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Merlin Merton

Merlin Merton has been heavily involved in film since 2008. He went on to direct corporate videos as the Head of Media at MIFTA and for the magazine Drapers, and wrote/directed a feature Crashcourse: On The State of Being (2012).

Merlin’s venture into producing led to the establishment of Blue Shadows Films which has just completed post on a short Gift From God and is pending on festival results. Under the same company, he is now producing Donʼt Forget Your Hat, and entering production mid-November. He is also developing a sci-fi feature with Varun Raman and Tom Hancock, looking to enter production in late 2015.

On the side, he has been a floor runner at McCann-Erickson and worked in submissions at the Rome Independent Film Festival. Since co-writing a pilot for a French miniseries French Leave, he has focused on gaining experience in development and acquisitions at some of the UK's biggest production companies including Heyday Films and Ealing Studios.

Short film credits


Gift from God

United Kingdom | Aug 2013 | 9:30
Montgomery, a bereaved old man, recounts the life of his murdered grandson. The time has come for revenge, and it's going to be nasty. Home video foot...
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