Tamarat Makonnen

About Me

Tamarat Makonnen is an award-winning film director, producer and writer.

A native New Yorker and graduate of Virginia Union University, he received his degree in English Language Arts. Makonnen began his professional career directing music videos and electronic press kits for an array of critically acclaimed artists, including R&B superstar Ne-Yo and political hip-hop duo Dead Prez.

Eventually, he moved into the world of feature films, writing and directing the crime drama “Dreams and Shadows”, starring James Russo (“Django Unchained”, “Public Enemies”). His next film was the award-winning relationship documentary “In Search of the Black Knight”.

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Tamarat Makonnen is an award-winning film director, producer and writer.

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