Summary

Tanner is a native of Fargo, North Dakota. He moved to Chicago at the age of 18 to pursue his passion for film. Over the past three years, he's focused on critical analysis, production design, and recently directed a feature-length train hobo documentary.

Credits

9/14 – Current

Production Assistant Chicago Fire 3

NBC — Scripted (TV) — Open 4 Business Productions, LLC
9/14 – Current
9/13 – Current

Director Transients Pilot

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Shooters Inc. Details
9/13 – Current

Researched, wrote, and directed a feature-length documentary on the traveling hobo culture that is also being pitched as a sizzle reel to major networks. Currently in the post-production phase.

8/13 – 2/14

Director Skindo

Internet Details
8/13 – 2/14

Wrote, Directed, and Produced a 15-minute experimental short about pornography and machismo.

11/12 – 7/13

Production Designer Blame

Independent Feature — Internet — ShutOut Productions Details
11/12 – 7/13

Oversaw the design of the film and guided the rest of the art department throughout pre-production and principle photography.

2/13 – 4/13

Production Designer Black Lace

Film (Short) — Cannibal Flannel Details
2/13 – 4/13

Oversaw the design of the film and guided the rest of the art department throughout pre-production and principle photography.

12/12 – 1/13

Art Director Shoot the Moon

Internet — Columbia College Chicago Details
12/12 – 1/13

Supervised the Art & Design logistics of the film, while also performing labor tasks.

9/12 – 11/12

Production Designer The Wind and The Leaves

Internet — Columbia College Chicago Details
9/12 – 11/12

Oversaw the design of the film and guided the rest of the art department throughout pre-production and principle photography.

5/12 – 7/12

Production Designer Minnesota Nice

Independent Short — Internet — Attic Films Details
5/12 – 7/12

Oversaw the design of the film and guided the rest of the art department throughout pre-production and principle photography.

Media

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Education

Class of '15

Columbia College Chicago

80 credits completed(On hiatus).

My Gear

  • A variety of Hi-8 options
  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • Canon Rebel T3

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Construction Labor & Design
  • Final Cut 7
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Scenic Painting