Beau Tardy

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Gender Male
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Media Professional
Location Houston, TX, United States
Introduction Award winning Editor /Producer /Director Beau Tardy worked at MTV Networks in New York City, where he became senior animator in the influential MTV on-air graphics department. While at MTV, Beau created dozens of original opens, show packages, on-air promos, interstitial and brand messages, that aired nationally and throughout the world including design and editing for the original opens of The Real World and MTV Raps. He also worked for many broadcast clients including VH1, Nickelodeon, HBO, Showtime, ABC, NBC, Food Network and Cartoon Network. In 1997 Beau founded the award winning design and animation studio Dizzy Worldwide. Creative spots produced by Dizzy have aired in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia and won awards including three gold Broadcast Design Awards, an Emmy nomination, the Australasian TV Award for Best TV commercial and finalist at the London International Awards. Currently, Beau consults for select clients with high end branding, production and training.
Interests Art, Media, Culture and Technology, Music, Drawing, Animation, Comics.
Favorite Movies Main Hoon Na, The Weather Man, Chelovek-Amfibiya, Mad Love (1935), 300, Troy, Koyaanisqatsi, Melies movies, Tron (original), Life Aquatic, Darjeeling Limited...
Favorite Music Jazz, Funk, Soul, R'n'B, early Hip Hop, Nu-Jazz, Electronica
Favorite Books Understanding Media by Marshall McLuhan, The Human Use Of Human Beings Cybernetics And Society by Norbert Weiner, Plato's Republic, The Conquest Of Gaul by Jules Ceasar, The Histories by Herodotus, Democracy In America by Alexis de Tocqueville, The Travels by Marco Polo