28 minutes | Nov 4th 2019

Tamara Shogaolu

Tamara Shogaolu is the founder and creative director of Ado Ato Pictures and is a member of the XRBASE virtual and augmented reality incubator. She is an international director with a track record in featuring her work at film festivals, galleries, and museums worldwide, such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the National Gallery of Indonesia. She is a 2018 Sundance Institute New Frontier Lab Programs Fellow. Shogaolu is an artist interested in pushing herself and others around her outside the boundaries of traditional storytelling. She strives to share stories across mediums, platforms, and virtual and physical spaces in order to promote cross-cultural understanding and challenge preconceptions. She was a Burton Lewis Endowed Scholar for Directing at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, where she graduated with an MFA. Shogaolu was also a Fulbright Scholar in Egypt, a Luce Scholar in Indonesia, and an Academy Nicholls Fellowship Semifinalist. In 2017, Shogaolu’s multi-award winning short Half a Life was nominated for the Iris Prize. The film has screened at more than 40 festivals across the globe, including the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Frameline 41, and the Mumbai Film Festival. www.adoatopictures.com https://www.facebook.com/AdoAtoPictures/ https://twitter.com/tutafilm https://www.instagram.com/tutataytay/  
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