Megan uses talent to break into acting world

MEGAN Hill has starred in the X-Files, Supernatural and The Magicians and her acting career is only just taking off.

Within two weeks of leaving Toowoomba to live in Vancouver, Ms Hill was signed up with one of the top talent agencies in Canada, Characters.

The 23-year-old said she was grateful to have such an established career while so young and describes her journey as a whirlwind.

YOUNG ACTRESS: After graduating from the University of Southern Queensland Megan Hill left Toowoomba to kick-start her acting career overseas.
YOUNG ACTRESS: After graduating from the University of Southern Queensland Megan Hill left Toowoomba to kick-start her acting career overseas.

"I really hit the ground running. I was still suffering from jet lag when I started going to my first meetings with talent agents," she said.

"The film industry works a lot faster here; there's an urgency to everything.

"So you really have to be on top of your game all of the time.

"There's also a lot more competition for work, so a lot of my first few months in Vancouver was dedicated to making myself as competitive as possible in the North American market."

She said featuring in the X-Files revival series was an inspiring experience.

Megan Hill acting on Supernatural.
Megan Hill acting on Supernatural.

"There was a definite vibe around this project. We all knew we were a part of something special, part of a television legacy," she said.

"There's such a huge fan base for the show and a real love of the characters, Mulder and Scully.

"To be a part of that culture was amazing."

Ms Hill also has other exciting projects coming up this year.

Megan Hill on set of the X-Files.
Megan Hill on set of the X-Files.

She is set to feature in a film due for release later this year and the upcoming film Borealis.

"It's been an incredible journey so far," she said.

"Acting is my love.

"I have given it my all, every single day, and so far I have been rewarded with some incredible opportunities that I never imagined."

To find out more about Ms Hill visit meganpetahill.com.


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