Tara Miele is a filmmaker originally from Long Island. Her widely acclaimed film, Wander Darkly, starring Sienna Miller and Diego Luna, was nominated for the Grand Jury prize at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and was distributed by Lionsgate. Currently, Tara is writing and is attached to direct Carrie and Me, a Carol Burnett bio-pic which is being produced by Tina Fey for Apple Films.
In addition to her feature work, Tara is well known for her 2016 viral video, “Meet a Muslim,” which she created to combat Islamophobia and which has over 45 million views. Most recently, Tara directed the Season 2 finale of Apple TV's anthology series Little America. Tara has also helmed fan-favorite episodes of Hawaii Five-0, Arrow, Batwoman, and Fantasy Island, as well as four micro budget features. She is a graduate of Ryan Murphy’s Half Initiative and the CBS Directing Initiative.
Tara is a Co-Chair of the Women’s Steering Committee at the Directors Guild of America where she helped launch the DGA’s first peer to peer mentorship program for women, The WSC Squad. In 2020, Tara was highlighted in Women In Film's Hire Her Back Campaign and BestDirectHer's Awards Campaign. Looking forward, Tara has a small aim to create work that changes the world and when she isn’t doing that, she’s busy raising two kids. Both love that their mom went viral.