Simon Tarr is an American independent filmmaker, specializing in digital experimental animation and new media art. He has made short films, feature length motion pictures, and has given live cinema performances around the world.

He teaches new media art, game design, animation and digital art at the University of South Carolina, where he is the Media Arts program coordinator and an associate professor of art. In 2010, Professor Tarr was the recipient of the University Film and Video Association Teaching Award for achievements in pedagogy that contribute to the field of film and video education.

To find out more about Simon Tarr's artwork, visit his studio's website: Quark Nova

To find out more about the Media Arts program (Bachelor's and Master's degrees) at the University of South Carolina, please visit the program's Facebook page.