Tali Barde

Activity: Writer, Director, Producer
Nationality: German
Lives in: Cologne, Germany
Writing languages: German, English
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Thriller, Sci-fi, Fantasy


Katharina Schwarz, Pagemagnet



Tali Barde works as a writer, director and producer in Cologne, Germany. With his own production company Avalon Film he produced his feature film debut ‘For No Eyes Only’ as an autodidact. After an internationally successful festival tour, the award-winning youth thriller was released in German cinemas at the end of 2014. In 2016 Tali was selected for the Berlinale Talent Campus.

Since completing the renowned Serial Eyes program in 2018, Tali has specialized in working in writers’ rooms and has developed several fictional series for various production companies such as UFA Fiction, Warner Bros. ITVP or Construction Film. At the end of 2019, the documentary series ‘Refugee Roads’ was published on JOYN, for which Tali is responsible as producer and co-director.

Since the beginning of 2020 he is part of a cross-project comedy writers’ room at the Network Movie production company in Cologne.

2020 / Lampboy, or The Universe Between Us / Director
Short Film / ifs internationale filmschule köln

2020 / 3 AM / Writer, Director, Producer
Music Film / Avalon Film

2019 / Refugee Roads / Co-Director, Producer
Documentary Series / Avalon Film / Joyn

2015 / DOT / Writer, Director, Producer
Short Film / Avalon Film

2013 / For No Eyes Only / Writer, Director, Producer
Feature Film / Avalon Film

2017-2018 / Serial Eyes / DFFB, Berlin

2018-Present / Sean’s Amazing Travelling Pitch Circus / various European TV festivals
Co-host with Sabrina Amerell of a Stand-up Comedy Event for writers and producers

2014-2019 / Studiobühne Köln / Cologne, Germany
Docent in Directing Actors

2014-2016 / Goldener Spatz / Erfurt, Germany
Member of Selection Committee

2015 / Zlín Film Festival / Zlín, Czech Republic
Jury Member

2014 / Lucas Int. Film Festival / Frankfurt, Germany
Jury Member