Tyler Wolfgang Moore is a writer, director and producer. His creative interests started at a young age, from doodling comic books at 7, to teaching himself how to animate on his terrible Windows 98 computer at 11. In 2006, he made his first short cartoon and hasn’t stopped since.
In the time before Illumination Cinema, Tyler created over one hundred online videos, including four short films. In 2013, while beginning production on “Brimstone Terrace”, he co-founded Illumination Cinema with Christopher Strong and Jamie Zin. They went on to produce the six episode mini-series and Tyler’s first feature film, “Living After Midnight”.
As of now, Tyler is working on his second feature film and serving as a writer and producer projects with his collaborators.
Film by Illumination Cinema / Tyler W. Moore (Crime, Drama, Thriller and Animation) Writer/ Director/ Executive Producer/ Actor/ Editor A reluctant loan shark is forced into an underground, bare knuckle boxing tournament after he and his partner screw up a deal for their boss. On top of his dangerous work life, he must also learn to cope with his broken family.
Film (short) by Illumination Cinema / David J. Cantu (Drama and Short) Writer / Producer / Actor In an attempt to stop his internet stardom from fading away, a young man agrees to be on a web show giving a retrospective of his work. However, when his old friend joins as an unexpected guest, they take the opportunity to catch up and hash out their left over discrepancies.
Film (short) by Illumination Cinema / David Wayne Young (Drama and Animation) Writer / Producer / Animator / Voice Actor An exploratory short depicting one family's struggle with mental disease as it causes the father and his friend to both feel a loss in each one's sense of self.
Illumination Cinema Movie Podcast
Internet by Illumination Cinema Host / Producer / Editor
Another Day Colder
Film (short) by Illumination Cinema / Beth Christine (Animation) Producer / Animator / Voice Actor A seemingly impassive young woman struggles to find her purpose in a dysfunctional world where all that seems to go on for her is work and sleep. Despite all of this, she can't seem to give up at the end of the day.
Living After Midnight
Film by Illumination Cinema/ Tyler W. Moore (Comedy, Drama and Thriller) Writer/ Director/ Executive Producer/ Actor/ Editor Three friends go for a night on the town on New Years Eve. But after one of them is accidentally shot, they have to find a way to handle the situation while other problems get in the way.
Film (short) by Illumination Cinema / Jamie Zin (Comedy and Animation) Producer/ Animator/ Actor Two sailors, stranded at sea, accidentally break time and debate what action to take before their world surely ends.
The Pink Elephant Podcast
Internet by Joey Crozier Host / Editor
Series by Illumination Cinema, Blip TV & Channel Frederator/ Tyler W. Moore (Comedy and Drama) Creator/ Executive Producer/ Director/ Head Writer/ Voice Actor Alan Carpenter makes the impulsive mistake of taking his own life. Not long after, he finds himself sentenced to an eternity in Hell. But the cruel, dark underworld doesn't work exactly how we all expected. In the past centuries, things have changed and the devil himself is showing sympathy for those who barely made the cut. Now, alongside his new friends, Alan must learn to face his fate and adapt to life in Hell.
Wish You Were Here
Film (short) by Illumination Cinema / Christopher Strong (Drama) Writer/ Editor Two friends examine the meaning of their relationship after a mutual friend passes away. This was created for the Dallas 48 Hour Film Festival.
The Legend of Daniel
Film (short) by Grindhouse Films/ Tyler W. Moore (Comedy and Drama) Writer/ Director/ Producer/ Editor A story about the everyday thoughts of a sock puppet named Daniel. When his life begins to take a twist his thoughts begin to consist of darker themes such as questions of faith, the value of his own life, suicide and the social implications of being strange.
Film (short) by Grindhouse Films/ Tyler W. Moore (Comedy) Director/ Producer/ Writer/ Editor/ Actor The story of a young couple's marriage from engagement until the bitter end.
Monsters in the Closet
Film (short) by Grindhouse Films/ Tyler W. Moore (Comedy) Director/ Producer/ Writer/ Editor/ Actor Timmy is seeing monsters in his closet, but his parents don't believe him.
Audience Choice Award - First Friday Film Festival Kansas City
Best Kansas Animated Short - Doc Sunback Film Festival
Best Web Series - American Online Film Awards