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Tamara S.

Jordaan, Amsterdam, Netherlands

$200 - $800 / Day

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Top Services

  • Production Company

  • Documentary DP

  • Video Editor - Documentary



  • Multiple cameras
  • GoPro or equivalent


  • External recorder
  • Shotgun mic

About Tamara

Tamara Shogaolu has worked in film and media in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the United States. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Egypt, where she conducted socioeconomic research and co-organized the first Cairo Refugee Film Festival. Her latest animated short, HALF A LIFE, was selected to screen at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)’s Doc Fortnight and the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Tamara’s work has been featured at festivals in the United States, Europe, and Asia. She was also a Academy Nicholls Fellowship Semifinalist, in addition to placing in other top screenwriting competitions. Tamara holds an M.F.A. from the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, where she was a Burton Lewis Endowed Scholar for Directing.

Top Projects

  • HALF a LIFE / نصفُ حياة - Trailer

    • Production Company

    After a traumatic encounter, a young, gay Egyptian joins the LGBT rights movement. When his safety is jeopardized, he must choose whether to stay in the country he loves or seek asylum elsewhere as a refugee. HALF A LIFE is a timely story of activism and hope, set in the increasingly dangerous, oppressive, and unstable social climate of Egypt today. U.S. Premiere: The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)'s

  • Healing Places Teaser

    • Production Company

    HEALING PLACES is a travel series about things you do, places you go, and foods that are good for the soul. Join us as we go on adventures led by young locals from around the world!

  • Bingo Night - American Documentary Film Festival

    • Documentary DP

    BINGO NIGHT shines a spotlight on big-dreaming performers who take an old game and transform it into a unique show of their own.

  • Waria Streets

    • Documentary DP

    Short documentary about the struggle of transgender women in Yogyakarta, Indonesia for economic equality and opportunity.

All Services


  • Full-Service 360 Production
  • Production Company

Production Support

  • 360 Documentary Video
  • Field Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Documentary DP


  • Video Editor - Documentary

Tamara's Clients

  • Ado Ato Pictures

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