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Physical Attributes

Height:
170 cm / 5ft 7in
Weight:
51 kg / 112 lbs
Ethnicity:
Mediterranean
Chest:
90 cm / 35 in
Skin color:
Tanned
Waist:
70 cm / 28 in
Hips:
95 cm / 37 in
Dress size:
UK 10 / AUS 10 / US 6
Eye color:
Brown
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Long
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2017
  • Cinzia Coassin - Casting Director: Acting for camera
  • Geoff Bennett - Director : Masterclass intensive, Acting for camera
2015
  • Ten Eyewitness News and Studio 10 internship : Script writing, producing, video editing, reporting, presenting, interviews
  • Macleay TV : Senior Producer at Macleay TV, Macleay College
  • Macleay College : Bachelor Degree - Journalism
  • Joker Theory Productions : Senior production assistant internship
  • QC Makeup Academy : Guest beauty content producer
  • Diploma in makeup artistry, QC Makeup Academy
2014
  • Macleay College: Diploma of Journalism; Sydney, Australia
  • Leigh Pickford casting agent : workshop
  • AACTA : Bill Mechanic (LA producer) workshop
  • Screenwise Acting School : Park Noack LA Agency seminar
2013
  • Atlantic Theatre Company : Full time intensive actors course Melissa Bruder (Co-author of the book, A Practical Handbook for the Actor)
2012
  • Tamara Hunter - US casting director (Iron Man2, The Avengers etc) : Masterclass Intensive
  • Actor's Intensive course - AIPA : Acting course with American Casting Director Matthew Barry and Steve Hytner
  • Screen Actors Australia - Acting workshops - (Marianne Jade, Lisa Shaunessy, Bill Hughes)
2011
  • Business Certificate III in legal studies, Bay Legal
2010
  • PAWS (Professional Actors Workshops) : Workshop (Matthew Barry)
  • Melbourne Acting Academy (MAA) : screentest
  • Melbourne Acting Academy (MAA) : screentests
  • Melbourne Acting Academy (MAA) : screentests
  • Melbourne Acting Academy (MAA) : Screentests
  • TAFTA : screentests
2009
  • Atlantic Theater Company : Monoloque audition class
  • Acting for Actors and Directors : Audition class
  • Actors Creative (Acting Studios International) : American Accent Workshop
2007
  • Partycp8 : acting for camera
  • Latino Fever School of Dance : ballet teacher
  • Partycp8 Film School : acting for camera
  • ATYP (Australian Theatre for Young People), patron Nicole Kidman : acting for camera
2006
  • Parycp8 film school : acting for camera
2005
  • McDonald College of Performing Arts : ballet
  • ATYP (Australian Theatre for Young People), patron Nicole Kidman : acting for camera
2004
  • McDonald College of Performing Arts : ballet
  • NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) : drama
2003
  • Randwick Girls High School : Rock Eisteddfod
  • RAD (Royal Academy of Dance) : classical ballet
  • McDonald College of Performing Arts : Classical ballet
2002
  • McDonald College of Performing Arts : classical ballet
  • The Australian Ballet : Major students workshop
1995
  • Academy Ballet : classical ballet, contemporary, Jazz, national dance (1995-2001)

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • UK English
  • USA California
  • USA New York

www.imdb.me/melissahanes

Lead role in Czech TV show: https://www.televizeseznam.cz/video/jak-nas-vidi-svet/bata-semtex-koh-i-noor-a-moser-jak-se-ceske-produkty-libi-svetu-64028604

Winner of the StarCentral's Most promising Actress competition: http://www.starcentralmagazine.com/most-promising-actress/2013/10/13/melissa-hanes/

Lead role, Roxana in 'Pop Up' feature movie, www.popupmovie.com, Sydney 2014

Female lead role in Music video clip, Dir Satish Rai, Sydney 2014

Supporting role in the feature film 'Torn Devotion', Dir Artur Kade, Premiere at Fox Studios, Sydney 2013

Featured extra in the feature film "The Tail Job', Dir Bryan Moses, Sydney 2013

Supporting role in Tropfest Tv short film series,episode 10, Dir Bryan Moses, Sydney 2013
http://www.sbs.com.au/films/movie-news/911163/tropfest-tv

Supporting role 'Echo' in 'Awake for a Moment' feature film, Urchin Productions, Dir Liz Cooper, Sydney 2013

Featured extra, cityscapes on green screen, Metro Screen, dingomedia.com.au, Sydney 2013

Supporting role, Hunter N Hornet appisode series, Sydney 2013

Supporting role in the short film "Brawl", Dir Nadia Townsend, Sydney 2013

Featured extra in the web series 'WaitersTv" ep2.01, Dir Sarah Klouth, Quentin Armstrong, Sydney 2013

Regular guest star, Ingrid, in the TV show Cops L.A.C., channel 9, Dir Geoff Bennett, Screen Australia, Sydney 2010
http://channelnine.ninemsn.com.au/blog.aspx?blogentryid=697736&showcomments=true

Featured extra in short film After The Credits, Funny or Die prod, dir Josh Lawson, Screen Australia 2010

Role in SYD2030 - Best International Webseries in The LA Film, TV and Webisode Festival 2010

Landing role in the new feature movie "The Makeover", Best Comedy Drama at the New York Downtown Film Festival, Dir Colm O'Murchu, Film Australia Sydney, 2010

Lead role in web series Strange Occurrences, Sydney 2010

Lead role in Baroque Vampire short, Sydney 2010

Supporting role in short film "Whispers" Nuh! Productions, Sydney 2010

Lead role in short film 'The Ex', Sydney, 2010

Supporting role in the feature film 'Nude Study', Dir Stefan Popescu, Sydney Underground Films, Sydney 2010

Supporting role in the new U.S. feature film "Suing the Devil" starring Malcom McDowell, Premiere at Fox Studios, Sydney 2009

Guest star in the tv show "RESCUE Special Ops" ch 9, episode 5, Dir Geoff Bennett, Screen Australia, August 2009, Sydney Australia

Part of the online promotion of website www.mymikekaraoke.com , Los Angeles CA, Nov 2009

Lead role in short film "Relativity of time",Los Angeles CA, Nov 2009

Landing role in the new feature movie "Next Door to the Velinsky's", director Darren K Hawkins 2009

Lead role in short film "Catch 22", Sydney Australia, 2009

Role in the new feature movie "Vanity" Sydney, March 2008.

Lead role in short film "Girl from Steel City" 2008, Sydney Australia

Lead role in short film "The Wildness" Sydney 2008

Supporting actress in feature film "Battle Therapy" which premiered in Sydney May 2007 at Fox Studios, Sydney.

Leading role in the short film "My teacher is an Alien" premiered at Glebe cinemas, Sydney 2004

Leading roles and supporting actress in various other students short films.

Professional member of AACTA (president Geoffrey Rush).

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Extras agent

Sharon Power Management


Modelling

Modeling experience

Full-time model - paid commercial work


Modelling website

modelmayhem.com/melissahanes


Model for Anna Wang bridal
YSL make-up model, Insta: @melhanes
Bobbi Brown make-up model, Insta: @melhanes
QC Academy make-up tutorial https://www.qcmakeupacademy.com/2015/10/tutorial-cut-crease-and-double-winged-eyeliner/
Make-up tutorials, Callidora Beauty on Youtube
TELSTRA commercial, Newtown Dendy Cinema
TELSTRA 4GX commercial, March 2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gih9iIvZK1w
Storydriven Agency commercial
http://www.garethrobinson.com.au/portfolio/melissa-hanes/
Model for Smart@vance
Face of LIPTON Ice Tea, Ooh Media Billboard on Victoria Rd, 2014 https://www.facebook.com/liptoniceteaAU
FORD EcoSport Urban Discoveries with Joel Madden
ADVANCE TV commercial, May 2014
STREPSILS TV commercial, May 2014
COMMONWEALTH Bank, hand model, 2014
BMW, UBER garage, flamestone.com
www.flamestone.com/gallery/automotive/special-features/melissa-and-a-bmw-m-coupe-for-ubergarage
Model for Fairtale Clothing, www.facebook.com/fairtale
Sydney Metro shoot by Megapod Productions
Presenter for a new Real Estate development video, www.visualdomain.com.au, Bondi Junction March 2014
Winner of Starnow Fashion Blog Competition: www.melissahanesblog.com
Famous fashionista of the week for Famous weekly magazine: http://instagram.com/p/gHpPXiGmcK/#
Australia's Next Top Model make up guide model, Fox8:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQcqXnVX2F8
http://lookbook.nu/bellemel
http://lookbook.nu/user/2607897-Melissa-H/looks
Peter Georges Photography, Sydney (The Rocks), http://www.petergeorges.com.au/blog/2014/1/15/breakfast-with-melissa
Just in Focus Photography, Sydney (La Perouse)
Bondi world expo, Photographer Andre Braun, Bondi
Promotional model for Styling Australia, VB, SCG
Medical website, http://www.drmiroshnik.com.au, Juliet Taylor
Studio1 model, photographer Panania
Miss Pink Calendar, Canada 2013
Promotional model for "Home and Property" expo, Darling Harbour
Brand ambassador for Mooberry Froyo
Model 'SinglMingl' presenter
hscLIVE project, hsclive.com.au
'Make over' project model, www.smarterstarter.com.au, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXKrDcf6GUE
Make-up tutorial model on Australia's Next Top Model Foxtel
Superstar Promo Expert for City Fashion Event - The Rocks
Model for Juan Carbonell, Carbonell Icon
Ampersander clothing model: http://ampersander-shop.com/collections/summer-2013-trinity
Charis Professional Skin Care - overseas ad
James Garfield photography, www.jamesgarfield.co.uk
Firehosiery model, http://www.firehosiery.com/subscription-hosiery
Bob Hughes, Aug 2012, http://tomorrowstruths.com/melissa
Brand Ambassador for modelmanagement.com

LUXOTICA FASHION SHOW feat. VICTORIA'S SECRET- Newcastle
Model Madness- Fashion Parade - Potts Point
Sugarat Abattoir Consortium Photography
Life Through Her Eyes - Jolyne Photography, 50s shoot
ProPosed photography, Peter Alexander photoshoot
Toni & Guy salon, competitive styling shoot
Final model next face of FOUND Organic Juice
RJB Creations, Cockatoo Island
Roccoco Flowers, 50s Pin Up Calendar
'Modern Wedding' magazine, Styling handbook
Bridal model, Samkohgraphy
Model photo on cover of album 'I am Miss Pretty', Jonathan Haselden, UK
Hand Model, Promo video for Garmin
Bridal model, Photoprestige
Sydney Model for Schwarzkopf Hairloves
L'Oreal Professionnel Hair Models, Sydney
Blacklaser photography
Celebrity Wigs, Hair Expo, Darling Harbour
Paul Mitchell catalogue
Miss Unity Australia title
Paul Mitchell show, Luna Park
'International Hair Congress', Town Hall
Paul Mitchell, Hair Expo, Darling Harbour
Regional heat winner: Model quest
11 years of professional ballet classes and RAD examinations.
Ballet teacher with 'Latino Fever School'

Influencer

www.melissahanes.com

IG: @melhanesb
@melhanes

TV & Reality

Czech TV show: https://www.televizeseznam.cz/video/jak-nas-vidi-svet/bata-semtex-koh-i-noor-a-moser-jak-se-ceske-produkty-libi-svetu-64028604
Telstra Newtown commercial, currently at Dendy Newtown cinema
Telstra 4GX commercial https://www.telstra.com.au/mobile-phones/coverage-networks/telstra-4gx
Advance Pet Tv commercial, Sydney, May 2014
Part of the Tv commercial "Coward Punch", https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxQ7f1tT_Go&feature=youtu.be, Sydney 2014
Reporter for the Bollywood Club, Raj Event, Hard Rock Cafe, Sydney, 2014
Strepsils tv ad, Live well Australia, Sydney 2014
Part of the Tv commercial 'Cell Bikes - Travel', Marine productions, August 2013 http://vimeo.com/73616707
Part of the Tv commercial 'Love your liver' campaign, June 2013
Regular guest star, Ingrid, in the TV show Cops L.A.C., channel 9, Sydney 2010
Part of TV commercial for IPAF, Flying Fish Films, 2010
Part of the music video clip "Way to go" by Rogue Traders, 2008.
Part of TV reality program 'Miss Unity Australia" modelling and fashion show, Sydney, Dec 2007
Regional heat winner: Model quest 1999 and 2001, Sydney
Modelling for "International Hair Congress" Town Hall, Sydney 2005
Miss Unity Australia title, Sydney, 2007

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • UK English
  • USA California
  • USA New York

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