Mariel Scammell is a producer, writer and director based in Montréal, QC. She has produced half a dozen short films which have been presented in Canada and internationally. She is currently developing her first feature, The Lot, which was selected as part of WIFTV’s From Our Dark Side incubator program, and which she pitched at the 2017 Frontieres Co-production Market. She is also the producer of Real Live Death, an upcoming queer horror comedy web-series. As a producer, Mariel believes in empowering creators and the power of genre cinema to promote social change.