Tyler’s most recent film, Ironied (2015) has had great success, having won ‘Best Dramatic Short 2015’ - Beeston Film Festival, ‘Audience Choice Award & Best Fiction Film 2015’ – Plymouth Film Festival, ‘Gold Winner 2015’ – International Movie Awards, Jarkarta Indonesia.
The film was an Official Selection at Courtes Métrage Cannes Film Festival, Durham Film Festival, Somerset Film Festival, Maverick Movie Awards, Wendy’s Shorts, Portsmouth Film Festival and Indie Film Festival (Switzerland). Ironied was also an official selection in the National Screen Institute of Canada.
Tyler has been an avid performer in theatre for the past 25 years in such shows as West Side Story, Hamlet, Art, Romeo & Juliet, History of the Devil and Trojan Woman.
He has won several awards for his roles in comedic and dramatic productions such as George F. Walker’s Problem Child and funniest comedic show Fully Insured.
He has been nominated for best actor in shows such as Daniel McIvor’s Never Swim Alone and the notable Yazmina Riza’s Art. He has performed and toured throughout Canada and performed in shows as far abroad as Prague and Turkey with the auspicious group Black Hand Theatre. He has appeared on several television shows, The History Network, CBC, Discovery Network and commercials, as well as many principal roles in independent short films.
Born in Woodstock, Ontario, he has lived from coast to coast in Canada and is currently in Toronto where he works as an actor and director. Tyler is the owner and operator of Figurehead Films. His first film, Dragonfly, was accepted into the Short Film Corner at the 2012 Festival De Cannés and the Toronto Independent Film Festival.