Megan Hessenthaler

Multi-disciplinary storyteller. 


Megan is a writer/director whose work is focused in narrative, comedic short works. She earned a BA in Film from Emerson College and MFA in Film from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Her films and multi-channel installaions have been exhibited in various domestic and International festivals. Her body of work includes experiments in celluloid, documentaries about travel and non-traditional living, stop-motion animations, and most recently queer romantic comedies. She teaches filmmaking anywhere from community centers to graduate schools. In addition to her passion for teaching and telling great stories she gets life from her activist marching band, tiny monster daughter, and queer collective house in Brooklyn, NY.



BA, Emerson College

MFA, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee