Independent filmmaker, Michael Meredith, will visit the Media and Communications Arts Department to talk about his recent film, “The Open Road,” starring Justin Timberlake and Jeff Bridges. Come see some footage from this film and ask questions about writing and directing independent films in this present film market.
DATE: Thursday, February 26th
TIME: 12:30 – 2PM
PLACE: #291 SHEPARD HALL, CCNY/CUNY, 140TH and Convent Avenue, New York
Michael Meredith, Filmmaker
Michael is an American independent filmmaker whose feature film credits include Three Days of Rain (2002), Land of Plenty (2004) and the soon to be released The Open Road (2009). Upon graduation from the University of Texas, Meredith accepted a two-year apprenticeship at the acclaimed Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. He later received a graduate degree from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts in England. His passion for theater, art and literature has informed both his storytelling and his visual sensibilities. He's worked closely with acclaimed filmmaker Wim Wenders and has also directed actors such as Jeff Bridges, Peter Falk, Blythe Danner, Mary Steenburgen, Ted Danson, Lyle Lovett and Justin Timberlake. Michael is currently writing a new feature film and managing his New York based production company, Maximon Pictures.