Tarin Jordan-Vandermast

Tarin is a female documentary filmmaker residing in Portland, Oregon. She is the Producer/Director in pre-production on her first feature documentary “Nod and Smile.” Nod and Smile tells the story of the aging waitress in America pre-COVID, during COVID, and where she fits in after the destruction and transformation of the restaurant industry due to COVID. Tarin worked as Producer, Director, DP, Sound, and Editor on her 1st film, a short documentary called The Urban Birder. The film premiered on OPB, ran at The Hollywood Theatre PDX, and screened at several film festivals in Portland, Oregon.