Born and raised in the Republic of Georgia, Tatia received her MFA from the American Film Institute. Her first feature film, FOREVER starring Deborah Ann Woll and Luke Grimes was released in the fall of 2015. Her short film FIRST KISS earned over 150 million views, Gold Lion and Clio. Follow up, UNDRESS ME, produced in collaboration with Showtime for MASTERS OF SEX, amassed over 40 million views. And her film LOVE AT FIRST TASTE for brand Knorr was the most viewed ad of 2016. Tatia was included in ADWEEK’s CREATIVE 100 as one of top 10 commercial directors making “coolest, strangest and loveliest ads.” Recent work includes campaigns for Delta, Ford, Facebook, and genre bending music videos for U2 and Rita Ora.


The New York Times:
Tatia Pilieva
A Kiss Is Just a Kiss, Unless It’s an Ad for a Clothing Company
A Deluge of New Summer Programs Has TV Marketers Scrambling

Refinery 29:
U2’s New Music Video Features Real Couples—& It’ll Tear Your Heart Out

Strangers Talk About the Stigma, Shame and Anguish of Debt in This Powerful SoFi Video
‘First Kiss’ Director Tatia Pilieva Made a Film for U2 About Real-Life Couples Saying Goodbye
10 Commercial Directors Making Today's Coolest, Strangest and Loveliest Ads
The 10 Best Ads of 2014
‘First Kiss’ Director Gets to Second Base With 'Undress Me' Sequel
The 10 Most Watched Youtube Ads in May: GoPro, P & G and Evian all make the list , but No.1 is a bit of a Surprise
This Unilever Brand Paired Up People With the Same Taste in Food to See if They Fell in Love

The Hollywood Reporter:
‘Forever’: Film Review
‘First Kiss’ Director Debuts Trailer for First Feature Film
Masters of Sex’ Enlists ‘First Kiss’ Filmmaker for Clothing-Free Promo

The Wall Street Journal:
Meet the Women Behind ‘First Kiss’

The Huffington Post:
The Story Behind ‘First Kiss’
This Is What Happens When 20 Strangers Are Asked To Undress Each Other And Get In Bed

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