Eric Merola – Writer, Director and Producer
Today, Eric Merola is an internationally award-winning documentary filmmaker.
Eric is also a professional painter painting giant 6 to 8 foot paintings using oil on canvas.
After moving to New York City to pursue his painting career, he switched gears and became a motion graphics designer and animator and was commissioned by various TV & film clients including WE Network, Fuel TV and Speed Channel. He was also employed as animation director for Flickerlab in New York City where he worked on projects for Comedy Central and A&E.
In 2007, Eric became aware of Dr Stanislaw Burzynski and decided that his was a ‘story that must be told’. And so, armed with over decade of experience, he set about producing, writing and directing his first documentary. Three years later, BURZYNSKI, THE MOVIE was released.
BURZYNSKI quickly attracted widespread distribution and many awards including Best Documentary 2011 on the Documentary Channel, 2 Audience Awards at the HumanDoc Festival in Warsaw 2011 and the Humanitarian Vision Award at the Newport Beach Film Festival. It also received favorable reviews from The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and Variety, and granted Mr. Merola a guest appearance on the DR. OZ SHOW.
In 2013, Eric released his second documentary: BURZYNSKI: CANCER IS SERIOUS BUSINESS, PART II (2013) which has premiered in various film festivals. It was released on June 1, 2013 on TV and internet On Demand in over 200 million homes in 6 countries—under a major international distribution deal. In 2014, it won the top Audience Award at the Sedona International Film Festival.
Merola’s third documentary, SECOND OPINION: LAETRILE AT SLOAN-KETTERING, opened theatrically United States in Fall of 2014, and is now available on DVD, Blu-ray or to rent or buy On Demand.
(2017) THE GOD CELLS: A FETAL STEM CELL JOURNEY
Eric released his 4th documentary, THE GOD CELLS: A FETAL STEM CELL JOURNEY, in 2017.
* Did you watch The God Cells and it inspired you to seek fetal stem cell therapy? Email me as I’m planning a few trips in 2019 working on a sequel to “The God Cells”. (Click the contact page to email me or email direct @ eric(at)ericmerola.com).
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