Eric Daniel Metzgar is a two-time Emmy nominated director, cinematographer, editor and screenwriter.  He has directed three critically-acclaimed feature documentaries -- ReporterLife. Support. Music., and The Chances of the World Changing -- and one narrative feature, For the Coyotes

His work has been broadcast on HBO and PBS and screened at the Sundance Film Festival and other major festivals. He has received multiple Sundance grants and is a Sundance Documentary Lab Fellow. His films are also used as teaching guides in classrooms in America.

Metzgar lives and works in San Francisco, California, with his wife and two children. He is a Buddhist practitioner and volunteers as a meditation teacher in prison.

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With Richard Ogust while making THE CHANCES OF THE WORLD CHANGING

With Richard Ogust while making THE CHANCES OF THE WORLD CHANGING

At the jungle hideout of rebel leader Laurent Nkunda, filming REPORTER

At the jungle hideout of rebel leader Laurent Nkunda, filming REPORTER

At the Sundance Documentary Lab with Robert Redford and Cara Mertes with GIVE UP TOMORROW

At the Sundance Documentary Lab with Robert Redford and Cara Mertes with GIVE UP TOMORROW

At the premiere of LIFE. SUPPORT. MUSIC.

At the premiere of LIFE. SUPPORT. MUSIC.

Filming in Cambodia with Wildlife Alliance

Filming in Cambodia with Wildlife Alliance

At the Sundance Film Festival premiere of REPORTER with (L to R) producer Mikaela Beardsley, director EDM, executive producer Ben Affleck, subject Nick Kristof, producer Steven Cantor

At the Sundance Film Festival premiere of REPORTER with (L to R) producer Mikaela Beardsley, director EDM, executive producer Ben Affleck, subject Nick Kristof, producer Steven Cantor

Shooting REPORTER in Rwanda

Shooting REPORTER in Rwanda

At the HBO premiere of REPORTER with Nick Kristof and Jackie Glover

At the HBO premiere of REPORTER with Nick Kristof and Jackie Glover

On the set of "For the Coyotes" with (L to R) actors James Carpenter, Josh Schell and writer/director EDM

On the set of "For the Coyotes" with (L to R) actors James Carpenter, Josh Schell and writer/director EDM