Melani Murkovic (b. Austria 1982) graduated in Film & Media & Communication Studies from the University of Vienna, being granted exchange student programs in Berlin & Paris. She has Croatian parents and is fluent in 4 languages. Since 2006 she has been working in the film and movie industry, starting her years of apprenticeship at the highly reputed Austrian production company coop99. Having been a freelance producer, assistant director & script supervisor around the globe for the past 3 years, Melani is experienced in all fields of video & film production. As a Game Boy addict since her very young age, she immediately fell for the artworks at Island6 and is excited to help support the team in Shanghai!
In November of 2013, Melani left island6 to begin work as the cultural attaché of the Austrian consulate in Shanghai, where she coordinates several programs and events intended to start an open communication and collaboration between the artistic and cultural aspects of both Austria and Shanghai.