MEGAN WILLIAMS – RESUME

M:   +61 411 510 676

E:    megan@meganwilliams.com.au

W:   meganwilliamswriter.com

PRODUCING EXPERIENCE

Perfect Messy Love (Screen Queensland Funded Web Series – Rom Com) (Release 12th Dec, 2020) – Writer/Producer

An aspiring romance author tests her theories of perfect love when she develops an interest in her house swap partner while writing her first novel, only to find the man that could be her true love is anything but perfect, but the messy life that develops from their budding romance might be.

Showdown (Short Film) (Released online Jan, 2020) – Producer

A world champion meets his match at the local coin tossing competition.

 

WRITING EXPERIENCE

Last Priestess of Avalon (Feature – Historical Drama)

A High Priestess of Avalon must find a way to ensure the safety of the grail and her people’s ancient bloodline of the Light, against a medieval bishop’s desire to destroy their culture and take the grail for himself.

Awards:

  • Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship 2018 – Quarterfinalist
  • Shore Scripts 2017 – Quarterfinalist
  • Scriptdoctor Contest of Contest Winners 2017 – Top 10
  • Scriptapalooza Fellowship 2017 – Top 12

Two Hours From – Optioned (Feature – Psychological Thriller)

After her husband’s mysterious death, a struggling mother decides to move to the country, only to find she is challenged to extremes to protect her children, animals and land from an old bushman, who knows no limits.

Awards:

  • Finalist – AACTA Isolation Pitch Competition 2020
  • Shore Scripts 2019 – Semi finalist
  • Truant (Animal Logic) Screenplay Competition 2019 – Honourable Mention

 Sinjun (TV Series – Drama; 4 x 1hr) (in development)

An Australian horseman finds himself in the fight for his life to save his livelihood and herd from the harsh Australian outback, with only his horse to save him.

Godmother (Feature – Psychological Thriller)

A runaway teenager’s quest for freedom turns into the fight for her life, after she joins the home of a spiritual leader known as ‘Godmother’.

Watermaker (Returnable TV Series – Drama, Fantasy) (in development)

A young orphaned girl breaks the drought in an Australian outback town when she discovers her innate ability to make water from a single drop to have a swim, after she is taken from her loving home in a cloistered commune of alternatives, into the Outback to live with her aunt and uncle.

Fallen Goddess (Returnable TV Series – Drama, Fantasy, Magic Realism) (in development)

A young goddess is busted back to Earth and made mortal after her parents decide she needs to grow up and get ready to lead her own realm and with only her handmaid for company, she must navigate the perils of a modern world, to prove she is ready to go home.

 

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Self-Employed Management Consultant & Contractor (Human Resources) – (1998 – 2009)

Over 19 years experience as a manager and leader of people related processes and initiatives around Human Resources and ‘people work’.  This has been achieved in roles such as HR Generalist, HR Advisor, Change Manager, Organisation Development Consultant and Change & Communications Manger.  Broad range of industry experience including Mining, Energy, Media, Banking and Finance, Manufacturing, Sales and Customer Service, Wholesaling, Retailing, and Information Technology.  Consulted to government and industry.

Personal Growth Counsellor – Own practice (2009 – 2015)

Six years supporting people with career and life coaching and counselling including goals setting, grief and loss, financial, dependency and relationship matters.

Waters Publishing & Multimedia Pty Ltd (Own Company)  (2015 – 2020)

Blogging, Podcasting and Screenwriting projects. (as above)

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma Professional Counselling – AIPC                                                                  2006
  • Graduate Certificate in Creative Writing – QUT                                                        2001
  • Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Bond University        1995
  • Bachelor Business (HR/IR) – University of South Australia                                   1992

 

RELEVANT COURSES

  • Screen Canberra – TV Pod Accelerator Programme                                                    2020

 

AFFILIATIONS

  • Associate Member – Screen Producers Australia
  • Associate Member – The Australian Writers Guild
  • Member – Screenworks