Melissa B. Miller Costanzo

Melissa B. Miller Costanzo‘s first feature as a writer-director, All These Small Moments, starring Molly Ringwald, Brian d’Arcy James and Jemima Kirke, had its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and will be in select theaters from January 17 and on demand and digital HD on January 18. Working in the art department on such award winning films as Indignation, The Fighter, and Precious, she developed an eye for detail and a perspective defined by experience. Her first feature as a producer was The Tested, starring Aunjanue Ellis, which was accepted to the prestigious IFP Independent Filmmaker Lab and Emerging Narratives at IFP Film Week and took home the top prize at the American Black Film Festival.

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Movies With My Mom: Long Shot

By Melissa B. Miller Costanzo | May 20, 2019

Movies With My Mom: Long Shot

You know that thing where you suggest a film to your mother because you're convinced she'll like it, but then ... well, it doesn't really pan out?

Movies With My Mom: The Beach Bum

By Melissa B. Miller Costanzo | April 17, 2019

Movies With My Mom: The Beach Bum

Mel and her mother see Harmony Korine's wild new movie, and together conceive a brilliant new business idea: McConaughey’s Banana Hammocks.

Movies With My Mom: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

By Melissa B. Miller Costanzo | March 25, 2019

Movies With My Mom: Can You Ever Forgive Me?

In their second attempt at finding a movie they both like, Melissa and her mother go see another awards season biopic that's not Green Book.

Movies With My Mom: Bohemian Rhapsody

By Melissa B. Miller Costanzo | February 20, 2019

Movies With My Mom: Bohemian Rhapsody

In this new column, Miller Costanzo lets her mother pick the movie they are going to watch, despite their very different tastes ...

What I Learned Working On If Beale Street Could Talk

By Melissa B. Miller Costanzo | January 17, 2019

What I Learned Working On If Beale Street Could Talk

The writer-director of the forthcoming All These Small Moments shares wisdom from being part of the art department on Barry Jenkins' latest.