight from FD HQ — to give YOU top tips on how to get the most from the world’s leading screenwriting tool.