The Paranormal Communicator

A medium visits the murder site of a woman’s brother to uncover clues of his death and… maybe inadvertently out him.

  • Tyler Miguel Mercer
    Director
    MTV News' Need To Know
  • Michael Benjamin
    Writer
  • Michael Benjamin
    Key Cast
    "Michael"
  • Alex Song-Xia
    Key Cast
    "Veronica"
    Rick & Morty
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    comedy
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 24 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 15, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Tyler Miguel Mercer

Tyler is a Cuban-American director and writer based in NYC and LA.

He directs “must-see comedy shorts” (Vulture) which have been featured as Vimeo Staff Picks, and screened at Outfest, the New York Comedy Festival, LA Comedy Film Festival, and more.

He’s shot comedy up-and-comers like Sydnee Washington, Greta Titelman, Jay Jurden, Michael Benjamin, Dylan Adler, Gabe González, Zach Zimmerman, Yoni Lotan, Jacquis Neal, Mo Fry Pasic, Matthew Starr, Milly Tamarez, and Alex Song-Xia.

Tyler’s directing work has also been seen on stage through critically acclaimed world premieres off-Broadway which have been called “admirable and refreshing” (New Yorker).

He has written for MTV News’ award-winning series NEED TO KNOW, and original pilots which ranked in Austin Film Festival and Rhode Island International Film Festival’s screenplay competitions, and as a finalist in the Impact x Skydance partnership. As a producer, his credits include short films which have been screened internationally, as well as segments for MTV, MTV News, and CBS News.

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