b. Toronto, Canada
Stella Meghie is a Canadian writer and director who helmed the comedy-drama The Weekend, starring Sasheer Zamata and Dewanda Wise, the Amandla Stenberg vehicle Everything, Everything and the critically acclaimed comedy-drama Jean of the Joneses, which aired on TV One. Her next project, the romantic drama The Photograph, stars Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield and will premiere Valentine’s Day 2020.
The Weekend (2019)
Nominated, Film Independent Spirit Award, Best First Screenplay