Alex Meader is an award winning writer and director who has been telling stories across many different mediums for almost a decade. His body of work includes feature films, short films, TV Commercials, branded content, music videos, and virtual reality.
Meader directed his first feature "5th Street" in 2012. After touring the festival circuit "5th Street" was purchased for distribution and released in 2013. His films have been featured in a wide range of film festivals across the country including SoCal Film Fest, Arizona Film Festival, Young Cuts International, LA Comedy Fest, and the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival.
Meader’s extensive commercial directing experience has included brands such as Chevy, YouTube, HyperX, Wonderful Pistachios, Jacuzzi, Denso and Major League Gaming. He was recently honored by the American Advertising Federation of Orange County with an Addy award for his writing and directing work on “One Small Piece” a commercial for automotive manufacturer Denso.
Over the last two years, Meader has been focusing his attention on the realm of virtual reality and the immense potential it has for storytelling. His first foray into VR was a collaboration with Connor Hair on his short film “Real” where he contributed to the writing process and helped produce the film. Following this Alex and Connor collaborated as co-directors on a piece of VR branded content for YouTube as part of a program designed to educate brands and agencies about the power of new media and viral marketing.
Meader is extremely passionate about telling stories and brings that passion to every project he directs. He is a strong believer in the power of good preparation and hard work as the keys to executing any project to its fullest potential. He also believes that good collaboration is at the heart of the filmmaking process and that a team that works and communicates well together will always produce the best results.
Connor Hair is a writer, director and award winning cinematographer. After working as a cinematographer on six feature length projects, Connor shifted his focus toward directing virtual reality experiences. His in depth knowledge of camera technology and prior experience directing shorts allowed for a confident transition into this new artform.
In 2015 he directed two short films for virtual reality. The first, titled “Real”, is now doing its festival run and will be released as an app for the Oculus Rift in early 2016. “Real” was his first venture into virtual reality filmmaking and was an experiment in telling stories in this new medium. The second, titled “En Pointe” was selected as a winner of Samsung’s “There in 60 Seconds” contest and had its premiere screening at Sundance.
Connor is constantly experimenting with emerging technology and has a passion for telling stories in unique and innovative ways.
Beth Meberg Beth Meberg has worked in theatre and as a film producer for nearly a decade.
Her unique blend of experience includes commercials, flash mobs, short films, virtual reality experiences, and television.
Beth finds excitement and passion in using her skills to keep the creative process moving forward to completion. She believes that anything is possible through hard work and dedication.