Eran Tahor

Eran graduated in Philosphy and Film Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, shortly after he worked through the ranks of 2nd and 1st AC and began shooting music videos and short films. In 2001 he won best cinematography for the short film Holy Water - at M-Net new directions.

In the following years Eran filmed numerous documentaries and short films in South Africa and abroad. Most notable are A Walk Down Independence Road (Namibia 90min) for director Kelly Kowalsky (U.S.), Don't Fuck With Me, I Have 52 Brothers and Sisters (SA 90min) for director Dumisani Pakhati (S.A.), White Lies (short film) for director Benedicte Roumega.

In 2005 - 2006 Eran collaboratedwith some of the most prominent South African directors, filming SMS Sugarman (feature) with director Aryan Kaganof (produced by DV8) and The Ruin (feature) - with director Darryl Roodt.

Eran also filmed A place Called Home 13 part TV series produced by T.O.M Pictures and a 90 - minute docu- drama titles Bhambatha (commemorating the centenary year of the Bhambatha rebellion), with director Rehad Desai and Uhuru Productions.

Eran is a guest lecturer on cinematography at Monash University South Africa and was invited by film factory to lead a master classin digital cinematographyat the 2007 Rotterdam film festival. 

Eran lives in Melville, Johannesburg and surfs in Big Bay.