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, as well as a queer horror comedy webseries called Real Live Death. Mariel has been selected by the WIFTV’s From Our Dark Side program (2017), the Frontieres Co-production Market (2017), and the Banff World Media Festival (2018). As a producer, Mariel believes in empowering creators and the power of genre cinema to promote social change.