Australia born, California raised, Tyler started dabbling in film at a young age, filming his friends skateboarding and surfing near his hometown of Ojai. His passion for travel, photography and storytelling punctuated his college years, culminating in a film degree.

Tyler honed his skills in documentary and music video making early on. His curiosity in human stories led him to create a series of films for VICE and The Surfer’s Journal, providing glimpses into the world of surfing, music, and adventure. Equipped at times with only a backpack and camera, Tyler has traveled to remote locations, capturing cinematic moments of human experiences for some of the top global brands.

To this day, documentary informs his style – a visual and intimate storytelling that meshes seamlessly with artful realism, marking a natural evolution in the constantly evolving commercial landscape. Carefully working with talent to tell stories that are both truthful and beautiful. Evolving into a multifaceted creative director, Tyler has developed and executed campaigns and original content strategies for tech start-ups and Fortune 500 brands.

His viral film for Intel “The Sartorialist” that he directed and edited, captures the humanity of renowned fashion photographer, Scott Schuman through a voyeuristic lens on the streets of New York City. The film was shortlisted for a Clio Award. His film “SHAMA” follows the rise of the Jamaican surf scene through the eyes of Shama Beckford. And his series “The Call” for NFL intimately captured the drama of NFL Draft day for players and their families.

Tyler has worked with clients such as Airbnb, Meta, Instagram, Google, Square, Patagonia, Hershey’s, Converse, Verizon, The NFL, Audi, Chevy, GMC, Ford, JEEP, Dodge, Budweiser, Pacifica, RVCA, Hurley, Billabong, Liberty Mutual, Subway and Dunkin’ Donuts among others.

Tyler lives in a former Ashram in the hills of Ojai, California with his wife and two sons.