Chris Metzler has co-directed numerous documentaries for KCET’s Artbound, including the recently completed “Heath Ceramics: The Making of a California Classic” (with Quinn Costello), as well as episodes focusing on the tubular sandbag construction techniques of the California Institute of Earth Architecture. His feature-length directorial debut was the offbeat environmental documentary, ”Plagues & Pleasures on the Salton Sea” (2004), which was narrated by legendary counterculture filmmaker and “King of Trash” John Waters. The film won more than 37 awards for Best Documentary and was named by Booklist as one of its Top 10 Environmental Films. Additional feature documentaries include the Emmy-nominated “Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone” (2010) about the legendary Black ska-punk band and “Rodents of Unusual Size” (2017) about the giant swamp rat invasion of Louisiana. He graduated from University of Southern California (USC) with a degree in business and cinema.