Tara Knight

As an animation assistant, Tara has worked on the short films of Faith Hubley, acting as a colorist on AFRICA, Witch Madness, Our Spirited Earth, and Northern Ice, Golden Sun. As an assistant to Emily Hubley, Tara worked on the shorts, Pigeon Within, Set Set Spike and the animated sequences of Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Also trained as an optical printer, Tara has worked preserving the avant-garde films of artists like David Wojnarowicz for Bill Brand at B.B. Optics. For Jon Gartenberg at Re:Voir/USA, she promoted the distribution of filmmakers such as Len Lye and Stan Brakhage.

Originally from Vermont, Tara received her B.A. in Film Theory and Production from Hampshire College in Massachusetts. She also holds an Honorary Diploma in Japanese Language Studies from Konodai Joshiko Gakuen in Ichikawa, Japan, and is currently finishing her M.F.A. in Film/Video at UC San Diego. In October 2005, Tara's most recent short film, Right is Rite, screened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego in the exhibit, "Fresh, New Art from UCSD".