About Meg Rickards
Meg Rickards most recently directed the feature film Tess, about a Cape Town sex worker. Prior to that, she co-directed the award-winning documentary feature 1994: the bloody miracle. Her miniseries and tele-feature versions of Land of Thirst, which she wrote and directed, were translated into several languages and distributed widely. Meg has also written and directed a number of short films and completed work for television. Meg holds a PhD in Film Studies from the University of Cape Town, studied at London Film School on a Commonwealth Scholarship, and completed the Writers’ and Directors’ programmes at the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam.