Mission StatementBlack Tandem
BLACK TANDEM IS A FILM PRODUCTION AND VIDEO CONTENT COMPANY BASED IN LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK CITY. WE ARE COMMITTED TO PRACTICING A CINEMATIC ART THAT IS THOUGHTFUL, CREATIVELY REWARDING, FINANCIALLY VIABLE AND REFLECTS LIGHT UPON THE HUMAN CONDITION.
Brad BlackCreative Director
Brad is a representational, figurative artist dividing time between NYC and Los Angeles. Dedicated to the thoughtful craftsmanship of bespoke artwork, Brad caters to a rarified patronage of royals, aristocrats and captains of industry. His work spans the mediums of drawing, painting, silkscreen printing, sculpture, photography, film and video.
His artwork resides in the collection of:
Middle Eastern Royal Families, Blenheim Palace, Spanish Royal Family, Yugoslav Royal Family, Berkeley Castle, Bacon, Bolen, Bronfman, Cisneros, Guest, Kennedy, Kovner, Sabbagh, Ziff.
An All-American/ Academic athlete, Brad was a scholarship student at Duke University as well as the New York Academy of Art where he received his Bachelor of Arts and MFA, respectively. Formerly a Ford model, Brad is married to actress, Taylor Black. Their idle time is spent with their family, horses or traveling.
Brad is responsible for the design, writing, directing, cinematography, camera work, editing and colouring of every Black Tandem project.
A graduate of Columbia University Film Studies Program with a concentration in Production, Taylor began her education in film and digital video at the age of 14, originating the series regular role of Sydney Harris on ABC’s, All My Children. She has since furthered her knowledge of production dynamics with roles on CBS’s, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Blue Bloods, NYC 22, Person of Interest and Unforgettable, NBC’s, Law & Order, 30 Rock, Midnight Texas, ABC’s, One Life to Live, CW’s, Dynasty, Gossip Girl, FOX‘s, Lucifer, AMC’s, Feed The Beast, to name a select few.
Taylor’s film and television credits have allowed her to star opposite Academy Award Nominees, Golden Globe, BAFTA, Screen Actors Guild and Emmy Award Winners such as Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Sinise, Nicholas Hoult, Alec Baldwin, Anthony Mackie, Jim Caviezel, Peter Strauss and Susan Lucci. Most recently, Taylor wrapped a supporting lead in George Nolfi’s, The Banker, which follows her supporting role in Woody Allen’s upcoming film project, A Rainy Day In New York. She is also Dynasty‘s newest cast member on the CW Network.
Under the umbrella of Black Tandem Productions, Taylor starred in and has overseen the production of, Les Falaises (2016) and Helen of Troy (2017) shot in France, Canada and the United States. Helen of Troy (2017) screened at its first Academy Award eligible film festival March 2018 (@BIFF 2018) and concludes its festival run with a screening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Hollywood in early 2019.