Actress. Writer. Activist through art.
Company
A Flower in Fire Productions, LLC
Talent Manager
Carol Shaginaw Talent
Tamara S. Hall is an LA-based actress, screenwriter, poet, and award-winning filmmaker from Philadelphia, PA. A graduate of The William Esper Studio, Tamara completed her studies in acting, movement, and voice & speech. She's written, produced, and starred in short films tackling both fun and controversial topics that center Black women. Her first two shorts, "Appetizer" and "A Night at the Table," premiered at prestigious festivals such as Screamfest, BronzeLens, Pan African FF, Ax Wound, and more during the 2019-2020 film festival circuit. ANATT won a first place 3-year distribution deal with REVOLT TV. Her most recent short horror-drama screenplay, "Black Butterflies," placed as an Award Winner for 13horror.com, a Finalist in the 2021 Nashville FF Screenwriting Competition and a Quarterfinalist in the 2021 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards. Her feature-length script she co-wrote, "Nightmares Are Dreams Too," placed as a Quarterfinalist in the 2021 Atlanta FF Screenplay Competition and the 2020 ScreenCraft Horror Screenplay Competition. Before becoming a filmmaker, Tamara worked in the TV business at renowned networks such as NBCUniversal, BET, and HBO.
Also a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Tamara wrote, produced, and directed a number of award-winning shows and performances throughout her tenure as a student, such as "Behind Their Lips," a monologue show created to raise domestic violence awareness and "Till Life Do Us Part," a spoken word monologue tribute to the late Trayvon Martin.
Tamara considers herself an "activist through art," noting her affinity for creating unique and nuanced stories for the purposes of bringing awareness to important social and cultural issues not normally explored. She seeks to be a vessel for stories that uplift and entertain. She can be found inhaling the fragrances of the world whenever she's not working.
Screenplay Semi-Finalist
Black Butterflies
Chicago Horror Film Festival
Chicago, Illinois
2021
Screenplay Semi-Finalist
Black Butterflies
The Future of Film is Female
2021
Screenplay Quarter-Finalist
Black Butterflies
PAGE International Screenwriting Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2021
Screenplay Finalist
Black Butterflies
Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Festival
Las Vegas, NV
2021
Screenplay Finalist
Black Butterflies
Nashville Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
Nashville, TN
2021
Best Short Screenplay
Black Butterflies
13Horror.com
2021
Official Selection
Appetizer
Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival
Cleveland, Ohio
2019
Official Selection
Appetizer
Hollywood South Urban Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
2019
Finalist
A Night at the Table
Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas, Nevada
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
DC Black Film Festival
Washington, DC
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
BronzeLens Film Festival
Atlanta, Georgia
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
Salem Horror Fest
Salem, MA
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
Gary International Film Fest
Gary, IN
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
Screamfest Horror Film Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
Ax Wound Film Fest
Brattleboro, VT
2019
Official Selection
A Night at the Table
NYC Horror Film Fest
New York
2019
First Place Distribution Winner
A Night at the Table
REVOLT TV
Los Angeles, CA
2019
Bronze Award: Best Romantic Short
Appetizer
Independent Shorts Awards (ISA)
Official Selection
Appetizer
Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Competition
Las Vegas, Nevada
Bronze Award: Best First Time Director
A Night at the Table
Independent Shorts Awards (ISA)
Bronze Award: Best Acting Ensemble
A Night at the Table
Independent Shorts Awards (ISA)
Silver Award: Best Trailer/Teaser
A Night at the Table
Independent Shorts Awards (ISA)
Gold Award: Best Crime Short
A Night at the Table
Independent Shorts Awards (ISA)
Best First Time Director (Female)
A Night at the Table
IndieX Film Festival
College
Penn State University
Broadcast Journalism
20102014
Birth Date
May 28, 1992
Nickname
Tee
Birth City
Philadelphia, PA
Current City
Los Angeles, CA
Hometown
Philadelphia, PA
Height
5'2
Gender
Female
Ethnicity
African American
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Gemini
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -- Maya Angelou
Actress. Writer. Activist through art.
Company
A Flower in Fire Productions, LLC
Talent Manager
Carol Shaginaw Talent