Mercedes Bryce Morgan
DIRECTOR, PRODUCER, WRITER
Mercedes Bryce Morgan 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.
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 400 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 speciality 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.
She is a queer Los Angeles based filmmaker with a BA in Film and Television Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts. Mercedes is represented by Pathfinder and UTA.
Alex Creasia at Pathfinder / 323-443-7870
Anna Berthold & Jordan Lonner at United Talent Agency (UTA) / 310-273-6700
Milorad Dragicevic at United Talent Agency (UTA) / 310-273-6700
Magical Realism. Surrealism.
Dark Humor. Absurdism.
Strong Underdogs. Anti-heroes.
Challenges the Status Quo. Alternative Themes.