Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Meghie worked as a public relations agent in the fashion industry in New York City prior to returning to school to get a degree in screenwriting. Her feature film debut, Jean of the Joneses, premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2016. The film received a nomination for Best First Screenplay at the Independent Spirit Awards two Canadian Screen Award nominations at the 5th Canadian Screen Awards in 2017, including a nod for Meghie in the Best Original Screenplay category.
In 2018 Meghie's film The Weekend premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. That same year she announced her following film would be American Princess, a cross-cultural comedy starring Issa Rae about an American woman who falls into British high society.
- "Canadian director Stella Meghie on how her indie film led her to Hollywood". CTV News, September 13, 2016.
- "‘Jean of the Joneses’ Director Stella Meghie Is One to Watch". Ebony, October 21, 2016.
- "Stella Meghie makes her directorial debut with Jean of the Joneses". Q, November 16, 2016.
- Boykin, Eboni (March 11, 2016). "SXSW 2016 Women Directors: Meet Stella Meghie – 'Jean of the Joneses'". Retrieved July 20, 2016.
- "The Canadian Screen Awards nominations are out!". Now, January 17, 2017.
- Kit, Boris; Ford, Rebecca (July 20, 2016). "Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson to Star in 'Everything Everything' (Exclusive)". Retrieved July 20, 2016.
- ANDERSON, TRE'VELL. "Stella Meghie and Sasheer Zamata bring the black rom-com to Toronto with 'The Weekend'". Retrieved 12 September 2018.
- Kit, Boris. "Issa Rae to Star in Paul Feig Comedy 'American Princess' (Exclusive)". Retrieved 20 October 2018.
|This article about a Canadian film director is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|