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David Tamés


Art + Design, Communication Studies


  • M.F.A., Communication Design, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • M.S., Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Studies in film history and production, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, City College of San Francisco
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Florida
  • B.S., Computer and Cognitive Science, University of Florida

Research Focus

  • Video Arts
  • Media Arts

David Tamés is a documentary media maker working in both linear and interactive forms. He is currently completing a micro-documentary on the bookartbookshop in London and is also co-directing Farm and Red Moon, a character-driven documentary investigating humane animal slaughter. He was a co-founder of MIT TechTV, a video sharing site. In the early days of web video, David was part of the team that produced The East Village, a groundbreaking entertainment web site and winner of New Media Magazine’s InVision Gold Award. He serves on the board of Filmmakers Collaborative.

He has experience in documentary, experimental film/video, cinematography, sound design, interactive media, and new media installation.