Merrick Reda is the real life creator of Merrick Shorts, as well as the animator and artist for his series.
Born in 1995, Merrick was always a upbeat kid who had an affinty for video games. His first played video game was when he was 2 years old, where he played Mario Kart 64.
In 2010, Merrick made a small game titled Thrill Road on the Scratch website. He followed that project up with Neo Drive Extreme, along with Gravity Tricks, Blob RPG, and the collab game Super Smash Bros. NES.
His first animation was made in 2010 as well, which was based off the Japanese music video Perfect Math Class.