Tara Veneruso graduated from the New York University film school. Her debut film project, “Janis Joplin Slept Here” won the Theatrical Feature: Documentary award at the 1994 Houston International Film Festival. She went on to produce, edit and direct numerous films, music videos and other media projects through her Los Angeles based company, Flaming Angel Films. She has served as a production consultant on major film projects including documentaries issued with New Line Cinema’s "Lord of the Rings."
From the guide to the Tara Veneruso Collection 2004-009; 2004-125., 1993-1997, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)