Ann Megalla is an independent producer/director and broadcast professional delivering high quality screen content for film, television and digital platforms. Ann’s creativity emphasises a passion that runs through her work: to tell stories that portray the resilience of the human spirit for positive change.
Ann’s career in television began in 1998 at FOXTEL. For over ten years she built a dynamic track record in creative producing-directing roles for leading broadcasters including The National Geographic Channel (AU), UKTV/BBC Studios (AU), and ABCTV. During this time she was also based in London and Dublin freelancing for ITV and RTÉ. Ann has been commended for her promotions work winning several international PROMAX Awards.
As an independent producer/director of documentary and factual entertainment, Ann integrates multiple disciplines where creative storytelling, marketing, and anthropology play an instrumental role in her approach.
Her most recent credits include: social impact reality series Go Back To Where You Come From Live (CJZ Productions and SBSTV 2018), arts & culture webdoc series Rafik Majzoub: Memoirs of a Screw (Future TV, Lebanon), arts & culture documentary feature Remembering Palestine (2019 release). She is also in development of science/entertainment factual series The Spectacle and biopic feature The Sentimental Girl.
Ann is recipient of SBS Diversity Talent Escalator Program 2018, World Congress of Science and Factual Producers Bursary Program 2018, and was selected as Screen Producers Association ‘Ones To Watch’ Mentorship Program winning the sought after Professional Development Award in 2017.
Ann is Australian of Egyptian heritage with a BA (Hons.) in Anthropology from Macquarie University, and Grad. Dip. in Interactive Multimedia from University of Technology Sydney.