The Analyst

Meegan May

Television
Action • Crime

A former Intelligence analyst encounters a man on the streets whom she believes is a wanted terrorist, and must prove who he is before he carries out a deadly terror attack.

Synopsis

LUCY GROVES just wants to be a normal woman. She goes on tinder dates, buys $400 shoes, and drinks cocktails on a Friday night with her workmates from her corporate bank job. But this idealised version of what she thought her life should be does nothing but bore Lucy – …

About Meegan May

Meegan May completed her MFA in Screenwriting from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2016, where she won Best Script for the TV series Viewers. Viewers was shortlisted in the Australian Writers’ Guild’s John Hinde Award for Science Fiction, and, among others, was a Quarter Finalist in Final Draft’s Big Break Competition and the Shore Scripts Screenwriting Competition.

A decorated ex-soldier and veteran of Afghanistan, Meegan spent nearly five years working in military intelligence both in Australia and overseas. A sitcom based on her time in the Army called The Taskforce, was long listed in the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Prime Time competition alongside Viewers.

In 2017, Meegan undertook a year long artists residency at ACMIX, developing a comedy web series about soul-stealing ginger superheroes called Twingers, with co-writer Lauren Anderson. A comedy short set in the world of their web series, called The Ginger Conspiracy, won the 2018 Sydney Road Short Film Festival.

Meegan has undertaken a Film Victoria funded writer’s placement on the Logie award winning Romper Stomper TV series, on which she also acted as Script Coordinator. Meegan regularly works in TV writers rooms and as a script reader, and is a member of the AWG’s Pathways Program.

Most recently, Meegan’s short film script First Words was a Top 5 Finalist in the 2018 BlueCat Screenplay Competition. The short film will be directed and produced by Joel Kohn, who Meegan is collaborating on for the short form series Seeker, currently in development supported Film Victoria and SBS.

In 2019, Meegan will undertake the 2019 Pathways RMIT McCraith House Residency to work on her TV Drama project The Analyst.

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