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Alyssa McClelland

Alyssa is an Australian writer/director from Sydney.

After training as an actress in New York on a scholarship at The Atlantic Theatre Company, Alyssa worked regularly in Australia on films such as A MAN’S GOTTA DO and in television series such as HOME AND AWAY and RAKE.

She changed her focus to directing with short EMILIA ECKLE which played at festivals like Palm Springs and Austin before writing, producing and directing award winning web series ONE STEP CLOSER TO HOME.

Since then Alyssa has been directing international commercials for the likes of Apple, Samsung, Netflix and McDonalds resulting in her being shortlisted for the ‘D&AD Next Director Award’.

Her most recent short film, SECOND BEST, has played film festivals around the world and won major awards in Australia including the Australian Directors’ Guild award for Best Direction in a Short Film and the Dendy Award at the Sydney Film Festival.

Credits

SHORT FILMS
Date: 2017
Production (role):
SECOND BEST
Project details:
Writer/ director

Oscar qualifying Flickerfest win for Best Direction
Date: 2011
Production (role):
RIDE
Project details:
Writer/ director
Date: 2010
Production (role):
NIC & SHAUNA
Company:
Pickled Films
Project details:
Writer/ director
Date: 2009
Production (role):
EMILIA ECKLE
Company:
Pickled Films
Project details:
Writer/ director

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): SECOND BEST
    Company:
    Project details: Writer/ director

    Oscar qualifying Flickerfest win for Best Direction
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): RIDE
    Company:
    Project details: Writer/ director
  • Date: 2010
    Production (role): NIC & SHAUNA
    Company: Pickled Films
    Project details: Writer/ director
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): EMILIA ECKLE
    Company: Pickled Films
    Project details: Writer/ director