Still the 5 year old sitting cross legged on the tiled floor too close to the black and white television, Tanya Taylor remains excited and passionate about visual storytelling. With almost two decades of production experience, she is a multi-faceted director-producer-writer-showrunner who hails from Jamaica having produced over 400 hours of content.
She made her transition to television after a three-year tenure in Advertising, in which she served as a Creative Director for various campaigns for KFC, Pizza Hut, Jamaica Broilers and many others. That experience inspired her to get behind the camera and embark on directing commercials and long form content.
In 2002, Tanya founded Anyhoo Productions, a boutique company that specialized in creating branded content from concept to completion. During her time overseeing Anyhoo, she co-created a 9 season studio series, the KFC Quiz Show, and a competition reality series, Heineken Green Synergy (2010). She also produced and directed several other series including the international game show (Digicel’s) Deal or No Deal.
Tanya remains devoted to crafting creative content. From commercials to narrative to reality series, her experience and expertise spans across a variety of formats.
In 2019 she wrote, directed and produced her first narrative short, WINSTON. Garnering her a nomination for best screenplay and 2 best actor awards for the titular character. Tanya is currently developing the docu-fiction feature Jamaican Pride as well as several other projects.