Ager Meiller Films Inc.

Alex Meillier   Tanya Ager


Ager Meillier Films was formed in
2005 when filmmakers Alex Meillier and Tanya Ager were contracted by the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor
to produce a film about the UN partnership with the people of East Timor to build
the world’s first new democracy of the millennium. This experience left a deep impression on Alex and Tanya and helped them to realize that making films is their contribution to making the world a better place.

Today, adding to a wide array of projects that have taken them around the globe, they have recently released the critically acclaimed documentary Alias Ruby Blade – a feature film based largely on what they learned from that first experience in


Originally from Minneapolis, Alex began his career as a documentary filmmaker at the age of 15 as a prime time
on air television reporter covering issues relevant to teenagers for NBC affiliate KARE. After a stint in the journalism program at the University of Minnesota, Alex graduated with honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with scholarships for academic and artistic merit.

Alex's directorial debut, Alias Ruby Blade, premiered at IDFA in 2012 and the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival to critical acclaim. As an editor, his work can be seen recently in the HBO documentary Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman and the Emmy nominated documentary Born to Fly which premiered at SXSW 2014 as well as projects as diverse as Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story, and numerous commercial clients. For Ager Meillier Films Alex alternates freely between directing, shooting, editing and designing. He currently resides in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Fort Greene with his wife Tanya Ager Meillier.