Chris Preksta

Chris Preksta

Film & Web Series Director

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.


May 21, 2016
Writing for the Web
RM 321
10:00 AM
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