Tyler Byrnes is a New York City based filmmaker specializing in genre films, often with a queer focus. Born and raised near Buffalo, NY, Byrnes relocated to NYC in 2010 to attend the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College where he graduated with honors in Film Studies & Production in 2014.
In 2016 his short film BREAKFAST hit the festival circuit and garnered over thirty official selections and six awards, including Best Film, Best Editing, and Best Screenplay.
In addition to bringing his films to festivals, he also serves as a juror and host, screening submissions and hosting Q&As. Byrnes is a special juror for the Mirror Mountain Film Festival 2019, Third Eye Film Festival 2019, and co-hosted the East Village Queer Film Festival 2018.
Meanwhile, he has built a career as a freelance editor for commercial broadcast and web content. Working with studios in NYC like Brand New School, he has contributed to campaigns for Google, Marriott, Gillette, Amazon, Ford, and many more. Skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite, DaVinci Resolve, and other industry standard applications, please contact for booking information.