About The Director - Eric Merola
Eric Merola began his career as a motions graphics designer and animator after founding Merola Productions 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 Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi, MoveOn(.org), Comedy Central and A&E.
In 2007, while building an animated sequence for Michael Moore’s feature documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story”, 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 and 2 Audience Awards at the HumanDoc Festival in Warsaw 2011. It also received favorable reviews from The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and Variety.
Eric has since completed his second documentary - BURZYNSKI: CANCER IS SERIOUS BUSINESS, PART II (2013) which has premiered in various film festivals. It's due for public release (TV and internet On Demand) in June of 2013—under a major North American distribution deal.
Eric Merola's only efforts within the film industry are those listed in this bio as well as IMDB:
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(2011) 2-DVD Extended Edition Set: Part I
Chapter 1 Film Clip (0:00-3:18)