Eric Merola

Eric Merola

Eric Merola is an internationally award-winning documentary film director.

Before starting his career in documentary films, Eric began as a motion graphics designer and animator after founding “Merola Productions” and was commissioned by various clients including Fuel TV, WE Network, The Speed Channel, and Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi. He was also employed as an animation director for FlickerLab in New York City, where he worked on projects for Comedy Central and A&E.

In 2007, Eric began production on his first documentary, “Burzynski”, which garnered widespread distribution and won numerous international awards including “Best Documentary of 2011” on The Documentary Channel, two “Audience Awards” at the HumanDoc Film Festival in Warsaw and the “Humanitarian Vision Award” at the Newport Beach Film Festival. This film also received favorable reviews from various press including The Los Angeles Times and Variety, and granted Mr. Merola a guest appearance on The Dr. Oz Show.

Eric has since released a sequel to “Burzynski” in 2013 (“Burzynski: Cancer Is Serious Business, Part II”), which garnered world-wide distribution, and took home the top Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Sedona Film Festival on March 2, 2014.

While working on the Burzynski sequel, he was also producing and directing his 3rd documentary, “Second Opinion: Laetrile At Sloan-Kettering”, which was released in theaters across the USA in 2014.

In 2017, Merola released his 4th documentary, “The God Cells: A Fetal Stem Cell Journey”.

In 2020, Merola released his 5th documentary, “The Andorra Hustle”.

In 2023, Merola released his 6th documentary, “Ukraine: Fetal Stem Cell Pioneers”

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