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Tyler Pina is an Emmy Award-winning director. His first short film “88 Cents” has been selected to screen at over 55 international film festivals and has received more than 50 awards, including 9 for Best Director and 4 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 reached 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. Tyler is currently living in Los Angeles working as a director and editor for his company Neon Flamingo Films.


 

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

REGINA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AND AWARDS

Win: Best International Short Film

 

EURASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Actor

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

SILICON BEACH FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Sound

 

MINDFIELD FILM FESTIVAL, LOS ANGELES

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Cinematography

Win: Best Short Screenplay

Win: Best Score

 

LA EDGE FILM AWARDS

Win: Best Narrative Short

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Actor – Runner Up

Win: Best Cinematography

 

MINDFIELD FILM FESTIVAL, ALBUQUERQUE LIVE

Win: Best Urban Drama

 

ONIROS FILM AWARDS

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

 

NYC INDIE FILM AWARDS

Win: Best Short Film

Win: Best Director

Win: Best Actor

Win: Best Score

 

WORLDFEST HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Remi Award

 

SHEPPERTON SCREENWRITING FESTIVAL

Win: Best Film

 

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

 

QUEEN PALM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Short Film – Drama

Win: Best Director of a Short Film

Win: Best Actor of a Short Film

Nomination: Best Producer of a Short Film

 

KEW GARDENS FESTIVAL OF CINEMA

Win: Best Short Narrative

Nomination: Best Lead Actor

 

THE TWIN TIERS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Win: Best Drama Short

Win: Best Of Fest Short

Win: Best Director of a Short

Nomination: Best Actor in a Short

 

BURBANK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination: Best Short Film

Nomination: Best Lead Actor in a Short Film

 

MADRID INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination: Best Short Film

Nomination: Best Lead Actor in a Short Film

Nomination: Best Original Screenplay of a Short Film

 

AMSTERDAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL OF WORLD CINEMA

Nomination: Best Short Film

Nomination: Best Lead Actor in a Short Film

 

WORLD MUSIC & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination: Best Actor

Nomination: Best Director

Nomination: Best Screenplay

Nomination: Best Makeup

Nomination: Best Cinematography

 

LONG BEACH INDIE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Nomination: Best Narrative Short

 

 

“88 CENTS” OFFICIAL FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

Amsterdam International Festival of World Cinema

Around International Film Festival Amsterdam

Auckland International Film Festival

Bristol Independent Film Festival

Burbank International Film Festival

Cannes Short Film Corner

Chi-town Multicultural Film Festival

Diamond In The Rough Film Festival

Eurasia International Film Festival

Eyecatcher Film Festival

Firenze Filmcort International Festival

Global Film Festival Awards

Golden Door International Film Festival

Great Lakes International Film Festival

Haryana International Short Film Festival

Hollywood Hills Film Awards

Indian World Film Festival

Kapow Intergalactic Film Festival

Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

La Edge Film Awards

Lanette City Film Festival

La Shorts Awards

Long Beach Indie International Film Festival

Louisville’s International Festival of Film

Madrid International Film Festival

Maryland International Film Festival

Maykop International Film Festival

Mindfield Film Festival Albuquerque

Mindfield Film Festival Albuquerque Live

Mindfield Film Festival Los Angeles

Nice International Film Festival

North Hollywood Cinefest

Nyc Indie Film Awards

Oil Valley Film Festival

Oniros Film Awards

Palm Springs International Shortfest Market

Queen Palm International Film Festival

Reel East Texas Film Festival

Refugees Welcome Film Festival

Regard – Saguenay International Short Film Market

Regina International Film Festival & Awards

Rome Elephant Film Awards

Rome Independent Prisma Awards

Romford Film Festival

Rosarito International Film Festival

Royal Starr Film Festival

Shepperton Screenwriting Festival

Silicon Beach Film Festival

Silver State Film Festival

The Twin Tiers International Film Festival

Västerås Film Festival

Worldfest-houston International Film Festival

World Film Fair

World Music & Independent Film Festival