Tyler Jensen is a director, shooter, and editor based in NYC.
A Minnesota native, Tyler moved to NYC in 2011 to work as a shooter/editor/producer for Pitchfork.tv. Working with a small team, they created Pitchfork Weekly, a weekly show consisting of interviews, live performances, and headline news. While at Pitchfork, he directed videos for CHVRCHES, shot a documentary about Big Freedia, and hosted a music travel show through Europe.
Tyler’s short-form narrative, documentary and music video work has been featured at The New Yorker, Vice, Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, Boiler Room, TPT channel 2 and The Walker Art Center. He has created music videos for L'Assassins, MEN, Big Dipper, Matracia, Skeleton Head, and The Carry Nation. In 2020 he created a series of videos for the Bright Light Bright Light - Fun City album release as well as a live concert film.
With an official tent-pole premiere at Fantastic Fest, the feature documentary Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street that Tyler co-directed and edited was released theatrically and on demand in the United States and Australia. The film played in over 70 festivals internationally (including Frameline, Outfest, Inside Out, Newfest and Morbido) and was released as a Shudder exclusive on the streamer in June 2020.
Scream, Queen! is the winner of The Dorian Awards - LGBTQ Documentary of the Year and has a 100% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes.