Writer, Filmmaker, Comedian
Meghan Ross is an Austin-based writer, producer, director, comedian, and activist. She loves to create comedy that has as much heart as humor while making social issues more accessible than miserable. She’s part of the Blackmagic Collective Emerging Filmmaker Initiative and was also selected for 2022 Women at Sundance Adobe Fellowship, Sundance Episodic Lab 2021-2022, and 2022 NewNarratives grant from NewFilmmakers LA & Warner Bros. Discovery’s OneFifty for her half-hour comedy Here to Make Friends (also her personal tagline).
Her previous shorts premiered on The New Yorker and made their Best of 2020 list: If You Ever Hurt My Daughter, I Swear to God I’ll Let Her Navigate Her Own Emotional Growth featuring narration by Jon Hamm (nominated for The Webby Awards), and Finally a Female Presidential Candidate Likable Enough For Men featuring narration by Rachel Bloom.
From 2020-2021, she hosted the Instagram Live series No One Asked For This, interviewing guests about social injustices in our world that no one asked for, while performing activities at an average-to-below-average skill level that no one asked for. From 2015-2020, she hosted, wrote, and produced That Time of the Month, an award-winning late night show with an all-women-and-non-binary lineup.
Her writing has been published in VICE, Reductress, The Toast, IFC, TV Without Pity, Slackjaw, and more. She frequently hosts and performs at events for progressive causes, was a lead organizer for Swing Left Austin, and can register you to vote in Travis County.
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