Mari Meyer is a writer, journalist, filmmaker and actor. She holds a BA in Journalism and completed the 3 Year Conservatory program at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York.
As a journalist, she has over ten years of experience in news, art and entertainment journalism, both in the Netherlands and in the U.S. She works freelance as a news editor for four major Dutch newspapers including De Volkskrant and Algemeen Dagblad, does copy and script editing, translates for Vice Media titles, and has written for Broadly and Gothamist, amongst other publications. Writing and translating samples are available upon request.
She is producer and director of VAGILANT, a short documentary film about the Women's March on Washington and was the lead producer on music video project A Whole New World. She co-wrote, produced and starred in The Soothing System, an award winning narrative short film. In 2018, Female Filmmakers Fuse Film Festival in Los Angeles named her Filmmaker of the Year.
Mari is currently writing and developing Off The Ground, a narrative digital series about musicians in New York, as well as a narrative LGBTQ+ series that centers around a female couple who are starting a family. Her short film script At Midnight was a finalist in the 2019 AT&T Hello Lab competition. She is a member of Women in Film, serves as a reader for the annual Austin Film Festival Script Competition and is a screening committee member of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival. She lives in Los Angeles.