NYC BASED Independent Filmmaker/Theater director.
Name: Burak Tatar
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Director, Filmmaker, Photographer (Still) and Theatre Director
Lose the Labels: The 72 Hour Shootout 2016
Film (Drama) Producer Lose the Labels is a dramedy interpretation of how the labels society places on people - based on their race - affect them and those around them. It creates an action-packed response to "Yellowface" in mainstream media.
Two Faces: The 2015 72 Hour Shootout
Film (Drama) Producer A story answering the question of what beauty is as defined by media. Stylist constructions of ideals or actual people? jenniferbetityen.weebly.com/blog/beauty.
The Color of My Hair: The Film Lab 72 Hour Shootout
Film (Short and Drama) Actor Celebrating diversity and artistic empowerment, the Tenth Annual 72 Hour Film Shootout ("Shootout") returns to the AAIFF this summer. The Shootout is a worldwide competition in which filmmaking teams are given a common theme (The Color of My Hair!) at the start and then have 72 hours to write, shoot, edit, and complete short films up to five minutes in length. The Top Ten films are selected by judges including acclaimed playwright David Henry Hwang, film festival programmers Milton Liu and Scott Eriksson, writers Celena Cipriaso (All My Children) and Kenneth Lin (House of Cards), talent agent David Elliott, and ABC's Executive Director of Casting, Marci Phillips, and enjoy their World Premiere on July 27th at the AAIFF. The Asian American Film Lab, a 501(c)(3) non profit, runs the Shootout every year to challenge stereotypes in mainstream media and to ensure the diverse stories, faces and voices of Americans of color are seen and heard, not just as whispers, but as shouts to the world... Written by Asian American Film Lab, Inc.
The 72 Hour Shootout
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Film (Short, Drama and Family) Director A Women struggles with her identity in America and feels alienated from the world she's in.
Film Lab Presents
Television (Drama) Director A series of "Film Lab Mash Ups" ranging from comedy to drama. The consistent underlying theme is one of definition - what does it mean to be a minority member of a society? The issue is examined through positive, non-academic, easily accessible, and creative original stories. Written by Jennifer Betit Yen, Asian American Film Lab Inc and NYC Media