Tammy Reese

Tammy Reese

Visionary Minds
Actor, Camera Operator, Casting Director, Crew, Director, Director of Photography, Film/theatre Journalist, Host/presenter, Location Manager, Location Scout, Press Agent, Producer, Production Accountant, Production Coordinator, Researcher, Screenwriter, Script Supervisor, Talent Scout, Choreographer, Dancer, Stage Director, Theatre Director, Filmmaker, Content Creator, Teleprompter, Voice Actor, Narrator and Acting Teacher

Syracuse, New York

Member Since:
April 2018
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About Tammy

Tammy Reese is a Central New York award winning actress and writer. 2018 Central New York 40 Under Forty Award recipient. Co Author of 100 Women 100 stories book "She Wouldn't Let Me Fall" Also the Founder, Producer and CEO of Visionary Minds, which is a Publicity and Entertainment Media Production Company. As an Host and Co Producer of Visionary Minds TV and Youtube series Tammy was privileged to interview industry professionals such as (Co Founder of Netflix) Marc Randolph, Tony Todd ("Candyman", "Final Destination"), Jeremy Garelick ( Director/ Writer "The Wedding Ringer"), Siobhan Fallon Hogan ("Wayward Pines", "Forrest Gump"), Giancarlo Esposito (" Breaking Bad" , "Revolution"), Marija Abney ("Black Panther"), Taimak Guarriello
( "The Last Dragon"), Ron Van Clief Actor and Martial Art great who trained Taimak of ("The Last Dragon"), Aleks Paunovic ("Van Helsing" , "War For The Planet Of Apes"), and Will Phelps (Producer of "Holly Slept Over" starring Nathalie Emmanuel) . Freddie Robinson ("Love and Hip Hop"). Other industry professionals she has interviewed includes Tom Bower ( "The Hills Have Eyes" ) , and Kenny Chin ("Birdman").



Graduating from Empire State College in 2008, she majored in media studies gaining experience and accomplishment in journalism, TV, film, blogging ,and radio production while minoring in theater /culture.



Tammy's career started at age 12 with The Media Unit TV and Stage production company traveling and performing over 60 live stage shows a year, Technical Directing or Hosting a public access TV program, “Rough Times Live.” In Tammy's 10 years with the company, her talents excelled as an Actress, Choreographer, Dancer, Writer, TV Host and Director. Hosting and Directing a live TV show made Tammy ready for anything such as now serving on The Media Unit Board of Directors.



Since her days with the Media Unit, she has branched into an independent artist. Performing (Ensemble, Les Style, Stepp Sister) in “Dreamgirls” musical at The Redhouse Arts Center in 2015. The production received a Syracuse Area Live Theater nomination for Best Musical and Best Ensemble. Other appearances at The Redhouse includes “The Color Purple” (Ensemble) and “Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens,” ( Sally).



Theatrical performance was her first love in the industry. As she got older, she embraced video and film production, writing and producing PSAs on suicide prevention "Hear My Call" , receiving an writing award and a domestic violence PSA "Live To Tell".



Her passion is acting, but Tammy knows being a “Jill of all trades” will continue to enhance her skills. Tammy industry professionals and celebrity interviews can be viewed on the VisionaryMindsTvShow YouTube channel. Seen also can be seen as the Aunt in "12 Days With God" directed by John Ginty now available in Walmart . Tammy latest endeavors included being a guest speaker at the CNY ADA Celebration Hosted by Hall Of Fame Journalist Jackie Robinson and being an Alumni Host for The Media Unit's "Rough Times Live" tv show where she interviewed Police Chief Frank Fowler. Tammy Reese walkee the runway in Essence Magazine Street Style Fashion Show 2018. Currently an contributing writer for Rochester Women Online Magazine, Publicist for 3x Best Sci Fi Feature Film " Once Upon A Superhero".



To contact Tammy Reese

email: tammyreese7@

Awards

  • 40 Under Forty
    (2018)

  • Writing Achievement Award for Hear My Call PSA on Suicide prevention
    (2014)

  • The Media Unit Best Performance Award
    (2008)

  • The Media Unit Best Performance Award
    (2006)

  • The Media Unit Choreography Achievement Award
    (2005)

  • The Media Unit Best Performer Award
    (2004)

  • The Media Unit MVP Award
    (2004)

  • The Media Unit Best Supporting Performance Award
    (2001)

  • Michael J Harms Theater Festival Acting Commendation Award
    (2000)

  • The Media Unit Best Performance Award
    (2000)

  • The Media Unit Best Performer Award
    (2000)

  • Michael J Harms Theater Festival Acting Commendation Award
    (1999)

Education

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