Taz Lake is an American writer and filmmaker based in Atlanta, GA. As a multi-platform creator, he creates high concept, genre-busting stories to delight, entertain and cultivate curiosity. His screenplays have appeared on the Coverfly Red List and multiple festivals have selected them, including HollyShorts, DC Shorts, Richmond International, Georgia Shorts, Finishline, and Filmmatic. His publishing credits include multiple fiction and non-fiction books, as well as articles in the Huffington Post and Advertising Week. The son of a career Marine, his diverse cultural exposure informs his distinctive characters and themes. He curates intriguing, socially conscious worlds accessible to universal audiences covering genres as varied as science fiction, thriller, action, dark comedy, and drama. In the past he has served as a technologist at multiple Fortune 500 companies, a university instructor, a company founder, and board member.