Eric Tretbar

Visiting Faculty


Media Arts
MFA, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
BA, Carleton College

Eric Tretbar is a Minneapolis-based filmmaker who works in both fiction and non-fiction forms. His seven feature films have played at festivals around the world and screened on NBC, the Sundance Channel, German TV, and at the Walker Art Center, and they have earned the Berlin Film Festival (Forum) Audience Award, an Independent Spirit Award Nomination, and Filmthreat's Best of 2003 title.

Tretbar's work has received support from the Jerome Foundation, Bush Artist Fellowships, the McKnight Foundation, Kickstarter, and Carleton College—where he has also taught. GIRL MEETS BIKE is his latest feature film.