An Honours BFA from Ryerson University, independent filmmaker, actor and stuntman, Tyler first found success in the advertising world as a director for Untitled Films and has since become successful in the narrative film world on hit shows such as Apple TV’s “See” and Amazon Prime’s “The Boys”.
Tyler has an extremely hands on approach when it comes to filmmaking. He has directed, shot and edited projects for clients such as Audi, BMW, Air Canada, CAA, Crimestoppers, MasterCard, Microsoft, Molson, Budweiser, Toyota, Volkswagen, Rogers, Tim Horton’s, WSIB and Warner Brothers, among others.
Tyler’s ‘Go Ask Dad’ spot for Gillette brought home a Bronze Lion at Cannes 2016 and received worldwide press including a write up in Vanity Fair. His commercials for Molson Canadian were some of the top spots in Canada over 2014/2015 earning awards at every major show in Canada. His work with celebrities from all walks of life for MasterCard’s Priceless campaign earned him top picks from Creativity and Adage.
A lifelong martial artist and action film aficionado, when he’s not directing Tyler moonlights as a stunt actor and fight coordinator for film and television. Most recently he served as assistant fight coordinator on the 4th season of Amazon Prime’s hit series “The Boys.”
His 2012 short film “All-In” screened at festivals in Los Angeles, Toronto, New York, Las Vegas, Grand Rapids and Boston, winning awards for “Best Fight Choreography” and “Male Action Performer of the Year” and nominations for “Best Stunts”, “Best Editing” and “Best Short Film.” It is currently in development as a feature film.
His 2019 short film “Sky So Blue” premiered in the US at the Buffalo Dreams International film festival and in Canada at the Blood in the Snow film festival in Toronto, where it earned a nomination for “Best Short Film”.
Tyler resides in Toronto with his wife, two daughters and his Boston Terrier.