Megan Brotherton is a Los Angeles based director-writer-performer who is known for her ability to work fluidly with improvisers and comedians, while never losing sight of story. She earned her MFA from Harvard, which included a 3-month residency at the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia. She writes and performs sketch and improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade and directs shorts for Funny Or Die.
Megan‘s short films EVERYBODY DOES IT and BUTTERCUP have earned rave reviews and awards including Audience Choice, Best Comedy, and Best Narrative Short. BUTTERCUP was selected as one of nine films to tour the US and Canada as part of LunaFest 2018 and one of five films selected to screen in Beijing.
Women in Film chose Megan to direct the PSA “I Don’t Know How” for Access Books. Megan‘s other work includes a pilot that she wrote and directed called LAST NIGHT, a short documentary about a Ugandan Olympic athlete, seasons 1 & 2 of GOLDEN CALIFORNIA, and several online commercials.