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).