Ida Melum

Ida is an EE BAFTA & BIFA nominated and Annie & RTS awarded animation director based in Sweden. After receiving her acting diploma in Norway, Ida earned her BA in Animation at Middlesex University, London. She worked as a stop motion animator on films such as the BAFTA winning “Poles Apart”, and “Facing It”, before deciding to get her master’s degree in Directing Animation at the National Film and Television School. During her time at the NFTS, she made films such as “Shopped” and “Ovary-Acting” and has just finished her award-winning and BAFTA-nominated graduation film; “Night of the Living Dread”. She recently finished working on “Attenborough’s Wonder of Song”, a nature documentary for the BBC, and a festival trailer for Fredrikstad Animation Festival 2022. She is currently freelancing and developing her new short film.

Featured Films

Ovary-Acting Directed by Ida Melum, a claymation and mixed media story created from sound about the struggle of women who...
Abducted by Aliens
Abducted by Aliens Abducted by Aliens, directed by Ida Melum, is an award-winning film which won the Jury Award for...