Megan Griffiths has been a director, writer and producer in the independent film community for over a decade. She recently completed *The Night Stalker,* a thriller starring Lou Diamond Phillips as real-life serial killer Richard Ramirez. Her previous 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. Prior to that, her 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.
Megan’s breakout 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 has also worked as a producer on films for Robinson Devor (*Zoo*), Lynn Shelton (*Your Sister’s Sister*) and Todd Rohal (*The Guatemalan Handshake, The Catechism Cataclysm, Rat Pack Rat *and the forthcoming *Sweet Cheeks*). Megan serves on the board of the Northwest Film Forum and is an active advocate for sustainable production.
She was the recipient of the 2012 Stranger Genius Award for Film, was named the 2013 City Arts Film Artist of the Year, and received the 2015 Seattle Mayor’s Award for Film.