Greg Mellott teaches film at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC). In 2012, he directed The Dogs of Lexington, a 43-minute documentary telling the story of the Friends for Folks dog-training prison program at Lexington correctional facility in Oklahoma. He is currently at work on a sequel, called Bassett Tales, about the new program at Mabel Bassett women's prison.
Mellott has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Master's Degree from the University of Southern California, now called the School of Cinematic Arts. Mellott comes from a career of writing and producing in Hollywood and Asia, and has a long friendship with OCCC's artist-in-residence, Gray Frederickson. Professor Mellott has worked with Jackie Chan and David Chan, producer of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and traveled all over the world making films - Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Istanbul, Sweden and Spain.