About

Photo by Bao Ngo
Photo by Bao Ngo

Maegan Houang is a writer/director based in Los Angeles. She recently finished working on the Starz show Counterpart as a staff writer on Season Two for which she wrote episode 207 "No Strings Attached" and co-wrote the series finale "Better Angels" with creator/showrunner Justin Marks. Maegan has also directed several acclaimed music videos for artists such as Mitski, Charly Bliss, Chastity Belt and Skylar Spence. In 2018, she received a VSCO Voices Creator Grant to direct a short film she wrote In Full Bloom starring Kieu Chinh (The Joy Luck Club). It recently premiered at the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival. 


Press

Interview in From the Intercom


"Chatroom" by Charly Bliss in Directors Notes

VSCO Journal on In Full Bloom / Trailer Premiere

2018 VSCO Voices Creator Grant Recipient

Interview with Access Ventures for VSCO Voices

#3 on Fact Magazine's 10 Best Videos of 2016 List

UKMVA Nomination for Best Pop Video - Newcomer 2016

#13 & #38 in Stereogum's Best Videos of 2016 List

Featured Unsigned Director in 1.4

Two Videos in Promo TV's Best Narrative Videos of 2016

Featured New Director in Shots Magazine

Videostatic's Best Music Videos of January 2016

On 1.4's Long List for Brilliant Filmmaking in 2015

Audience Award at the 2015 Los Angeles Music Video Festival

"Black Sail" by Chastity Belt in Directors' Notes


Contactmaegan@americanpainkillers.com
Twitter: @houangm
Instagram: houangm