Melissa Center

Melissa Center

Melissa Center is a passionate actor, filmmaker & co-founder of Whole Self Systems. As an actor her credits range from a recurring role on Grey’s Anatomy to a tour of A Chorus Line. Her feature film All I Want can be seen on Amazon & her award-winning short R.V continues to screen across the country in addition to reaching half a million people online (and counting).

She is the author of The Working Actors On Set Handbook, a practical handbook designed to help her fellow actors navigate the chaotic world of tv/film sets with ease and expertise.

As the co-founder of Whole Self Systems, she trains emerging leaders & teams how to consciously communicate via the intersection of mindfulness & storytelling craft. In addition to transforming the way entrepreneurs pitch to investors & rising executives present, Melissa & co-founder Tanny Jiraprapasuke work with trauma survivors to reclaim their voices.

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Melissa Center
  • Meet Melissa Center: Actor, Filmmaker & Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems

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  • What Advice Would You Give A Novice Content Creator?

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    How do I get started as a content creator?
    What are some tips to getting started as a content creator?
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  • How Can I Make Quality Content Inexpensively?

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    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Any tips on creating cheap content?
    How do I keep my budget small on my short?
    What can I do to save money on my low budget feature?
    Any tips on creating inexpensive content?
    How do I mak...

  • I Have Been Making Content For Years & It Doesn't Catch Heat, Help!

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
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    Why isn't my content going viral?
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    Why is my content not finding an audience?
    How do I get my content noticed?
    Why has the cont...

  • Should I Write A Short Film According To What Is In Vogue Right Now?

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    Do I need to followed trends when creating a short film?
    Should I be responding to the current moment when creating shorts?
    Should my short film respond to current events?
    Should my short ...

  • Can I Feature My Favorite Brands In My Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Can I feature brands in my short film?
    Can I feature trademarks in short films?
    Can I partner with brands to feature them in my shorts?
    Can I put a brand in my short?
    Do I need permission ...

  • Should I Put Content I Created On My Resume? If So, How Should I Represent It?

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    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Do I put my self producing content on my resume?
    How do I label my web series i produced on my resume?
    Is my self created content worth putting on my resume?
    Should I put my self produced ...

  • How Can Up-Skilling Into Other Areas Help An Acting Career?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How can I empower myself as an actor?
    What can I do to become a more hirable artist?
    How can I improve my standing as an actor?
    Should I take on new skill to make myself more hirable?
    Am I...

  • How Do I Make My Content Rise To The Top In A Crowded Market Place?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How does my work go viral?
    What can I do to make my work appeal to the masses?
    Is there a formula to making my work become a big hit?
    How do I get my self produced work to go viral?
    Do you...

  • What Are Some Benefits Of Acting In And Producing Your Own Project?

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    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Are there benefits of acting in and producing your own projects?
    Will I gain anything from acting in and producing your own projects?
    What will I get out of producing my own work?
    How can ...

  • Would You Recommend That Actors Produce Projects For Themselves To Act In?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Should I produce projects to act in myself?
    Can I make my own content to beef up my resume?
    Why do actors turn to content creating?
    Is there anything to gain by producing projects for myse...

  • What Kind Of Content Is The Best To Invest My Time In?

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    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How do I choose a genre when self-producing?
    How will I know what is the right story to invest my time in self producing?
    What do actors do to go about choosing something to self produce?
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  • Any Tips On Finding A Composer Cheaply For My Short Film?

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    Any tips on hiring a composer cheaply for my short film?
    Where can I hire a cheap composer for my short film?
    How can I find an inexpensive composer for my short film?
    I have a limited bud...

  • Can I Use My Favorite Song In My Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Do I need permission to use popular music in my short film?
    How can I use songs in my short film?
    Do I have to pay artists to put popular music in my short film?
    Can I use pop music in my ...

  • What Is Colour Grading & Do I Need It For A Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Is color grading necessary for my short film?
    Should I budget for color grading with my short film?
    Do short films require a color grade?
    Is a color grade really that necessary for low bud...

  • Where Can I Find An Editor For My Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How do I find an editor for my short film?
    Any tips on finding an editor for my short film?
    Where online could I find an editor for my short film?
    What films schools should I content to fi...

  • What Program Should I Edit My Short Film On?

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    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Should I use Adobe Premier for my short film?
    What software should I get for editing my short?
    What is the industry standard editing software for film?
    Is there an industry standard editi...

  • Any Tips To Reduce The Budget When Revising My Script For Shooting?

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    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How can I reduce my budget for shooting?
    What are some tips to reducing my budget for my short film?
    Any thoughts on how I keep my short film budget down?
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  • Should I Direct And Act In My Short Film?

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    Are there downsides to directing and acting in my short?
    Should I direct and act in my own short film projects?
    Do I wait to be cast or should I just go and direct and act in my own short ...

  • What Kind Of Equipment Would You Recommend To Shoot A Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    What equipment do I need to shoot a short film?
    What equipment is required to make a short film?
    What will I need to hire in order to create short content?
    What is the must have / essentia...

  • What Is The Bare Minimum Crew I Need To Make A Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    Can I make a short film without a DP?
    Do I need an assistant camera for my short film?
    So I need an AC for my short?
    Do I need a sound person for my short?
    What crew will I need for my sho...

  • Do I Need Permits To Shoot My Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    When do I need permits for my short film production?
    Can I shoot without a permit?
    Do I need a permit for public shooting?
    Do I need a permit for shooting on private property?
    Where can I ...

  • How Do I Get Permits To Shoot My Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How do I get a permit for my short film?
    Where do I get a permit for shooting my short film?
    How can I go about getting a permit for shooting?
    How do I buy permits for shooting my shorts?
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  • How Can I Hire A Known Actor To Appear With Me In My Short Film?

    with Melissa Center. Actor | Filmmaker | Co-Founder of Whole Self Systems
    https://www.wholeselfsystems.com/

    How can I get a known actor to be in my short film?
    What can I do to attract a known actor to my short film?
    What factors would a known actor look to to consider my short film?
    How can I m...