Tyler Gildin

Tyler Gildin
Title: Writer, director, producer
Education: Syracuse University
Location: New York, NY

Tyler Gildin is an award-winning director, producer, and creative, but most importantly a dad of two kids. He's the host of Father Material a weekly podcast where he chats with prominent creatives to discuss how fatherhood has impacted their creative process and the material they create.


Tyler is an Emmy award-winning Producer and Filmmaker with expertise in overseeing digital properties and guiding top-level creatives. Experienced in developing original programming and strategy that resonates with a highly engaged audience.

As one of the earliest employees of the premiere millennial publication Elite Daily, Tyler was instrumental in the site’s overall growth from early development to acquisition by DMGT Media in 2015 as well as Bustle Digital Group in 2017. As Executive Producer, Tyler was responsible for overseeing all creative, strategy, development, and production of original and branded video content. Tyler and his team excelled in all genres including short-form, long-form, scripted, documentary, and social content. Tyler oversaw the launch of 15+ original series as well as the execution of branded content initiatives for 20+ brands including T-Mobile, Burger King, Stoli, and The CW. Under his direction, Elite Daily won 4 New York Emmy Awards for Short Documentaries as well as one nomination and five Official Honorees for Webby Awards.

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