awards & accolades

Meeshelle Neal is the first participant in the history of the Whistler Talent Labs to have TWO Projects selected in the same year

She was shortlisted for the prestigious CFC Bell Media Prime Time Writing Program

Awarded the WIDC CBC Films Talent Development Fund
Shortlisted for the Sundance Development Track


Spotlight Image Award – WIFTV
Best Director – Berlin Indie Film Festival,
Best Movie Director North America – Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival
Best Female Filmmaker & Best LGBTQ+ Film – TINFF
Best Experimental – Female Eye Film Festival
Underdog Award – Raindance
Award of Excellence – One-Reeler
Achievement In Filmmaking Best Short Form – Covellite International
Honours List – Women X
Best Short – Oxford
Best LGBTQ – Open Window
Honourable Mention – Berlin
Award of Commendation – Canada Shorts
Best Short – Covellite Film Festival
Cinematography, Editing, Lead Performance – Short Circuit
Audience Choice – Festival Regards Sur Le Cinéma Du Monde


Best Screenplay, Best Female Filmmaker, Best LGBTQ+ Film – Toronto Nollywood
Best LGBTQ+ Film – Oxford
Cinematography, Sound, Performance, & Best Short – Run N’ Gun 48 Hr
Semi-Finalist – San Fran Film Festival
Finalist – Prague Film Festival
Finalist – VIFF
Honorable Mention – Reel Pride