Meeshelle “Meesh” Neal is an award-winning filmmaker. Check out her imdb for a list of credits.
Her novella BETWIXT is available on Amazon.
She wrote, starred in, and produced the short films MENTAL (2017) (*BravoFACT recipient *Winner Achievement in Filmmaking *Winner Award of Excellence *Winner Underdog Award *Winner Best Short Experimental *Winner of 2 Leo Awards, (Nominated for 5) & THERAPY (2011) *Winner Audience Choice, (Nominated for 2 Leo’s) and is the director of the short films CHECK (2018) *Winner Best Short & LADIES DON’T WEAR SLACKS (2018) *Nominated for 4 Awards at the Run & Gun 48 HR Screening
Meeshelle’s current project is the short film version of Sweet Release which has been shot and is currently in post-production.
DIRECTOR | WRITER ~Meeshelle Neal
Synopsis: In stopping death from taking the love of her life, a headstrong and passion-
ate woman accidentally halts all of humanity from dying. Haunted by the consequences of her actions, she learns that maintaining life at any cost might not be worth it in the end.
Themes: This story is as much about celebrating life and love as it is about provoking questions surrounding our relationship with medicine and how to think ethically around its advancements.
Meeshelle has attended workshops such as the Storyhive & CWWA Career Accelerator Program and the WIDC Career Advancement Module as well as the Story & Leadership intensive. She is mentored by Gary Harvey and is currently in pre-production on her third narrative short as well as development on her first feature SWEET RELEASE.
BOTH short films she directed last year premiered at the Covellite International Film Festival (2018) with CHECK taking home a Best Short award.
Meesh has multiple TV series and features optioned as well as poems and short stories published. Her debut novella BETWIXT can be found on many different platforms (there is a feature film script already attached).
Meesh has been blogging over at M&J along with Jax Smith for the past few years. The posts that end with ~M were written by her (with input from Jax) and visa versa the ones ending in ~J were written by Jax (with input from Meesh). Together they were co-heads of Creative Services for JBA.
Leo nominated, Meeshelle enjoys being a highly proactive member of the Vancouver Film & TV community both in front of and behind the scenes.
She served on the board for WIFTV.