Meredith Edwards is an award-winning film director newly based in Los Angeles after a decade in New York. She is currently in post-production on her second feature film, Bite Me, slated to release in the winter of 2018. Her first feature film, Imagine I'm Beautiful, took home twelve awards on the film festival circuit, including five Best Pictures and Best Director. The film was distributed theatrically by Candy Factory Films.
Meredith has been working professionally in the arts for over a decade. Hailing from the North Carolina coast, she's always had an awareness and sharp eye for life's complexities and detail. Meredith graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Roehampton University in London with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. In 2007, she moved to Los Angeles where she earned her SAG card and reclaimed her voice as an artist. In 2008, she moved to New York and has been working as a renaissance woman ever since. Recently, Meredith moved back to Los Angeles where she is excited to expand her career as a filmmaker. As an artist and story teller, Meredith is interested in the gray areas, specifically shedding light on the dark ones. She's not afraid to dive deep or get dirty and is inspired to share stories that open people's eyes and shake them to the core.
In addition to her life in the arts, Meredith is a certified life coach, registered yoga teacher and spiritual counselor by nature. In both private and large group settings, she holds transformational sessions that connect people deeper to themselves, their community, and the world. Meredith received her CPC, Certified Professional Coach accreditation through the International Coach Federation under the supervision of Richard Michaels and Madhu Maron of Leadership that Works' Coaching for Transformation. She received her 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher training in Ubud, Bali through Frog Lotus Yoga and is Reiki 1 certified. Meredith worked closely with Chris Maddox and The Wild Woman Project facilitating circles, workshops, and trainings for women around the world. She's been a speaker, panelist, facilitator, and meditation guide for several organizations across the country and on the web.
Meredith's work across all platforms is largely inspired by music (her true love), imagination, and the divine in all things.