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An Emmy, Telly and Webby award-winning creative agency that specializes in developing, producing and editing unique storytelling content for television, film and the web.



Fiction/Non-fiction development.



films, sizzle reels, web videos & branded content.


Infographics, Titles, Background Prep, Roto-Paint & Graphics Packages


A collection of our work in various genres.



An anagram of our names, Tamale Jar Productions is a team effort of Amar and Tejal Shah. We work together and individually on a variety of projects and platforms. We’ve created and produced award-winning content for networks like ESPN, Fox Sports, Spike, Tru TV and Syfy. Also, we're the executive producers and creators of the film festival favorite SAG short Sati Shaves Her Head, starring Hannah Simone from Fox's hit show New Girl and Sonal Shah from Scrubs.

We approach each project with imaginative brio, ferocious drive and consummate professionalism.  With artistic taste and commercial sensibility, we bring spicy storytelling and visual masala to all our work.




I am a multiple Emmy-winning producer/writer/editor with executive experience who has spent more than a decade at the highest levels of digital, television and film production. 

With a Cameron Crowesque start I covered the NBA for Slam Magazine and appeared on the cover of Sports 

Illustrated for Kids with Shaquille O’Neal at the age of 15.

During my time at ESPN, I produced features for SportsCenter and wrote a number of cover stories for

I later became a producer at Fox Sports and then headed social media content for sports at MySpace. I’ve been a development executive at DLP Entertainment and ESPN. I also executive produced and wrote the feature short “Sati Shaves Her Head” starring Hannah Simone from “New Girl.”

With digital media producing and strategy at NFL Media and The Orlando Magic under my belt, I’m committed to helping our clients achieve their needs with authentic, creative and smart strategy.



I bring creative visions to life. I’ve worked in Bollywood in front of the camera and now in Hollywood behind it. With a background in narrative, non-fiction and lifestyle programming I’ve produced for shows and created pitches and content for companies ranging from Disney, truTV, NFL, Syfy and more.

I have produced and directed a number of sizzle reels for companies like Octagon Entertainment, Momentum, Juma Entertainment and pitched to networks like Bravo, Tru TV, HGTV, Lifetime, E! to name a few. I’ve also directed major television actors in my short “Sati Shaves Her Head” starring Hannah Simone from Fox’s “New Girl” and Sonal Shah from “Scrubs.”

Prior to moving to the United States, I worked as a leading actress in Indian television. I’ve clocked over 500 episodes on air. This experience gives me a unique international perspective regarding each side of filmmaking.

My goal is to make sure that as we grow, we drive efficient client executions while always, always pushing creativity

Our work


Los Angeles, CA

Tel: 323-592-9005

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