a story about living small

The Filmmakers


Merete Mueller: Co-Director/Producer
Writer, Additional Cinematography, Outreach

Merete is a writer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to her work on TINY, her writing has been published in Yes! Magazine, The Huffington Post, IndieWire, VICE among others. Merete was formerly the Managing Editor of elephant journal, a print magazine she helped to transition to an online publication in 2008, now with a monthly reach of over 8 million readers.

Currently Merete is writing a book, Sink or Swim, based on exaggerated stories from her grandmother’s childhood in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. She works as a freelance producer with VICE Media and other NY-based production companies. She also teaches writing and filmmaking at Bronx Community College and has lectured at universities, schools and community groups around the country on the subjects of DIY storytelling and sustainable design.

Find more info about her work and upcoming projects at meretemueller.com
And on Twitter @meretemueller

 and Instagram


Christopher Smith: Co-Director/Producer
Cinematographer, Editor

Christopher Smith is a documentary director and editor. In addition to his work on TINY, he also edits both feature and short form documentary content, including assisting on the forthcoming documentary by Academy Award winning director of the The Cove, titled 6, and Romeo is Bleeding by Jason Zeldes (editor, 20 ft From Stardom). Christopher studied Cinematography and Producing at the Sydney Film School in Australia and also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration, a BA in philosophy, and a certificate in non-profit management.

He is currently in production on his next project: a feature-length documentary, American ESPionage, about his father’s involvement in the US military’s psychic espionage program during the Cold War.

Follow Christopher on:
facebook: facebook.com/ccarsonsmith

Twitter: @Christopher_C_S
Instagram: @wewantfun