Cole Meyers is a writer, activist and educator. He is series writer and co-producer of Rūrangi, NZ’s first transgender drama series that was recently selected for the Berlinale Series Marketplace.
He works as a consultant on trans and gender diverse narratives and inclusion in film, television, web series and theatre, including at Shortland Street, where he is currently a dialogue script writer, and has previously worked as a storyliner.
Cole has been on the board of Same Same But Different LGBTQI Writers Festival, where he has been a speaker and curated events, and also on the board of Breaking Boundaries, where he has run workshops on writing, performance and art.
Cole is a regular speaker and interviewee on trans representation, and is passionately focused on supporting the authentic representation, creative opportunities and powerful potential of gender diverse people and people with disabilities in both the screen industry, and in society as a whole.