Tamara McDaniel is a Phoenix-based producer, production manager, casting director, actress and voice over artist, as well as the founder of the award-winning Phoenix Independent Film Makers Group (PIFMG). Tamara was most recently the UPM on an international film, “NRI – Nayana Rara Intiki,” starring Srinivas Avasarala. She was also producer on “Girl, Wired!,” a feature about a preteen electronics genius which is now available on Amazon, as well as a producer on“KGOOG,” a reality show comedy about a dysfunctional production company which will also be available on Amazon.
Other films she produced include “Aliens From Uranus,” a science fiction comedy due out in 2020 starring Grant Cramer (“Killer Clowns from Outer Space”) and Dee Wallace (“ET” and “Cujo”), and “Margarine Wars” with Robert Loggia (“Independence Day”) and Doris Roberts (“Everyone Loves Raymond”), as well as “Hatfield and McCoy.”
Tamara has also produced numerous commercials and short films, including “The Nephila” starring Ellen Muth (“Dead Like Me”) and “Family 2.0” starring Christopher Atkins (“Blue Lagoon”) as well as several episodic television shows. Prior to her work in film, Tamara received a BS in International Business from Western International University and worked in the Utility industry for 21 years, 15 of those at the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station, where she ran multi-million dollar projects and designed nuclear engineering processes and procedures.