Melanie Valera has been part of the film industry in domestic distribution for nearly 20 years. She began her career with DreamWorks in Los Angeles and relocated to New York in 2001 where she worked for Miramax Films and Paramount Pictures. After 10 years in NY, Melanie moved back to LA and is currently Vice President of Sales Distribution with Paramount Pictures. Melanie has previously served as Vice President of the Motion Picture Club and has been a board member of the club for over 10 years. She received her bachelor’s degree in marketing at the University of Arizona and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.