Christian Meola is a writer and director from Albany, New York. He works in many forms, ranging from narrative fiction to video art and theater. His films have premiered at IFC Center, Oak Cliff Film Festival, Indie Memphis, Sidewalk Film Festival, Adirondack Film Festival, Sick 'n' Wrong, Sydney Underground, Electric Forest Music Festival, and on PBS, NoBudge, and Beyond the Short. In 2020, he won Sick n' Wrong's "You're Special" award. Christian is a programmer for Sun Pass Film Festival in Miami, FL, and the founder of Midnight Movie, a screening series dedicated to trash, underground, and misunderstood films. He also DJs sometimes.