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Meg LeFauve

Oscar-nominated Screenwriter

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Meg received an Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay for Pixar’s mega hit Inside Out, for which she also won an Annie Award. Her other Pixar script The Good Dinosaur also received a Golden Globe nomination. She  wrote Captain Marvel and co-hosts the podcast The Screenwriting Life with fellow Pixar writer Lorien McKenna.

The sequel to her Oscar nominated film Inside Out comes out in June 2024.

LeFauve started her career as a producer and President of Jodie Foster’s film company Egg Pictures. During that time, LeFauve produced films which were nominated for an Emmy, a Golden Globe, and was awarded a Peabody for the Showtime film The Baby Dance LeFauve also produced The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys which won the 2003 IFP Spirit Award for Best First Feature.

LeFauve has been a consultant to Screen New South Wales and Screen Australia and has been a mentor at many writing labs, including Cinestory Script Sessions, the Meryl Streep lab, and the Sundance Creative Producer Lab. LeFauve has taught at AFI and served as co-chair of the Graduate Producers Program at UCLA’s School of Film and Television, where she taught master-level story and development classes for over seven years.

Raised in Warren, OH, LeFauve graduated from the Syracuse University Newhouse School and currently lives in Studio City, CA with her husband and two sons.