Megan Hattie Stahl

Currently lives and works in Keizer, OR

(971) 241-0373 // meganhstahl@gmail.com // www.meganhattiestahl.com

Megan Hattie Stahl is an emerging documentary filmmaker, video artist and standup comedian. An Oregon native who has spent 3 years living and studying in Paris, France, her work is guided by her cultural curiosity, her fascination with real people and their perspectives, a love for music and a sense of nostalgia. She self-released a cassette tape of home recorded music entitled 9 Bed, No Bath in April 2017.

EDUCATION

April-May 2017

- Radio U Audio Documentary Production Course, Media Institute For Social Change, Portland, OR

- Advanced Music Video Production Workshop, Open Signal, Portland, OR

March 2017

- Found Footage Editing Workshop with Jodi Darby, Open Signal, Portland, OR

- Sony FS7 Advanced Camera Training, Open Signal, Portland, OR

2015 

- Licence (BA-level degree) with honors, Performing Arts: Cinema, Paris Nanterre University, France (Studied Under Delphine Dhilly & Cynthia Delbart)

2013 

- Bachelor of Arts, French, Portland State University, Oregon

 

VIDEO & AUDIO WORK

2017

July

- produced/edited Ok Chorale, a short radio documentary on a local pop-up choir for XRAY FM’s The Non-Profit Hour

- directed/produced/edited music video for Despierta by Filthy Friends, which premiered on Pitchfork and was called “charmingly lo-fi” by Rolling Stone

April produced/edited Passport Immigration Photos, a short radio documentary on a local business 

March produced/edited Be Cute, Now!, an experimental video short created from home videos and found footage

2016

June-present hosted/produced/edited Swinging @ KRS, an interview web-series for Kill Rock Stars

December directed/shot/edited music video for Cabin Love by Rentz Leinbach

November directed/shot/edited promotional video for Kill Rock Stars’ successful Kickstarter campaign Help Kill Rock Stars Make Room In The Office For 2017!

September directed/shot/edited Beauty Changes Lives, a short video made for hairstylist Bridget Elizabeth Clancy’s Vidal Sassoon scholarship application (which she won!)

August 17 edited Horse Power, selected as one of 14 of The Best of The Portland 48 Hour Film Project 2016 and screened at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, OR

July edited promotional drone-shot real estate video Margaret’s Vineyard #3

 

FESTIVALS/SCREENINGS

2017

November Be Cute, Now! will be screened as part of the Olympia Film Festival in Olympia, WA

October Be Cute, Now! will be screened as part of the North Portland Unknown Film Festival at Disjecta in Portland, OR

2016

January short video piece They Told Me To Stop selected and presented at B R O A D C A S T, a video art screening at Killjoy Collective in Portland, OR

 

PERFORMANCES/APPEARANCES

2017

August 25 contributing comedian at Comic Strip at the Funhouse Lounge in Portland, OR

August 9 contributing comedian at U Can Do Anything at Pop Tavern in Portland, OR

August 7 featured comedian at Underground Comedy at Venti’s Basement Bar in Salem, OR

July 21 hosted & introduced a special screening of Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Amélie at the Capitol Theater in Olympia, WA

June 6 competing comedian in the preliminary round of Portland’s Funniest Person at Helium Comedy Club in Portland, OR

April 14 contributing comedian at Comedy Bull at the Brody Theater in Portland, OR

April 8 contributing comedian at Rapid Response at the Siren Theater in Portland, OR

March 28 contributing comedian at Firkin Funny! at The Firkin Tavern in Portland, OR

March 27 contributing comedian at Kelly’s Open Mic All-Stars show at Kelly’s Olympian in Portland, OR

March 7 comedy performance at Alpha Chi Omega Nacho Night, A Benefit for Bradley Angle Shelter in Portland, OR

2016

November 16 contributing comedian at the Sweet n’ Juicy Variety Show at Basil Bar in Portland, OR

November 13 contributing comedian at the Lez Stand Up Comedy School Graduation Show at the Siren Theater in Portland, OR

November 5 contributing comedian at the Art Garage Comedy Hour at Triada in Portland, OR

October 1 special guest comedy spot at Stand-Up Comedy w/ Aidan Park at The Mac Club in McMinnville, OR

August 6 cohost of Stand Up For Art comedy show at Triada in Portland, OR

June 28 contributing comedian at Eight for 8 at the Jade Lounge in Portland, OR

 

RADIO

2016-2017 On-air co-host of advice talk show Is Butter A Carb? on XRAY FM in Portland, OR 

2016 On-air host of French music show La Ligne 8 at XRAY FM in Portland, OR 

2014 On-air host of weekend talk/music show From Paris with Love on Radiomarais in Paris, France

2009-2013 On-air host of music show Haircut Meganomics on KPSU in Portland, OR

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT/TEACHING

2017

July 10-14 taught On Fait Un Film, a filmmaking camp for elementary school students at L’Étoile French Immersion School in Portland, OR

May 26-29 contributing editor for documentary shorts screened as part of the Vanport Mosaic Festival at various venues in Portland, OR

March 29 performer at Portland Piano Day 2017

2016

May 27-30 contributing videographer and editor for documentary shorts screened as part of the Vanport Mosaic Festival at various venues in Portland, OR

November 2016 - April 2017 contributing member of That's What She Said comedy collective in Portland, OR