Megan O’Neill

Megan is currently a consultant to film festivals, including the Tribeca Film Festival, where she is the Associate Shorts Programmer/Animation. She originated and curates an animated program with Whoopi Goldberg that has premiered two Academy Award-winning shorts – Kobe Bryant’s DEAR BASKETBALL and Pixar’s BAO. Megan has 25 years experience acquiring, developing, producing and distributing short-form content. As the head of AtomFilms Studio, she worked with emerging artists and animators on original web productions. She has acquired and/or developed content with Academy Award nominees PES, Jason Reitman, Adam Elliot, Lisa Cholodenko and Bill Plympton, as well as commissioning animation series from Aardman Animation and the JibJab Brothers. She co-founded one of the first US short film distribution companies, Forefront Films, and negotiated the sale of the company to AtomFilms.