An Honours BFA from Ryerson University, independent filmmaker, actor and stuntman, Tyler’s largest success has come from the advertising world as a director for Untitled Films. 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, MasterCard, Microsoft, Molson, Budweiser, Toyota, Volkswagen, Rogers, Tim Horton’s and Warner Brothers, among others.
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. His independent 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” is currently on the festival circuit. It 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’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.
Tyler resides in Toronto with his wife, two daughters and his Boston Terrier.
Jonathan is a Supervising Producer at the Bell Media Agency, working with one of the best creative teams in the country to write, produce and direct commercials for brands such as CTV, CraveTV, CTV News, Bravo, TSN, Gusto, BNN, CP24, The Comedy Network and many more. Jonathan has won numerous Promax North American Marketing awards for his work in the industry over the last decade.
Jonathan is a Ryerson University Film School honours graduate, and is the writer and director of several short films that have screened at festivals across North America. He also produced the action short film that “All-In” is based on.
You can follow Jonathan on twitter at @JonathanPopalis
Jordan is an actress based in Canada, who has become known for her versatility and ability to fit seamlessly into any genre of film or role. She has become known for projects such as FXX’s comedy Man Seeking Woman, Sci Fi’s 12 Monkeys, CW’s iZombie and Supernatural, the Clive Owen/Andrew Niccol feature film Anon, and most notably for her lead role as the AI matriarch ‘Grace’ in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. With a loyal fan base who have followed her career throughout these varying esteemed projects, we are excited to have Jordan step into the action film genre, and portray the female leading role of Aria in “All-In”. Jordan was featured in this role for the proof of concept trailer, directed by Tyler Williams, and her athletic abilities and layered emotional performance contributed greatly to the final product. Jordan also worked with “All-In” writer/producer Jonathan Popalis in 2017 when he directed Driver Is Arriving Now, a short film that Jordan wrote, produced, and co-starred in.
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An honours graduate from Seneca College/York University, Plato is the co-founder and CEO of Fast Motion Studios, one of Canada’s first independently operated motion capture and new media facilities. Providing pre-visualization, along with cutting edge action and motion capture services to the entertainment and technology sectors. He brings a vast wealth of experience from the worlds of gaming, feature film & television productions, action design, and visual effects. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations Plato is responsible for media development, strategic planning, and executive project management.
Amongst other accomplishments, Plato has been accredited in the industry in an array of diverse roles, including: executive producer, producer, action director, performer and stunt/fight coordinator.
This is evident in a number of production credits; Executive Producer: Lost Girl (TV Drama series: Seasons 1-6); Executive Producer: Drive-Through: The Story Movie; EP/Producer: 3D Chef (TV Lifestyle-TV Series); Producer: Drop Dead Roses (Film); Producer: Wolfing (Film).
As the founder of Hero Artists Agency, Jessica has been a talent agent and celebrity manager for 6 years in both the Canadian and US entertainment industry. Jessica is also producer and co-founder of Toronto-based Lightbox Pictures.
Since 2013, Jessica has raised equity, development and gap financing for both Canadian and US independent films. Her first film as an executive producer, Forsaken, starring Kiefer Sutherland, Donald Sutherland and Demi Moore, premiered at the Gala Presentation of TIFF in 2015. She currently is an executive producer on projects in various stages with CBC, Temple Street Productions, Frantic Films and Sony/NBC Universal.
Eye of the Storm Pictures is a Toronto-based independent film production company specializing in action films. Founded in 2006. Owned and operated by its founder, Tyler Williams.
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