About the Filmmaker
Marshall Tyler is an award-winning filmmaker based in Los Angeles. His critically acclaimed short, Night Shift premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2017. Executive Produced by Viola Davis and Julius Tennon, the film won numerous honors including the Gold Hugo Grand Jury Award at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. The film went on to tour the world in over 50 festivals and screened in various museums including the Whitney Museum of Art in New York City and in his childhood state of Hawaii at the Honolulu Museum of Art as part of the 2017 Sundance Short Film Tour.
Marshall's next short, Cap features an original score performed by the celebrated Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA). Both films (Night Shift and Cap) present touching performances by Tunde Adebimpe (lead singer of indie-rock band TV On The Radio) and showcase an array of outstanding acting talent. Marshall is a 2018-2020 fellow in the Disney ABC Television Directing Program. He is also a 2018 mentee in the Ryan Murphy Half Initiative.
Marshall got his start in the Hollywood film trenches under his mentor, Michael Mann on film sets like Miami Vice and Public Enemies. His feature-length documentary Skid Row premiered on Netflix, which shone a light on homelessness from a first person perspective.