Mercedes Bryce Morgan
 
DIRECTOR, WRITER

Mercedes' feature debut FIXATION will premiere at TIFF in 2022. Her second feature SPOONFUL OF SUGAR will be available on AMC’s Shudder in 2023.

She is an award-winning filmmaker who has directed numerous high-profile actors such as Tiffany Haddish, Idina Menzel, Jenifer Lewis, Miranda Cosgrove, Hayley Kiyoko, Billy Porter, and Todrick Hall among many others.

 

Collectively, her work has over 1.5 billion views.

Mercedes has directed episodic series for different studios such as MGM (“Stargate Origins”), Facebook Watch/ Indigenous Media (“Five Points” Season 2), Snapchat (“Save Me”), New Form/ Eko (“Virtual Morality”), Fullscreen (“FANtasies”), and Project Greenlight/ Adaptive (“Chatterbox”).

Her narrative music videos have gained attention worldwide. “Happier” (Bastille and Marshmello) was nominated in 2019 for a VMA, was #1 on Youtube the day of its release and currently has more than 800 million views. She was also a director on “Forbidden”, Todrick Hall's feature-length visual album, among dozens of other music videos with various artists (CHVRCHES, Marshmello, Slushii, SayGrace, etc.). 

Mercedes has created commercials for brands such as Walmart, Clorox, Unilever/ Degree, Disney, Solo, Amazon, Red Bull, Apple Music, Beats, Google, and Fujifilm. 

Always trying to push the boundaries of narrative, Mercedes has a specialty in interactive content and won the Caucus Award for “Best New Media” in 2015 for weaving together coding and filmmaking. Mercedes also has experience directing VR content for JAUNT VR. 

She shadowed Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad) and Michael Slovis (Game of Thrones) on Sony/ AMC's "Preacher" on its season 3 finale episode.

 

​Mercedes' script, "B1", made Tracking Board/ Launch Pad’s 2017 Hit List, as well as winning runner up at the 2018 Script Pipeline Competition and BET's Project Create. Her script, "ESC" was a 2022 Nichols Finalist.

Always fascinated by integrating new technology into her work, Mercedes also owns a custom-made, motion-control robotic arm business (Anglerbot). 

She is a mixed Latinx Los Angeles based filmmaker with a BA in Film and Television Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. 

Contact

REPRESENTATION

Alex Creasia at Sugar23 / 323-443-7870

Jordan Lonner at United Talent Agency (UTA) / 310-273-6700

Milorad Dragicevic at United Talent Agency (UTA) / 310-273-6700

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Magical Realism. Surrealism.

Dark Humor. Absurdism.

GENRE.

World-Building.

Strong Underdogs. Anti-heroes.

Challenges the Status Quo. Alternative Themes.

Love. Sexuality.