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Blair Treu: Mormon Director

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Blair Treu Mormon Director

Blair Treu is an American film director, who has directed several feature films as well as numerous films for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

His feature film credits include The Last Day of Summer (2007), Little Secrets (2002), The Phantom of the Megaplex (2001), The Brainacs.com (2001), Chicken Soup for the Soul (1999), Wish Upon a Star (1998), The Paper Brigade (1997), and Just Like Dad (1996). He also directed David Archuleta’s music video, “Glorious.”

Treu wrote and directed Meet the Mormons, a 2014 documentary film featuring the diverse lives of six members of the Mormon Church. He has teamed up with Brigham Young University professor Stephen F. Duncan, KBYU-tv, and BYUtv to create Real Families, Real Answers.

He directed a few Home Front shorts for the Missionary Department of the Mormon Church. For the Church Educational System, he directed The Whole Armor of God; The Bicycle; Joseph Smith, Prophet of the Restoration; The Lost Manuscript; and several others.

Treu graduated from BYU with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree and while at BYU, he produced and directed three short films, two of which landed distribution deals that paid for his education. After graduating, he moved to Southern California and began to work as a director for several episodes of the various Power Rangers series including Power Rangers Turbo (1997), Power Rangers In Space (1998) and Power Rangers Lost Galaxy (1999). He worked in production and development on the ABC Disney Sunday Movie Series at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California, where he stayed until 1987.

Treu and his wife, Cheryll, are the parents of four children.

Treu talks about Meet the Mormons