A B O U T
Tyler Pina is an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and owner of Neon Flamingo Films, a full service production company based in Los Angeles with high-profile clients including Netflix, Amazon, Disney, Google, Apple, Sephora, Square Enix, Goodyear, SEGA, Dolby Laboratories, and Verizon.
Tyler has over a decade of experience producing, directing, and editing, with both Avid and Adobe Creative Suite certifications. At the age of 20, he directed his first internationally distributed feature-length film. His last film 88 Cents — now streaming on Amazon Prime — played at Cannes in 2018. While screening at over 70 international film festivals, the short has won 67 awards, including 16 for Best Director, 7 for Best Screenplay, and 17 for Best Short Film.
Additionally, Tyler has won multiple Telly and CINDY Awards for his commercial, music video, and documentary work. In 2018, he received two Emmy Nominations and one Emmy Award in the Technology category as a series director for the show Next Level.
Tyler is passionate about telling stories that connect people and amplifying underrepresented voices.
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
Voyage LA – “Rising Stars: Meet Tyler Pina”
Bold Journey – “Meet Tyler Pina”
Shoutout LA – “Meet Tyler Pina | Movie Director”
The Mind Behind Leadership – “The Big Picture Episode with Tyler Pina” (Video / Podcast)
Film Threat – “88 Cents Review”
We Are Moving Stories – Interview with Tyler Pina, Director of 88 Cents
Blog Talk Radio – “KGFC Festival Talks With the Star and Director of 88 Cents” (Podcast)
Kent Wired – “Tackling Incarceration in America”
Elevations – “Telling the Story of the Recently Incarcerated Homeless Through Film” (Radio)
KSU – “Alumni Draw Attention to Social Issues Through Film”
KSU CCI – “Alumni Success Stories: Tyler Pina ’14”
Kent State Fast Track Awards – “Honoring KSU Alumni Tyler Pina” (Live Stream)