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Melva Akens

Melva's career began with an entertainment design, engineering and fabrication firm before moving into production. She has worked as department head in the art department, costume department and as a coordinator in music and trade-out in series, commercials, broadcast specials, and associate produced a prime-time competition series. Active member ... See full bio »

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Four Blood Moons Costume and Wardrobe Department
Woodlawn Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gullah, Gullah Island Costume and Wardrobe Department
The Inbetweeners Costume and Wardrobe Department


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 2015 Woodlawn (costumer)
 2015 Four Blood Moons (key costumer)
 2015 White Water (TV Movie) (wardrobe assistant)
 2014 The Red Road (TV Series) (extras set costumer - 6 episodes)
- Snaring of the Sun (2014) ... (extras set costumer - uncredited)
- The Great Snake Battle (2014) ... (extras set costumer - uncredited)
- The Bad Weapons (2014) ... (extras set costumer - uncredited)
- The Woman Who Fell from the Sky (2014) ... (extras set costumer - uncredited)
- The Wolf and the Dog (2014) ... (extras set costumer - uncredited)
 2013 Ring of Fire (TV Movie) (costumer - uncredited)
 2012 The Inbetweeners (TV Series) (costumer - 3 episodes)
- Club Code (2012) ... (costumer)
- Sunshine Mountain (2012) ... (costumer)
- First Day (2012) ... (costumer)
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series) (costumer - 1 episode)
- Selma, Lord, Selma (1999) ... (costumer)
  Gullah, Gullah Island (TV Series) (wardrobe designer - 17 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (wardrobe - 8 episodes, 1995) (wardrobe supervisor - 1 episode, 1995)
- Lightning Is Frightening (1997) ... (wardrobe designer)
- The Big Sleepover (1997) ... (wardrobe designer)
- Big and Small (1997) ... (wardrobe designer)
- Binyah the Barbarian (1997) ... (wardrobe designer)
- Here Come the Hatchlings (1997) ... (wardrobe designer)
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 1996 Big Bag (TV Series) (1996)

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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In the 6th grade was writer, director and played the role of Harriet Tubman in a film that won 3rd place in the California Children's Film Festival. See more »

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