Meredith Hama-Brown is a writer, actor and director from Vancouver, British Columbia. Her work as a director has taken part in various international film festivals including: Palm Springs Shortfest, Shnit, Fantastic Fest, and Fantasia International Film Festival. In 2018 she was awarded the Telus ‘Sea to Sky’ Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival for her film ‘Broken Bunny’.
As an actor, she has appeared in a number of independent films and commercials. She has worked with several notable directors including Vincent Haycock, Sophie Jarvis and Matthew Tichenor. Her work as an actor has screened worldwide at various festivals, including Vancouver International Film Festival, Morbido Film Festival (Mexico), Seattle International Asian American Film Festival and New Renaissance Film Festival (Amsterdam) where she was nominated for Best Actress. She also has begun to delve into the comedic world of improvisation and is currently studying at Blind Tiger Improv.
In her work as both a director and actor, she likes to explore complex psychological themes. Her projects as a writer/director often centre around the issues of power dynamics in a relationship, identity and mortality.