Chris Preksta, a film and web series director known for his retro art direction and unique visual style, is the creator of the online sci-fi series The Mercury Men, a reimagining of the classic cliffhanger movie serials which premiered on the Syfy digital network. Chris is also the co-writer/director of the popular online sitcom Pittsburgh Dad which has amassed over 15 million views. Most recently, Chris directed the sixth season of the award-winning online sitcom The Guild, starring Felicia Day.
Chris was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. His favorite movies are It’s a Wonderful Life and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.