Tara Bayat is a New York based videographer and editor who grew up in Egypt and The Netherlands. She moved to the United States in 2010 to pursue a B.A. in Cinema Studies at Purchase College, SUNY. Upon graduating in 2014, she interned at Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and worked as an assistant lecturer at Purchase College. Since 2016, she has worked in New York City on narrative feature films as an assistant and apprentice editor, while simultaneously exploring her own visual style on a variety of multi-media projects.