Branislav R. Tatalovic (a.k.a. Bruno Tatalovic) - immigrated to the United States from Yugoslavia in 1988 (as 22-year old). In his 20s and 30s worked as: union steelworker (USW), milling machinist, K-Mart photographer, VHS rental clerk and housing maintenance-man. Known today (since early 2000s) as: multimedia content creator, screenwriter and an independent film artist. His accolades include: indie-film producing awards, regional congressional award for small media company startup, Emmy-Foundation award from Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), as well as multiple festival awards for screenwriting and film production. Exhibited worldwide: over 100 international film festivals and conventions, including shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA, 2017), and Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA, 2005). Tatalovic's directorial work includes short films, music/concert videos, documentary film, and two narrative fiction feature-length films (distributed internationally). He's also an accomplished screen actor, with several lead/supporting roles in American independent films. Tatalovic holds an MFA degree in Film/TV Producing from Chapman University's Dodge Conservatory (Hayde Scholar). Since 2009, he teaches film and media studies at Cuyahoga Community College (tenured faculty), and he's a proud member of American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS - Great Lakes Chapter). In 2018, he founded KinoDrome International Motion Picture & Screenplay Festival, an annual short-form film, video and screenwriting showcase/contest in Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
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"As we know, the pictures speak louder than words... The photo-grid below shows various images (from 1980s to present day), taken by various photographers. Big thanks to known and unknown photojournalists for documenting my life and "painting" my personae!"
- Bruno Tatalović