Eric Daniel Metzgar

Brooklyn, New York, United States


Eric Daniel Metzgar is a Brooklyn, New York-based filmmaker. He owns and operates Merigold Moving Pictures. In 2005, he completed his first documentary feature-length film, "The Chances of the World Changing", which he directed, produced, shot and edited. For his direction of the film, Eric was nominated for a 2007 Independent Spirit Award. The film was broadcast as part of PBS’s POV series in 2007. It has screened in numerous festivals around the world and has won several awards. Eric’s latest documentary, "Life. Support. Music.", will travel the film festival circuit in 2008. His third film, Reporter, following Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof through Congo and Rwanda, has just begun post-production. Eric is also an award-winning cinematographer and has shot for several Oscar-nominated directors.