Taja Sparks is currently pursuing her passion for media content production at Savannah College of Art & Design in Savannah, GA to obtain a Master of Fine Arts degree in Film & Television this Spring 2019. One of her first student films as a producer, Cool Killer directed by Chenyang Shu, is an award winning short film within the horror festival circuits. Her thesis film DUO is a partnership with director, Iago Souza and is currently in postproduction to be screened in film festivals.
Taja has a creative outlook towards problem solving and team collaboration leading to a work-study position in SCAD’s graduate mentor program for undergraduate students in Film & TV. She provides academic resources and productivity skills to insure student success that can be applied to their future careers.
Before film school, she worked as a professional makeup artist for CHANEL, YSL & MAC during undergrad at Temple University. Taja loves analogue practices in cinematography to photography and her favorite TV show is American Horror Story.
Portrait by Jemma Castiglione.