Merass is the Man with a Movie Camera. A multi-award-winning independent director and producer in his own right, Merass brings a filmmaker’s eye to everything that he produces, adding artistry and craft to even the most straightforward pieces.
After completing his undergraduate degree at Université Saint-Joseph in Beirut, Merass went on to take his Masters at the Sorbonne in Paris, completing his studies at the New York Film Academy. Following graduation, Merass went on to work on indie productions and direct music videos, grabbing glowing reviews in the music press along the way.
Merass’ latest multi-award-winning and Festival-nominee shorts include I Shot Einstein, a documentary highlighting the life of photographer Marilyn Stafford, and Elwoods Ark, a short fiction filmed in Brighton. Merass also directed and edited acclaimed TV series, such as Valet Parking starring Mohamad Akil (Four Lions), music videos for global music labels like Ninja Tune and branded content for both bluechip organisations (British Petroleum, Barclays, JP Morgan) and UK-based institutions (British Council, Royal Opera House and Goldsmiths University).