A Director from the Bay Area.
Tevin Tavares is an award winning writer, director, and producer born and raised in the Bay Area. His work has been featured in several media outlets including, Forbes, Black Excellence, Complex, Pigeons & Planes, XXL, 2 Dope Boyz, Hot New Hip Hop, and Nice Kicks. At just 24 years old Forbes Magazine compared Tavares to award winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler. 2016, his film “Numb in America” received a College Emmy, and in 2018 his film “Through Your Eyes” won Best Short Doc at the 2018 Long Beach Indie International Film Festival. In getting the opportunity to do films for Nike, his eye and gift for storytelling has reached national audiences. Tavares co-directed NBA All Star Damian Lillard’s first music video for his hit single, “Dre Grant” which has accumulated over 2 million views and has been featured on ESPN and in the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. In 2020 Tavares wrote and directed the animated film for Springhill Entertainment’s “More Than A Vote” Campaign which starred Stacey Abrams, Damian Lillard and Lebron James. Tavares made his directorial series debut directing the IMDB TV Original “Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers”. Tavares is represented by WME.