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A B O U T

Tyler Pina is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker who has directed more than a hundred videos over the past decade. His first short film “88 Cents” has been selected to screen at over 30 international film festivals and has received more than 40 awards, including 8 for Best Director and 3 for Best Screenplay. Tyler is also the recipient of multiple Telly and CINDY Awards for his previous music video and commercial work. More recently, he was employed as a director and producer for Vox Media, creating content for it’s verticals The Verge and Recode. Tyler’s videos for The Verge reach over 130 million views per month; two of which were nominated at the 2018 Northern California Area Emmy Awards. Of those, one was awarded an Emmy in the Technology category.


 

AWARDS

2018 Emmy Award – Technology

2018 Emmy Award – Technology (Nomination)

2017 Telly Award – Short Form / Social General-Culture & Lifestyle

2017 Telly Award, Directing – Commercials / Marketing

2016 Kent State University Fast-Track Alumni Award

2015 Gold Cindy Award, Directing

2015 Gold Cindy Award, Editing

2015 Gold Cindy Award – Music Video

2015 1st Place, Music Video – BEA Festival of Media Arts

2014 Telly Award – Music Video

2014 Digital Media Achievement Award

 

 

“88 CENTS” FESTIVAL AWARDS

MINDFIELD FILM FESTIVAL, ALBUQUERQUE

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Screenplay

Win: Best Actor

Win: Best Editing

Win: Best Cinematography

Win: Best Original Score

 

MINDFIELD FILM FESTIVAL, LOS ANGELES

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Cinematography

Win: Best Short Screenplay

Win: Best Score

 

GLOBAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Win: Global Film of the Month

Win: Best Drama

Win: Best Director – Honorable Mention

 

INDIAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Actor

 

SILICON BEACH FILM FESTIVAL

Best sound

 

LA SHORTS AWARDS

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director – Honorable Mention

Win: Best Cinematography

Win: Best Score

Win: Best Lighting

Win: Best Screenplay

Win: Best Editing

 

LA EDGE FILM AWARDS

Win: Best Narrative Short

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Actor – Runner Up

Win: Best Cinematography

 

NYC INDIE FILM AWARDS

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Actor

Win: Best Score

 

HOLLYWOOD HILLS FILM AWARDS

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Actor

Win: Best Score – Second Place

 

AROUND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, AMSTERDAM

Win: Best Director

 

WORLDFEST HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Remi Award

 

EURASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Actor

 

EURASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Actor

 

NICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Cinematography of a Short Film

Nomination: Best Director of a Short Film

Nomination: Best Lead Actor of a Short Film

Nomination: Best Original Score

Nomination: Best Costume

 

WORLD MUSIC & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination: Best Actor

Nomination: Best Director

Nomination: Best Screenplay

Nomination: Best Makeup

Nomination: Best Cinematography

 

MADRID INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination: Best Short Film

Nomination: Best Lead Actor in a Short Film

Nomination: Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film

 

 

“88 CENTS” OFFICIAL FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Maryland International Film Festival

Nice International Film Festival

Madrid International Film Festival

Romford Film Festival

Firenze FilmCort International Festival

Indian World Film Festival

Silicon Beach Film Festival

WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival

Auckland International Film Festival

Eurasia International Film Festival

Regina International Film Festival & Awards

Mindfield Film Festival, Albuquerque

Mindfield Film Festival, Los Angeles

World Music & Independent Film Festival

Around International Film Festival,  Amsterdam

Hollywood Hills Film Awards

Global Film Festival Awards

NYC Indi Film Awards

LA Shorts Awards

Rome Independent Prisma Awards

LA Edge Film Awards

Rome Elephant Film Awards

Haryana International Short Film Festival

Rosarito International Film Festival

Palm Springs International Shortfest Market

Cannes Short Film Corner