In early 2019 MA Directing Alum Vanessa Vella was hired by Maltese television company TVM to direct several episodes of the television drama ‘L-Għarusa.’ Vanessa has produced and worked on commercials, corporate videos, music videos, short and experimental films, and TV programmes. She is also a media educator and trainer, having delivered undergraduate courses, seminars and private workshops about skills in the creative media industry. Vanessa continues to develop her knowledge and skills in filmmaking by being involved in projects both locally and abroad. She graduated from her MA in Directing at MetFilm School in Berlin (2018) where she gained more experience in the director’s craft by working with actors and crew from around the world. Her work has won awards from the Malta Cine Circle and the Malta Television Awards. Most recently Vanessa has launched her own video marketing agency Athanor Media.