Meredith Edwards is an award-winning film director based in Los Angeles. Her second feature film, Bite Me, a subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her, is premiering at Cinequest on March 9th, 2019. 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 twelve years. Hailing from the North Carolina coast, she's always had an awareness and sharp eye for life's complexities and hilarities. 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, where she spent ten years developing her craft as a director. In 2018, Meredith moved back to Los Angeles where she is excited to expand her film career. Meredith is most interested in spiritually transcendent work that connects people deeper to themselves, their community, the world and beyond.
Meredith is a certified life coach who has been integrating her experience in the creative arts and healing arts to facilitate classes, workshops, and experiential projects over the past seven years. 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 leading circles, workshops, and trainings for women around the world. She's been a speaker, panelist, teacher, 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.