Tamika Lamison

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Writer, Director, Producer
Maktub Productions

Tamika is a Virginia native who graduated from The American University with a BA in Performing Arts. While living in New York she wrote her first screenplay, “Jar By the Door”, which was a Sundance Finalist and won several awards including the Gordon Parks Indie Film Award and 10k. She then attended the New York Film Academy to learn filmmaking and graduated having made her first short film.

Tamika and SteveAfter expanding her filmmaking knowledge she moved to Los Angeles and won several Fellowships and Awards in Writing and Directing including the ABC/Walt Disney Fellowship in Screenwriting for, “Memoirs of A Virgin Whore,” The Guy Hanks and Marvin Miller (Cosby) Fellowship, the CBS Director’s Initiative and AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women Fellowship in which she wrote, directed and produced the multi-award winning short film, HOPE which aired on every major network. She was then hired as both a camera operator and Director one of BET’s first reality TV shows: COLLEGE HILL.

During the 2004 Presidential election, Tamika wrote, directed, produced and edited a documentary about the days leading up to the election, the results and how people were affected.

Tamika has produced several other short films including the award winning, THE MALE GROUPIE which aired on HBO. The award winning film SPIN, which she directed and produced had a long and successful film festival run.

Always interested in projects that make a difference, Tamika was hired to direct, “The Children’s Dream Awards,” a live-to-tape show in which both regular and celebrity children are awarded for their humanitarian efforts. She also has had the pleasure of having written scripts for several awards shows including The Stunt Woman Awards.

Tamika recently produced the Feature Documentary, “The Real Bloodghost” which lays the foundational groundwork for the upcoming horror feature, “Bloodghost”, as well as the Feature Documentary, “The 3rd Era of Medicine” about how personalized medicine based on DNA will become the norm. The feature film, “Sex & Violence, Or: A Brief Review of Simple Physics” directed by Christopher Scott Cherot, which she also helped to produce is currently in post-production.

Tamika has written over 25 feature scripts, including as a writer-for-hire. She has sold several options. She is currently pitching several projects and has 2 films in development.

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