Meegan May

Crime • Drama • Sci-Fi

In 2042, where not even your past is safe from surveillance, Sarah Russo must infiltrate the government to uncover a conspiracy and save her mother.


VIEWERS is a Sci Fi drama series about Sarah Russo, a young woman who must infiltrate the oppressive International Bureau of Investigation (IBI) in order to uncover a conspiracy and clear her mother’s name. Set in 2042, Sarah’s world is one where your every present moment is captured by oppressive …

About Meegan May

Meegan May is a freelance writer originally from Launceston, Tasmania. Now living in Melbourne, Meegan completed her Master of Screenwriting at the VCA in 2016, where she won Best Script for the TV series VIEWERS.

VIEWERS was shortlisted in the Australian Writers’ Guild’s John Hinde Award, 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 the Afghanistan conflict, Meegan spent nearly five years working in military intelligence, where one of her roles included producing content for print and radio both in Australia and overseas. A sitcom based on her time in military intelligence called THE TASKFORCE, was long listed in the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Prime Time competition alongside VIEWERS.

Meegan is also developing a comedy web series about soul-stealing gingers called TWINGERS with co-writer Lauren Anderson and producer Hayley Adams. TWINGERS was recently shortlisted for funding under Screen Australia’s Hot Shots Plus initiative and received $5000 platinum sponsorship from Savage rentals.

Meegan has worked as a notetaker for Princess Pictures and The Two Jons, and has undertaken a Film Victoria funded placement on the Roadshow Rough Diamond produced ROMPER STOMPER TV series. She currently works as a Script Co-ordinator.

She is presently undertaking a year long artists residency at ACMI X as part of the ACMI X and VCA & MCM’s Artist Studio Program, which she is using to develop her TV projects including thriller THE ANALYST, about a former analyst who spots a wanted terrorist on the streets of Melbourne.

Australian Screenwriter Meegan May
Meegan May