SVP Development and Production, New Form Digital

Melissa Schneider oversees all production and creative for New Form Digital’s projects. With an extensive background in both digital and traditional media, Schneider seeks out and cultivates emerging digital talent and works with them to make their ideas a reality in the form of short films, series and specials for the social media generation. Her unique approach to development and production deliver engaging stories that are unique to New Form.

Before joining New Form, she was part of the creative development team at the Collective Digital Studios, and previously oversaw production for the launch of YouTube Nation for DreamWorks Animation. Before that, she was the executive producer and showrunner of My Damn Channel Live, the first daily live comedy series on the internet, hosted by Grace Helbig. Additionally she's produced dozens of original series for TeenNick, MSN, Vuguru, XBOX, and numerous other top-tier brands.

Schneider is an alum of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

Speaker years: 
2015