Tamara Black is a Vancouver based director, producer and writer known for her visually striking, surrealist content and eccentric, character driven narrative work. A recipient of The MVP Project, Tamara’s attunement to art direction, colour and styling creates a unique visual exploration in every project. For two years, Tamara’s films made the Top 20 Finalists as part of Run N Gun, Vancouver’s 48hr filmmaking competition. Tamara was also chosen to participate in the 2022 cohort of the BANFF Spark Accelerator for Women in Media

Tamara’s work has been featured on Booooooom, ET Canada, Global News, Promonews, The Georgia Straight, Range and Shiny Awards. Her work has screened at festivals around the world including Cannes Arts Fest, Berlin International Art Film Fesitval, New York Independent Cinema Awards and the Chicago Indie Film Awards︎

Along with her directing pursuits, Tamara is also a Webby Award winning producer who has worked in the narrative, commercial, photography, EPK and podcast space. Her clients include  Kelly&Kelly, iHeart Radio, Clamor Audio, Warner, Instagram, Unwell Network, EA Sports, Hodgee Films and Mosaic Homes.

Tamara goes into production on her Canada Council for the Arts funded short THE AFTER SCHOOL CLUB in Summer 2024. Her work focuses on courageous and bold voices seeking to change the status quo, stories exploring mental health, sexuality, trauma and female friendships through genre-bending concepts including drama, comedy and horror.