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EDEN, Directed by Megan Griffiths (MFA 2001)

EDEN, Directed by Megan Griffiths (MFA 2001)

Alum directs film about human trafficking in America.


Megan Griffiths has been a director, writer and producer in the independent film community for over a decade.  Her most recent feature film, EDEN, premiered at the 2012 SXSW Film Festival in Austin, where it won the Audience Award Best Narrative Feature and the Emergent Narrative Female Director award. Megan's previous feature, THE OFF HOURS, premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Film Movement.

MeganGriffithsMegan has also worked as a producer, with credits including 2011 Sundance horror/comedy THE CATECHISM CATACLYSM and Lynn Shelton's recent film YOUR SISTER’S SISTER.  In early 2013, she directed LUCKY THEM, starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church and Oliver Platt.  Megan has previously directed nine short films, including NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING, nominated for a Student Academy Award in 2000.  Megan currently serves on the boards of the Northwest Film Forum and the Sustainable Style Foundation.

Megan is a MFA graduate (2001) from the School of Film.