Brendan Van Meter

Founder & Filmmaker
Beaconhouse Media LLC

Brendan Van Meter has been the Video Producer & Director for Change Food and Change Food Fest since 2010. A lifelong filmmaker, he started making films at home and graduated from RIT’s School of Film & Animation. Along with his production company, Beaconhouse Media LLC, Brendan has produced and directed the video for over one-hundred TEDxTalks including:

  • TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”
  • TEDxWallStreet
  • TEDxYouth@MSC
  • TEDxDeExtinction

And post-production for:

  • TEDxZurich
  • TEDxBasel

He will reprise all these roles for Change Food Salons and the Change Food Fest.

In 2014, his film about Green Bronx Machine and Stephen Ritz won 1st Runner Up and People’s Choice Award in the Real Food Films contest. He continues to work with Stephen & the GBM Team.


  • Beaconhouse Media LLC

    Brendan Van Meter, Beaconhouse Media LLC Video Production, Post Production, Website Maintenance for CFFest Beaconhouse Media works with [...]

  • Video Library

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  • Change Food Salons

    Change Food Salons are events, debates, discussions and/or experiences around key issues related to food and farming. Salons are held [...]

  • Green Bronx Machine

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