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Anything for Fame

Tyler Funk
2023 | 85 minutes



Long Synopsis

A conversation with Director Tyler Funk


Excerpt 1: Ava

Excerpt 2: Jumanne

Excerpt 3: Jake


Meet the Influencers and the Experts

Jake Hillhouse

Jade Jadasaur

Peter Teatime

Jenna Drenten, PhD

Donna Rockwell, PsyD

Jamie Cohen, PhD


Tyler Funk
Filmmaker, Producer, Executive Producer

Photo : Peter Planta

Sebastian Mercado
Editor, Producer, Executive Producer

Photo : Peter Planta

Shirley Vercruysse
Producer, Executive Producer (NFB)

Photo : Emily Cooper


Directed by
Tyler Funk

Ava Louise,
Jake Hillhouse
Jade Jadasaur and
Peter Teatime

Written by
Tyler Funk and
Christopher Lorenz

Director of Photography
Peter Planta

Sebastian Mercado

Sound designers:
May Guimarães,
Patrick Mallen

Produced by
Tyler Funk,
Sebastian Mercado 
Shirley Vercruysse

Executive producers
Sebastian Mercado,
Tyler Funk
Shirley Vercruysse

Produced with the participation of the Telus Fund, Creative BC and the Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit

A North of Now Films and National Film Board of Canada co-production

Press Relations

  • About North of Now Productions

    North of Now is a creative production & digital consultant agency based out of Vancouver, BC and for the past three years has filmed ads all across North America.

    Producing broadcast ads for brands such as Coca-Cola and Band-Aid among many others we specialize in creating both traditional and non-traditional advertising, working with numerous firms in a variety of fields to bring their message to the public both online and on television.


  • About the NFB

    The NFB is Canada’s public producer and distributor of award-winning documentaries, auteur animation, interactive stories and participatory experiences, working with talented creators across the country. The NFB is taking action to combat systemic racism and become a more open and diverse organization, while working to strengthen Indigenous-led production and gender equity in film and digital media. NFB productions have won more than 7,000 awards, including 12 Oscars. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca.