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WELCOME

 

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Tara is a full time video and creative director at BuzzFeed. 

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YOUR PUPPY'S FIRST YEAR IN 60 SECONDS / PURINA + BUZZFEED / 2.4 MIL VIEWS

HOW RESCUE DOGS SAVE VETERANS / PURINA + BUZZFEED / 2.3 MIL VIEWS

FREDDIE SETS MAYA UP ON BLIND DATES WITH GUYS AND THEIR MOMS / CRAZY RICH ASAINS + BUZZFEED

NARRATIVE: 

MORTIFICATION / BEAN BIN PRODUCTIONS / WRITER - DIRECTOR - PRODUCER

ENTHUSIASTIC CONSENT / DIRECTOR - PRODUCER 

 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR:

FAMILIES WHO WERE TRANSFORMED BY RESCUING A DOG / NUTRISH + BUZZFEED

PRODUCING 

 

STAND UP AND EAT

This three season web series features up-and-coming comedians to find out what they eat over the sink when no one's watching. It received attention from a variety of publications including Bust Magazine and was featured in the LA Comedy Film Festival. Comedians included Emily Tarver, Matteo Lane and Jacqueline Novak. 

 

BEAN BIN PRODUCTIONS

Bean Bin Productions is a sketch comedy group made up of five talented women. Tara produced, wrote and starred in an array of videos, some of which were featured on Above Average.  Her favorite sketch she wrote has 500k views. 

Before BuzzFeed, Tara was associate producing for Bravo's The Real Housewives of Miami, Married to Medicine, and MTV's MADE.
 

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WRITING

Tara has been writing all kinds of content from feature screenplays, narrative shorts, essays, sketch comedies, commercial parodies, to branded content. Here is a small selection:

 

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The Convenience Carpet / Bean Bin Productions / Writer-Producer / 500k views

BIO

 

Born and bred in the faraway, crunchy land of New Hampshire, where Birkenstocks reign and cows sing, Tara Parian stole a covered wagon and escaped the monotony for the the Big Apple.

It was here where she fell into the mysterious rabbit hole of improv and sketch comedy. She co-created two video sketch teams, The Dirt-Poor Disheveled Divas and Bean Bin Productions. Her work has been featured in Cannes Short Film CornerLA Comedy Festival and the Made In NY Filmmakers Showcase. After years of trials and tribulations she eventually made her way to SNL and was featured on multiple episodes.

Once she finished chewing up that Very Big Bruised Apple (choking on many seeds along the way) the western winds were whispering her name, so she climbed back aboard the stolen covered wagon and landed upon the utterly chilly Los Angeles. Tara now exclusively drinks kombucha on draft and spends her time bird hunting in the hills with her cat Nancy Kerrigan. 

 

 
 

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