Photograph by Sean Jacobson

Talia drove from her hometown of Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles, CA after studying directing and screenwriting at Carnegie Mellon University. As a director she focuses on speculative storytelling using non-naturalistic narrative techniques, from dance to science-fiction 

Her work has been featured in Film Shortage, Directors Notes, NoFilmSchool, The Cut Magazine, the Hollywood Fringe Festival, the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, and the Los Angeles Dance Film Festival

In addition to her own projects, she has worked as an assistant to independent film directors Katharine O'Brien and Justin Lerner, a development consultant for Paula Wagner's Chestnut Ridge Productions, and as a producer and coordinator for companies including The Famous GroupSpecial Order Co., Midroll Media, and FREENJOY