Megan Griffiths

Megan Griffiths is an independent director, writer and producer. She has just completed her sixth feature, Sadie (starring Melanie Lynskey, John Gallagher Jr, Tony Hale, Danielle Brooks and featuring a breakout performance from Sophia Mitri Schloss). She also recently helmed two episodes of the Duplass Brothers’ Room 104 on HBO, and an episode of Graves for EPIX. Her other feature work includes The Night Stalker (starring Lou Diamond Phillips as serial killer Richard Ramirez), Lucky Them (starring Toni Collette, Thomas Haden Church, Oliver Platt and Johnny Depp), Eden (starring Jamie Chung, Matt O’Leary and Beau Bridges) and The Off Hours (starring Amy Seimetz, Ross Partridge and Scoot McNairy).

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Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) Talks with Megan Griffiths (Sadie) for the Talkhouse Podcast

By Colin Trevorrow | October 11, 2018

Colin Trevorrow (Jurassic World) Talks with Megan Griffiths (Sadie) for the Talkhouse Podcast

Trevorrow chats with his friend Griffiths about her new movie Sadie, blockbusters, diversity, "overnight" success, and much more.

WeTalk — Seattle Storytellers: Lynn Shelton and Megan Griffiths

By Ondi Timoner | April 10, 2018

WeTalk — Seattle Storytellers: Lynn Shelton and Megan Griffiths

Ondi Timoner kicks off her new female-centric talk show by sitting down with two longtime friends and cinematic collaborators.

The Pervert/Genius Problem

By Megan Griffiths | January 2, 2018

The Pervert/Genius Problem

Megan Griffiths on what to do with the art created by sexual predators.

The Pervert/Genius Problem

By Megan Griffiths | November 29, 2017

The Pervert/Genius Problem

Megan Griffiths on what to do with the art created by sexual predators.

Escaping Escapism, Or How Political Movies Helped Me Find Hope Again

By Megan Griffiths | April 20, 2017

Escaping Escapism, Or How Political Movies Helped Me Find Hope Again

The Seattle-based writer-director fights her post-election malaise by watching everything from A Face in the Crowd to Falling Down.

I Wasn’t Hired to Direct Into the Forest – Here’s What I Thought of the Film

By Megan Griffiths | August 25, 2016

I Wasn’t Hired to Direct Into the Forest – Here’s What I Thought of the Film

Writer-director Megan Griffiths shares a unique perspective on the experience of watching a film you were considered for, but did not get.

Captain Fantastic and the Question of Role Models

By Megan Griffiths | July 18, 2016

Captain Fantastic and the Question of Role Models

Writer-director Megan Griffiths on Matt Ross' family drama Captain Fantastic, how to raise kids right, and her late mother.

“Never Make Another Movie Again”: Filmmakers Choose Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

By Filmmakers | March 22, 2016

“Never Make Another Movie Again”: Filmmakers Choose Their Favorite Negative User Reviews

Talkhouse Film contributors dig around on IMDb, Amazon, Netflix and more to find the most hilariously outspoken takes on their movies.

Megan Griffiths (Lucky Them) Talks Marielle Heller’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl

By Megan Griffiths | January 12, 2016

Megan Griffiths (Lucky Them) Talks Marielle Heller’s The Diary of a Teenage Girl

A period coming-of-age dramedy, Heller's debut feature is a portrait of adolescence femininity that embraces complexity.

Megan Griffiths (Lucky Them) Talks Jon M. Chu’s Jem and the Holograms

By Megan Griffiths | October 29, 2015

Megan Griffiths (Lucky Them) Talks Jon M. Chu’s Jem and the Holograms

A filmmaker who grew up a fan of the original cartoon series finds a disappointing vision presented in its big-screen remake.

Megan Griffiths (Lucky Them) Talks Chris Messina’s Alex of Venice

By Megan Griffiths | April 22, 2015

Megan Griffiths (Lucky Them) Talks Chris Messina’s Alex of Venice

At a time when dramas are no longer in vogue in Hollywood, indie film is where the great movies are being made about the complexities of human life.