Merete is a writer and award-winning documentary filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. Her first feature-length documentary, TINY: A Story About Living Small, premiered at SXSW in 2013 and has been broadcast on TV in the US and abroad via Al Jazeera America, the Canadian Broadcasting Channel and Australia's LifeStyle network. TINY screened in over 80 venues worldwide and was ranked as one of the most popular independent films on both iTunes and Netflix upon its release in 2014 by First Run Features. Merete's short films have been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic and VICE. In addition to her independent film work, she has produced and directed episodes of the VICELAND TV series Weediquette as well as branded content and editorial segments for clients including GE, Toyota Prius, and Conde Nast Entertainment. Merete studied Writing & Literature at Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, which was founded by Allen Ginsberg and a former Tibetan Buddhist monk by the name of Chogyam Trungpa. She has also taught writing and filmmaking at Bronx Community College.
Flavorwire: “How to Write Your Own History”
Urban Green NYC: “Director Q&A: TINY Tells a Big Story”
Filmmaker Magazine: “A Collective Will”
Indie Wire: “DOC NYC Women Directors: Meet Merete Mueller”
Sierra Club Radio: “Merete Mueller on Living Tiny”