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MEGAN GRIFFITHS

Megan Griffiths has been a director, writer and producer in the independent film community for over a decade. Her most recent film LUCKY THEM (starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, Oliver Platt and Johnny Depp) had its premiere at the 2013 Toronto Int’l Film Festival and was released by IFC Films. Her previous film, Eden (starring Jamie Chung, Matt O'Leary and Beau Bridges), premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, where it won the narrative Audience Award and the Emergent Female Director award and was picked up by Phase 4. Prior to that, Megan’s film The Off Hours (starring Amy Seimetz, Ross Partridge and Scoot McNairy) premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The Off Hours went on to receive a Special Jury Prize and Best Director award at Spain's Ourense Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award nomination for cinematography before securing distribution through Film Movement. Megan currently serves on the board of the Northwest Film Forum and is an active advocate for sustainable production.