MEG THOMSON

SVP Worldwide Content

Meg Thomson has worked in the film business for over 20 years and has produced feature films, shorts, documentaries, commercials, online content, and events worldwide.

Thomson began her producing career in New York, where she produced MYTH AMERICA dir Galt Niederhoffer, starring Galaxy Craze and Rashida Jones, and where she worked on a number of independent films, including PRIVATE PARTS, THE EVENING STAR, and BIG NIGHT

In 1998, Thomson founded ARCANE PICTURES in London, where she produced independent films such as DOT THE I (UK/Spain, 2005), dir. Matthew Parkhill, starring Gael Garcia Bernal, James D’Arcy and Tom Hardy, MILK (UK, 2001) dir William Brookfield starring Dawn French, James Fleet, and Phyllida Law, with Icon/Sky Movies; and the documentary WILD ART: OLLY & SUZI (UK, 2009) dir. Rupert Murray with BBC Storyville.

In 2010 Thomson moved to Los Angeles and began producing with the LA-based production company MAUNA KEA FILMS, where she produced RACING HEARTS a.k.a. FLYING HOME (Belgium, 2015), dir. Dominique Deruddere, starring Jamie Dornan, which was released by Universal, and SIREN (USA, 2014) dir. Jesse Peyronel, starring Vinessa Shaw and Rob Kazinsky, released by Osiris.

In 2011, Thomson co-founded and served as managing director of ECCHO REMAKES, a company representing the remake rights to successful international feature films.  Eccho Remakes curated a catalogue of over forty feature films and licensed them internationally in key territories worldwide, including Europe Asia, India and the USA.  With Eccho Remakes, Thomson worked with prominant production companies including Nimbus Film (Denmark), Cattleya (Italy), Rodar y Rodar (Spain) and Weidemann & Berg (Germany).   Affiliated companies, Eccho Rights and Eccho Line, continue to curate rights internationally.

Thomson is the executive producer for the social media network HUB CULTURE, where she created an integrated web channel of interviews with thought-leaders.  She is a BAFTA member, active member of the British American Project , and serves on the advisory board of the non-profit GlobalGirl Media.  Thomson graduated from Harvard in Art History, where she was business manager of the Harvard Lampoon.