Tyler Hagan is a Métis-Canadian filmmaker based in Vancouver, B.C. His producing credits include the feature debut from Kathleen Hepburn Never Steady, Never Still (2017; Shirley Henderson, Theodore Pellerin), The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019) by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn; and the three short films: No Words Came Down (2011), Jimbo (2013) & Never Steady, Never Still (2015).
The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open premiered at the Berlinale 2019 and all his films have played at the Toronto International Film Festival, followed by four selections by TIFF for Canada’s Top Ten. The Body Remembers was picked up for distribution by Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY, who released the film on Netflix and in Theatres in the US. The film received the prestigious Toronto Film Critcs’ Association Best Canadian Film Award, as well as 3 Canadian Screen Awards for Best Direction, Best Original Screenplay and Best Cinematography; and 3 Vancouver Film Critics’ Circle Awards including Best Canadian Film. Never Steady, Never Still was nominated for 8 CSA Awards, again including Best Motion Picture, and won 3 awards from the Vancouver Film Critics’ Circle, including Best Canadian and Best BC Film.
Tyler’s directorial work has shown at Berlinale and includes work with the NFB, CBC, and the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver. He received his BFA in Film from Simon Fraser University.