Erik Cieslewicz

Video Production Manager @ Meridian

Erik Cieslewicz is Meridian’s Video Production Manager. While he has previous experience in visual diplomacy with the United States Department of State, his work has been critically acclaimed across a wide range of industries. Past employers include The Earth Day Network, MOTOR Magazine, The Daily Dot and WSAW-TV, where his work was recognized with a pair of Emmy nominations and an Edward R. Murrow Award.

A veteran independent filmmaker, Erik’s work has played in festivals, theaters and on television in over 50 countries around the world. Highlights include directing independent TV pilot "Hard to Be Me,” which garnered over two dozen awards on the film festival circuit, and the feature documentary “Die Noobs.” 

Erik has a Bachelor of Science in Radio/TV/Film from The University of Wisconsin: Oshkosh, where he was the first film student in university history to win the Dean’s Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award. When not creating, Erik enjoys training in kettlebell sport and powerlifting, competing at an amateur level in both. He is also an owner of the 13-time world champion Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.