FILM BIO : : MEGAN SPENCER

For over 20 years Megan Spencer has been a professional film critic, documentary filmmaker, arts writer and broadcaster, well-known to audiences in her home country Australia.

From 1998 – 2008 Megan worked for the national triple j radio network for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) as resident film critic, where she reviewed thousands of films from all over the world and interviewed hundreds of actors and filmmakers; from 2004-2006 she worked as a host and critic of SBS Television’s ‘The Movie Show’ – where she also covered the 2004 Berlinale – and in 2007 she was a judge on Fox TV’s Project Greenlight Australia.

She has also judged countless film festivals, worked as artistic director for film festivals and taught film around Australia.

Megan now works as a freelance writer, photographer and social media consultant, and presents her own Breakfast program for ABC Local Radio in regional Victoria.

She counts Werner Herzog among her favorite filmmakers and ‘Mad Dog Morgan’ as one of her favorite Australian films from the 1970s.

Find out more about her at: http://www.themeganspencer.com/