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Megan Smart – Stonefish and MC
Smart is an established actress in her own right, professionally trained at WAAPA and attending Cinefest Oz in the past with films she has starred in. Now she debuts as a director with her first short, Stonefish. Megan Smart attended the Academy-accredited, MIFF as a special guest and esteemed ambassador with the feature Measure for Measure in which she stared alongside Hugo Weaving. This film also screened at the Busan International Film Festival. Some of Megan’s other most notable acting credits include ABC/BBC’s Wakefield, ABC’s Harrow and feature film Breath directed by Simon Baker, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.