Meg Campbell is an award-winning film and television director who graduated from the NFTS in 2017 with an MA in Directing Fiction. Meg has recently directed seven one hour episodes of the BBC One continuing drama River City and her first feature film, The White Stork, is in development with Creative England, the BFI and BBC Films as part of their emerging talent strand, iFeatures.
Her short film Present, starring acclaimed British actress Sarah Parish premiered on opening night at Rhode Island International Film Festival where Meg was awarded the prize for Best Director. Present, has since screened at numerous film festivals including Encounters where it won the NAHEMI award for Best Short Film. Present also screened at 16 Odeon cinemas as part of the ‘Best Short Films of the Year’ competition and was longlisted for BAFTA’s Best Short Film. Other projects include Rock, starring Emmy award-winning actress Michelle Collins, Maisie, starring Olivier award-winning actress Jill Halfpenny and Bluebird, starring Fiona O’Shaughnessy which premiered in competition at London Short Film Festival.
Meg has created a commercial, Letter From an Old Boy, for Scotland’s largest children’s charity, The Aberlour Trust, which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. She has also directed a 45-second commercial for the ODEON’s social media campaign and a commercial for Centrepoint as part of the Kodak Commercials Competition where she was awarded first prize and was later nominated for a Royal Television Society Award. She is also due to direct two more episodes of River City. Meg is mentored by Nicola Shindler and is represented by Jack Thomas at Independent Talent.