a story about living small


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Merete Mueller
speakthunderfilms [at] gmail [dot] com

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Recent Media Coverage



Outside Magazine: “Tiny Houses: Smaller Than Life” (August 21, 2014)

USA Today: “Living Small: Tiny Houses get Big- and Small-Screen Love” (July 30, 2014)

Dwell Magazine: “Tiny Living Tales from Across the Country” (July 28, 2014)

Utne Reader: “Monthly Film Sampler” (July 20, 2014)

PBS POV: “#365 Docs: Tiny: A Story About Living Small”

(July 1, 2014)

Spirituality & Health Magazine: “Tiny Living” (June 27, 2014)

Treehugger.com: “Movie Review: TINY: A Story About Living Small” (June 18, 2014)

The Atlantic: “The American Dream is Alive – And It’s Really Really Tiny” (June 3, 2014)

Grist.org: “Want to Build a Tiny House with your Boo? The TINY Couple Has Tips for You.” (June 3, 2014)

Colorado Public Radio: “Colorado Matters” (February 13, 2014)

Al Jazeera America’s The Stream: “Living Small.” (November 22, 2013)

UK Daily Mail: “Bigger is Not Necessarily Better.” (November 23, 2013)

Salon.com: “Tiny Houses: Cute, Environmentally Friendly, and Sometimes Illegal.” (November 13, 2013)

Fast Company: “Why Have a Big Home When You can Have a Tiny Home?” (November 1, 2013)

The Sierra Club: “Eco-Movies Worth Watching: TINY”

(May 28, 2013)

Canada AM, CTV Morning Show: “The True Story About Living Small.” (May 1, 2013)

Filmmaker Magazine: “25 Picks for the SXSW Film and Interactive Festivals.” (March 6, 2013)

The Austin Chronicle:Big Ideas, Tiny House.” (March 10, 2013)

ApartmentTherapy.com: “Christopher & Merete’s Truly Tiny Home on the Range.” (July 16, 2012)

MSN.com: “Couple’s tiny house makes big statement about simplicity.” (May 17, 2012)

The Denver Post“Living Large in 133 square feet” (May 11, 2012)

The Huffington Post: “Boulder Tiny House.” (March 27, 2012)

Denver Channel 7 ABC News: “Boulder Couple Builds 125-square foot home.” (March 27, 2012)

5280 Magazine: “Smallville.” (March issue, 2012)

Oprah.com: “Extreme Downsizing: The Tiny House Phenomenon” (December 6, 2011)

The Sundance Channel Blog: “The Best of Kickstarter” (November 14, 2011)

ApartmentTherapy.com: “TINY: A Documentary about Living Small” (November 22, 2011)

Utne Reader Online: “Tiny House Tour Guides” (August 13, 2011)


Interviews with and Articles by Merete and Christopher:

Shareable: “New Documentary Explores Tiny House Living from the Ground Up” (September 3, 2014)

Elephant Journal: “Tiny Houser Dee Williams on the 1 Question to Ask Before we Shop.” (July 15, 2014)

Money Matters, Houston KPFT: “Alternative Housing Ideas with the Directors of TINY.” (December 6, 2013)

Al Jazeera’s Consider This: “Tiny House Construction Gets Feature Length Treatment.”

(November 27, 2013)

The Huffington Post: “Couple Build Tiny House, Seek a New American Dream.” (November 22, 2013)

Radio Interview, Sierra Club Radio: “Merete Mueller on TINY: A Story About Living Small” (June 29, 2013)

Radio Interview, CUIT Toronto: “The Green Majority” (May 3, 2013)

IndieWire: “Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller Build a Tiny House and Make a Film About It”

(February 28, 2013)

Film Courage Video Podcast: “TINY: A Story About Living Small, Complete Interview Series” (February 6, 2013)

TrendHunter: “An Interview with Merete Mueller, Writer & Producer of The Tiny Documentary” (May 8, 2012)

EcoSalon: “TINY: A Story About Living Small” (November 18, 2011)

ElephantJournal.com: “Tiny House, Big Project” (November 14, 2011)

Tiny r(E)volution: “TINY: The Interview Tapes” 35-minute audio interview with Christopher and Merete (November 21, 2011)