She earned a degree at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She later completed her graduate degree at the AFI Conservatory with an MFA in Cinematography. She began working at several different film companies and in 2011 signed to be a director at Prettybird entertainment.
About Melina Matsoukas
American director who is known for her work on music videos, television shows, and commercials. She is known for her minimal but unique color aesthetics and for her work with iconic musicians. She also shares photos from behind the scenes of her shoots as well as modeling content with her over 200,000 Instagram followers.
She is of Greek, Jewish, Jamaican, and Cuban descent which all play a part in the works she directs.
Friends and colleagues
She has directed a variety of music videos for famous artists including Beyoncé, Christina Aguilera, No Doubt, Missy Elliott, and Lady Gaga.
She has won several awards for her directing including the 2013 Grammy for Best Music Video for the Rihanna and Calvin Harris video We Found Love. She won the award again in 2017 for the Beyoncé video "Formation".