Melinda Watts, Property Master, Vancouver BC
Melinda has 10+ years working in the Film & Television industry, sourcing and building props for big budget feature films & television series in the Vancouver region and beyond.
Her expertise lies in the conceptualization of prop builds, sourcing firearms, weapons, and sci-fi props, and food styling. She is well versed in prop breakdowns, prop research and sourcing, preparing and maintaining department budgets while team leading with efficiency and organization.
Film production will go as scheduled and look authentic with Melinda on your production crew as Property Master.
Melinda has always been deeply committed to the art of storytelling through both film and print and believes that it has the power to inspire, educate, and drive positive change in the world.
Throughout her career, Melinda has gained extensive experience as a Property Master, working on a variety of film, television, media, and print projects, both large and small.
Melinda has a strong commitment to attention to detail, the ability to bring creative visions to life, and has strong problem-solving skills.
As a passionate individual who has a vision and values in creating content, Melinda takes pride in her ability to collaborate effectively with directors, producers, art directors, and the entire creative team to bring their vision to life.
• Collaboration & Concept Ideas for Prop Builds
• Firearm, Weapons and Sci-Fi Props
• Food Styling
• Prop fabrication and sourcing
• Budget management
• Crew/Team Coordination
• Problem-solving and improvisation
Education + Qualifications
• Degree in Fashion Design
• Business Firearms License (Restricted, non-restricted, prohibited)
• W.H.I.M.S. Certification
• ActSafe Safety Qualifications including;
– Motion Picture Safety for Supervisors
– Anti-Bullying & Harassment
• IATSE 891
• ACFC 2020