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Tamarat Makonnen

Tamarat graduated from Virginia Union University with a degree in English Language Arts. After graduation, he returned home to New York where he first entered into the film industry. While paying his dues working on an array of commercials and feature film projects, he continued to perfect his own craft by writing, producing and directing several ... See full bio »

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Dreams and Shadows
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 2016 The New Shade of Black (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The NEW Match (2016)
- The NEW Baller (2016)
- The NEW Pressure (2016)
- The NEW Protest (2016)
- The NEW Name (2016)
 2013 The Unwritten Rules (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2010 The Making of 'Dreams and Shadows' (Video short)
 1997 Images (Short)
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[on writing "Dreams and Shadows"] Ultimately I wanted to create a claustrophobic existence for the audience to peer into. Sort of like looking into a snow globe filled with dirt and grime. You want to see the characters break the glass.


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