Our team provides the production expertise 

Andrew Aidman and Melanie DiPietro Candle Cinema

Andrew Aidman - Writer / Director 

Andrew is a graduate of the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, where he graduated with an MFA in Film & Television Production and was the recipient of the prestigious Edward Small Directing Scholarship. Andrew has produced and directed several award winning films, music videos, and commercials. His most recent accolades include winning the Grand Prize at the 2016 University of Miami Business Plan Competition and 1st Place for music video at the California International Shorts Festival.

Melanie DiPietro - Producer

Melanie is an award winning feature film producer. Her latest movie,The Shift, starring Leo Oliva and Danny Glover, won the Audience Choice Award at the Palm Beach International Film Festival in 2013 and won Best Feature at the Widescreen Film and Music Video Festival in 2015. The Shift was released in February 2015 by Random Media. Melanie will be joining Candle Cinema as the lead producer on  Cut From the Wild. 

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