Meet the Team

Melanie Halsall

Head of Development

Melanie heads up the company’s scripted development slate, sourcing projects, developing new ideas and working with new and established writing talent.

Melanie has over 20 years’ experience within scripted development and production; spanning kids, YA and prime time.

Melanie joined Komixx Entertainment in April 2014 after taking time out in 2013 to travel through Central and North America. During this time she also worked on scripted titles for FremantleMedia in their New York office.

Previously, Melanie spent six years as an Executive Producer for CBBC Drama, Animation and Acquisitions where she developed and produced scripted projects with in-house BBC teams and independent producers from all over the world. 

Melanie loves all things story related. She is a voracious reader, has an encyclopedic knowledge of TV drama, is a regular theatregoer and, as a member of BAFTA, is a lover of cinema from all over the world. 


Melanie has a PG Diploma in Script Development from the National Film and Television School. She is a member of Women in Film and TV and is a 2017 WFTV Mentee.


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