Warriors (2008)

Welcome to the website of Tyler Young.

I am a factual film and television Producer, Unit Production Manager, and Episode Writer with over 300 projects to credit. I offer passionate story producing, and exceptional production management services worldwide, specializing in food, lifestyle, adventure and historical programming genres. Be sure to check out my Projects page to see some of the work I've done.

Untitled Survival Series (2013)

Animal Planet / High Noon Entertainment
Unit Production Manager
International reality series featuring remote locations.

Responsible for all field logistics, crews, equipment & budgets.
Developed high-tech surveillance & sat-com systems.
Researched & scouted remote locations worldwide.
Managed cast & crew of 30, plus vendors

Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (2012)

National Park Service / Great Divide Pictures
Unit Production Manager / Casting Producer
Feature film style production of historical doc.

Managed all field logistics, casting, crew and budgets.
Cast over 200 reenactors and 10 major roles.
Built extensive period Civil War sets.
Produced makeup fx, special effects and pyrotechnics.

Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2012)

Food Network / Citizen Pictures
Segment Writer / Final Cut Pro Stringout
Hit food nostalgia series with host Guy Fieri.

Wrote segments and cut stringouts on Final Cut Pro.
Developed story beats and character arcs.

Battle of Chickamauga (2011)

National Park Service / Great Divide Pictures
Unit Production Manager / Casting Producer
Feature film style production of historical doc.

Managed all field logistics, casting, crew and budgets.
Cast over 200 extras.
Extreme Attention to historical accuracy.
Managed all depts including makeup, props and special effects.

Shiloh: Fiery Trial (2011)

National Park Service / Great Divide Pictures
Unit Production Manager / Casting Producer
Feature film style production with 400 cast & crew.

Managed all field logistics, casting, crew and budgets.
Cast over 350 extras and 30 major roles.
Built extensive period 1861 Civil War sets.
Managed all depts including makeup, props and special effects.

Last Cake Standing (2011)

Food Network / High Noon Entertainment
Senior Producer / Episode Writer
6 part competition elimination series

Conducted emotional interviews with contestants.
Story produced 1 episode.
Edited string out on Avid Media Composer.

Cake Boss (2010)

TLC / High Noon Entertainment
Episode Writer / Avid Stringout
Hit series featuring Buddy Valastro's NJ bakery.

Wrote episodes and cut Avid stringouts.
Developed story beats & character arcs.

Battle of the Little Bighorn (2010)

National Park Service / Great Divide Pictures
Unit Production Manager / Assistant Director
Feature film style production of period 1876 historical doc.

Managed all field logistics, casting, crew and budgets.
Worked with Native American actors and US Cavalry units.
Built Indian village set, managed props, wardrobe and special effects.

Extreme Cuisine with Jeff Corwin - Peru (2009)

Food Network / Citizen Pictures
Unit Production Manager / Casting Producer
International food & travel series with host Jeff Corwin.

Managed all field logistics, casting, locations, props, story development, crew, vendors, customs, carnet, insurance, budgets, contracts, and extensive host needs.

Warriors with Terry Schappert - Zulu (2009)

History Channel / High Noon Entertainment
Unit Productin Manager / Assistant Director
International historical reenactment series.

Managed all field logistics, casting, locations, props, story development, crew, vendors, customs, carnet, insurance, budgets, contracts, and host needs.

Warriors with Terry Schappert - UK (2008)

History Channel / High Noon Entertainment
Unit Productin Manager / Assistant Director
International historical reenactment series.

Managed all field logistics, casting, locations, props, story development, crew, vendors, customs, carnet, insurance, budgets, contracts, and host needs.

Warriors with Terry Schappert - Maya (2008)

History Channel / High Noon Entertainment
Unit Productin Manager / Assistant Director
International historical reenactment series.

Managed all field logistics, casting, locations, props, story development, crew, vendors, customs, carnet, insurance, budgets, contracts, and host needs.

The Red Helmet (2008)

Independent Short Film / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Director / Climbing Cameraman
Award winning 5 min narrative short film.

Shot & Directed 5 min adventure sports narrative film.
Features climbing, kayaking, paragliding & BASE jumping.
Official selection in over 20 festivals worldwide.
Seen by more than 1 million people to date.

Storm Chasing with
Tim Samaras (2008)

National Geographic Channel / Tyler Young Films
Producer / Camera
Profile on Storm Chaser Tim Samaras

Followed Tim Samaras for 5 days documenting lightening and tornadoes. Profiled storm chasing technology, science and research. Followed team through extreme weather action.

Haulin' House (2008)

HGTV / High Noon Entertainment
Senior Producer / Episode Writer / Camera
Dramatic construction series physically moving houses.

Managed field logistics for complicated multicam shoots.
Extensive interviews with homeowners & contractors.
Operated timelapse and B-cameras.

Sweat Equity with Amy Matthews (2007)

DIY Network / High Noon Entertainment
Supervising Producer
Hit remodeling series with host Amy Matthews.

Developed, pitched and produced 26 episodes.
Managed staff, editorial direction and budget.
Directed host and managed network relationship.
Served as cameraman when needed.

Offbeat America (2006)

HGTV / High Noon Entertainment
Segment Producer / Writer
House tour series of unusual homes and characters.

Produced and wrote 72 segments across the US.
Directed host Patrick Clark & interviewed homeowners.
Researched and pitched new stories.