Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Morgan Dameron first picked up a video camera at age eight and has not set one down since.

While in high school, she was awarded the Women in Film and Television in Kansas City's "Trailblazer Award" for Up and Coming Women in Film in 2007. She received a Trustee scholarship to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, where she graduated summa cum laude and was the recipient of the Renaissance Prize, given to students exhibiting excellence in two divergent fields of study, and the Discovery Award, honoring students whom excel in the creative arts.

As a director and writer, Dameron's short films have been selected to play at film festivals worldwide. In 2011, she was awarded "Best Young Filmmaker" at AMC Theatre's Kansas City Film Festival for her short film, "It Was Like That." She currently works at Bad Robot Productions, which has produced such films as Star Trek Into Darkness, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 

She misses winter and lives in Los Angeles.