A highly acclaimed and awarded actor, writer, and filmmaker
“We do adore our multi-faceted women of entertainment and the stunning Meissa Hampton is an actor, writer, filmmaker and artist well merited for admiration.
The subtlety she can employ when taking on diverse roles has seen her getting raved for being the kind of talent one doesn’t come by every day. Living and breathing all things indie, Meissa has the magnetic presence that is becoming of a siren of independent cinema. The subtlety she can employ when taking on diverse roles has seen her getting raved for being the kind of talent one doesn’t come by every day. Living and breathing all things indie, Meissa has the magnetic presence that is becoming of a siren of independent cinema. Many of us will agree that she ranks as an inspirational figure and we already can’t wait to see more of the mesmerising Meissa.”
“The real revelation is the instantly endearing and adorable Meissa Hampton, who speaks volumes with her body language about her character’s nervous and sincere longing for a real connection with another human being…Meissa Hampton is the type of Actress you hope to see more of.”
-David H. Schleicher
The Schleicher Spin
“Every film needs a actor to appear and give the story the depth that the audience can truly feel and understand” without it you have no chance of connecting your story to the world in which we live. “Meissa gives you just that, it is as if you are sitting right next to her in every scene…that it is a beautiful gift”
Writer, Director – My Brother Jack (2013)
“She played that so perfectly, under all the friendliness and lightness, the subtext is clear.”
– Tania Fisher
The more surprising performance that really captivates is that of Meissa Hampton. Tackling what is essentially a secondary character, Hampton ends up giving the film yet another layer of emotion even while adding in a needed levity that makes her Gabby one of the film’s most intriguing and involving characters.
The Independent Critic
“Co-written with the protagonists, it is little wonder that the scenes work so well: every line—scripted or improvised—comes from the same artistic trust so buy-in from the actors is virtually guaranteed.
Both characters have established unshakeable credibility as they dig deeply into a shared catalogue of knowing looks and slight bits of business (every apparently unconscious scratch or reconfiguring of long curly locks is not coincidental) and, subliminally, establish their common vulnerability. Merci mille fois!”
“A fearless actress, Meissa creates haunting portrayals of characters in love and in pain. Honest and raw, nuanced and layered, her performance is unforgettable. It is a pleasure to work with her.”
Off Stage Films
it was at this point that I realized I was completely taken in by Uptown as the actors play this scene beautifully… Hampton has fully immersed herself in her character…Highly recommended, Uptown boasts exceptional turns by its actors.
“Working with Meissa went beyond what i hoped for. She was prepared, professional and flexible. More importantly, she found depth and comedy in places I wasn’t expecting˜giving her character the richness she deserved. A very talented actor.”
False Idol Productions
such is the strength and intelligence of this film that nothing feels forced, and more importantly, everything feels real. Hampton and Riquinha are wonderful in conveying their character’s respective dilemmas…
Hampton is a revelation [as Isabel]. Hampton captures the fullness of [her character] beautifully. Perhaps at least partially owing to the fact that the two co-stars also co-wrote the script, both Riquinha and Hampton are stellar as the lost and lonely souls that they portray.
The Independent Critic
“Simply one of the most talented actors I’ve ever worked with”
Stella Adler Acting Conservatory
Riqhuina and Hampton have an uneasy, yet powerfully palpable chemistry together; both should have great acting futures. In the hands of lesser talents, such mundane yet tension fueled dialogue would come off stiff and un-involving, but they give it a touching authenticity.
-Daniel Cook Johnson
Meissa Hampton was wonderful in the role of Isabel; she gave the character a unique style that was very enjoyable… …actors and filmmakers who can make the viewers feel that involved in a film have rare talent indeed – the kind of talent that [one] doesn’t come by every day.
-Ellen E Jones
15 Minutes With
– Michael D McClellan