A compilation of clips featuring Melanie's work, including appearances on Ryan Murphy's FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX (0:01), Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij's THE OA on Netflix (0:31), DECKER: UNCLASSIFIED on Adult Swim (1:09), Melanie speaking Korean (1:47), and more. You can download Melanie's reel here.
Melanie plays Ali, a bong-smoking deadbeat, in Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij's Netflix series The OA. Ali is the older sister of Jesse, one of the central characters in the series.
Melanie plays Brenda, a Joan Crawford fan (played by Jessica Lange) who gets sassed by the star during a book signing, on the season finale of Ryan Murphy's FEUD: BETTE AND JOAN on FX.
Melanie plays a fashion design student under the tutelage of Tim Gunn himself in this Project Runway-inspired commercial for Dish Network!
Everything included in this performance--including the picture--is 100% taken directly from real internet comments, as specified in the video. But you don't have to take my word for it.
A compilation of clips featuring Melanie as the host, including an Onion-style news satire clip (0:02), a Korean-language English teaching clip (0:29), and a kids' show clip (0:57).
Animation & Games
A sampler of some of the characters Melanie's played in animation and video games.
Melanie voices all three female characters in this animated short: the female zombie, the little girl, and the mother. Check it out above, or on YouTube here. (Warning: Gore/violence)
Melanie plays crazy school chancellor Kaede Tenjouji in the wacky anime series Ladies versus Butlers, now available for streaming on Crunchyroll! Check out a preview of Melanie's work in the series above.
Melanie voices Vella Wilde, the lead female protagonist in the highly-anticipated indie RPG YIIK, which has been featured on Kotaku, PCGamer, Engadget, IGN, and Sony's official Playstation blog. YIIK is a colorful 3D Japanese-inspired RPG set in the 1990s, about eight strangers, a mysterious woman who vanishes in an elevator, and weaponized Panda plushies. YIIK is scheduled for release on PC, Mac, Linuz, PS4, PS Vita, and Wii U in 2017.
Clip from an English teaching program for native Korean speakers, in which Melanie is the Korean-speaking host of the program.
Clip from the short film Drawing Lines, featuring Melanie as a customer who surprises a jaded liquor store worker by speaking Korean to him.
A clip from Melanie's performance of "Youngnam Karak" as the featured samulnori (traditional Korean percussion) player as part of the Union Square Park 2014 Buddha's Birthday Celebration. The hourglass-shaped drum Melanie is playing is called a janggoo.