Ramesh "Mesh" Flinders (born 1979)  is a screenwriter who, along with Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried, is best known for creating the groundbreaking lonelygirl15 video series which received international attention during the summer months of 2006.
Flinders grew up in a spiritual community outside of San Francisco, and attended St. Vincent's high school in Petaluma, CA. He graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles., While there Flinders wrote about an alter-ego, the home schooled girl who would eventually become Bree, and told fireside tales about her as a camp counselor in Maine.
Flinders' short film "Pond" is about a high school age girl (not unlike the later character Bree on lonelygirl15) who gets left behind on a museum field trip and meets the ghost of the museum's famous architect. Together they solve the mystery of his confinement, freeing the architect from his museum purgatory, and helping Ana find something to care about. The Pond screenplay won the Panavision Young Writer's award in 2004. "Pond" was premiered at the 2006 New York Short Film Festival, and was an official selection in many other film festivals including the 2007 Sacramento Film Festival  and 2006 Spokane International Film Festival.
In early 2006, Flinders was working as an assistant in the entertainment industry and maker of short films  when he met Beckett at a karaoke bar birthday party. Beckett had the idea to tell a story about a videoblogger on YouTube, and Flinders had the perfect character. The duo quickly set about planning, writing scripts and held a casting call. Around the time the series began, Flinders and Beckett contacted Greg Goodfried for legal advice. The three eventually became known as The Creators.
After Lonelygirl15 was revealed as fictional, Flinders, Beckett, and Goodfried founded Telegraph Ave. Productions to develop other web series and to support "online buzz" for movies and TV shows.
Flinders wrote, edited, and/or directed more than 200 episodes of LG15 before leaving the production at the end of 2007 to work exclusively on film projects. Telegraph Ave. Productions subsequently became EQAL in mid-2008.
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