Megan Seely is an award-winning writer/director/actress who has honed her ability to use dark comedy to reveal unspoken everyday truths.
Her most recent short, My Loyal Audience, which she wrote, directed and starred in, won the favorite film of the 2017 Catalina Film Festival and best Emerging Filmmaker at the 2018 Sunscreen Film Festival, and has played across the nation, recently at the Oscar-qualifying 2018 Florida Film Festival, Newport Beach Film Festival, and Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.
She co-wrote The Mad Whale, a feature starring Camilla Belle, Summer Phoenix, Dominic Rains, and James Franco, and has worked closely with Borderline Films (Sean Durkin, Antonio Campos, Josh Mond), Indian Paintbrush (Wes Anderson's company), and the Art of Elysium.
As an actress, she played opposite breakout star Helena Howard in Twist, which premiered in competition at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, on which she also served as co-producer. She studies with Harry Mastrogeorge and can be seen in the upcoming first ever Filipino-American musical feature film Nanay Ko.
Megan received her M.F.A. in Film & Television Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
She is currently in pre-production for her first feature.