Tamar Glezerman is writer & director from Tel-Aviv, living and working in Brooklyn. She is interested in the sadder side of comedy. She writes and/or directs narrative, shorts, music videos, branded & PSAs and has been the editor and edit consultant on award winning feature films.
Her short “Fill Your Heart with French Fries” – featuring Lindsay Burdge – was selected as Vimeo staff pick, Short of the Week best of the year, and has clocked over half a million online views. She directed the music video “Don’t Pull Away” for J.Views featuring Milosh from Rhye – which premiered on NPR. She also recently directed spots for Planned Parenthood – boasting the voice talent of Sasheer Zamata and starring exclusively cats. Her projects have been featured on MSNBC, Nowness, Refinery29, NBC.Com, Coolhunting, Logo and many more. “Division Ave” – her most recent short – will premiere this spring. She is currently developing her first American Feature – a dark musical comedy titled “Gayvengers”, and a pilot titled “The Universe Doesn’t Lie”.
Tamar has directed the inaugural season of The School of The New York Times – a series of docu-style lessons from the New York Times experts, the short documentary “Disregarding Gaza”, and edited the short doc “My Atlanta” for Billboard magazine, as well as branded content for Snapple, Dell and Intel. She has received an editing Webby for the Bob Dylan interactive video “ Like a Rolling Stone” – chosen as Time Magazine’s video of the year. She did consulting/ additional editing for web-comedy “Be Here Nowish” as well as Tribeca premiered feature “AWOL”, the Sundance premiered “Concussion”, and DOC-NYC feature “Patrolman P”.
Tamar got her start in Israeli TV and media in the early 2000s, directing and editing for various Israeli networks, as well as the Israeli Disney Channel and full-length docs. Starting in her early 20s, Tamar has also written film and book reviews for all major Israeli publications: Ha’aretz, Ma’ariv, Timeout Tel-Aviv and Yedioth Aharonot. Her featurette – “The Other War”- premiered at the international Nashville film festival in 2008, and went on to do an extended world-wide festival run, as well as a limited Israeli theatrical one. Her first feature script – The Mission – was optioned by Tender Productions, (Israel), the company behind “False Flag” and “Hatufim” – and its American version – “Homeland”. Tamar graduated with honors from the University of Tel-Aviv’s Film & Television school.