Serb-American multimedia artist and educator.
B. R. Tatalovic, Serb-American motion picture artist and media educator. Immigrated to the United States from Yugoslavia in 1988 (as 22-year old). In his 20s and 30s worked as: union steelworker (USWA), milling machinist, VHS rental clerk, and home repairs "handy man". Known today (or, since early 2000s) as: multimedia artist, screenwriter, and film producer/director/actor. His accolades include: independent film producing awards, regional congressional awards for small business startup, Emmy-Foundation award from Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) for producing, as well as multiple festival awards for film/video directing and screenwriting. Exhibited worldwide: over 50 international film festivals and conventions, including special screenings at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA, 2017), and Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA, 2005). Tatalovic's directorial work includes several short films, music/concert segment and features, one documentary film, and two narrative fiction feature-length films (distributed internationally). He's also an accomplished screen actor, with several lead/supporting roles in American independent films. Tatalovic holds an MFA degree in Film and TV Producing from Chapman University's Dodge Conservatory (Hayde Scholar). Since 2009, he teaches film and media studies at Cuyahoga Community College (tenured faculty), and he's a proud member of American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS).
  • Writer (7 Credits)
    American Woman: the Norma Jean Story
    Screenplay
    Fridden Hills
    Screenplay
    Hiding in the Spotlight
    Screenplay
    Leptirica: Rose of Wallachia
    Short Script
    Natasha's Tears
    Short Script
    The Streams of Co-conciousness
    Short Script
    On Target2018
    Short
  • Director (6 Credits)
    "Sladko: Sweet Slavic Secret"2018
    Documentary, Short
    On Target2018
    Short
    To Bee, or Not to Be2018
    Documentary, Short
    Revolution2017
    Animation, Experimental, Music Video
    Lux in Tenebris2016
    Feature
    Terminal Cell (216)2004
    Experimental, Short, Other
  • Producer (1 Credit)
Finalist (top 5 one-minute-films)
"Sladko: Sweet Slavic Secret"
Chagrin Documentary Film Festival
2018
Best Feature Drama (honorable mention)
Fridden Hills
The Indie Gathering IFF (2012)
Cleveland, OH
-- Finalist
Terminal Cell (216)
FastForward Show (2005)
Cleveland Museum of Art
-- Honorable Mention
Revolution
Short Sweet Film Festival (2018)
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-- 3rd place in Music Video category
Revolution
The Indie Gathering IFF (2017)
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Best Short Script (1st place)
Natasha's Tears
The Indie Gathering IFF (2015)
Cleveland, OH
Best Short Script (finalist / nominated)
Natasha's Tears
Northern Virginia IMFF / NOVA (2018)
Fairfax, VA
Best Short Script (2nd place)
Leptirica: Rose of Wallachia
The International Horror Hotel Festival (2018)
Cleveland, OH
Best Short Script (finalist / nominated)
The Streams of Co-conciousness
The International Horror Hotel Festival (2018)
Cleveland, OH
-- Official Selection
Terminal Cell (216)
Open Projector Show
Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Best Feature Screenplay (honorable mention)
American Woman: the Norma Jean Story
The Indie Gathering IFF (2017)
Cleveland, OH
Best Feature Screenplay (finalist / nominated)
American Woman: the Norma Jean Story
Bare Bones IMFF (2018)
Oklahoma City, OK
Best Feature Screenplay (Quarter-finalist)
Hiding in the Spotlight
Beverly Hills FF (2018)
Los Angeles, CA
Best Feature Drama (2nd place)
Hiding in the Spotlight
The Indie Gathering IFF (2017)
Cleveland, OH
Best Feature Screenplay (1st place)
Hiding in the Spotlight
Northern Virginia IMFF / NOVA (2018)
Fairfax, VA
Best Feature Drama: Quarter-finalist
Hiding in the Spotlight
PAGE International Screenwriting Awards (2017)
Los Angeles, CA
- finalist
On Target
2019 Ohio Independent FF
- winner (best cast, best editing)
On Target
2019 Indie Gathering IFF
- finalist
On Target
2019 Colony Film Festival
- semi-finalist
On Target
2019 Los Angeles CineFest
College
Chapman University
Film
20072009
Nickname
Bruno
Birth City
Belgrade, Serbia
Current City
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Serb-American multimedia artist and educator.
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