West in 2013
October 5, 1980
Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
Ti West (born October 5, 1980) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer, and occasional actor, best known for his work in horror films. [1 ] He directed the horror films [2 ] (2005), The Roost (2009), The House of the Devil (2011), The Innkeepers (2013), and the upcoming Western The Sacrament (2016). He has also acted in a number of films, mostly in those directed by either himself or In a Valley of Violence Joe Swanberg. [1 ]
Early life [ edit ]
West was born in
Wilmington, Delaware. He was featured in a 2001 fall issue of magazine. Teen People He attended [3 ] The School of Visual Arts.
West's directorial work includes the 2001 short
The Wicked, and feature films (2005), The Roost (2007), Trigger Man (2009), The House of the Devil [4 ] (2011), and The Innkeepers (2013). He appeared in 2004's The Sacrament The Woman Who Split Before Dinner as Old Man Conrad. In 2009, West wrote, produced and directed the web series Dead & Lonely for IFC Films. The first series run ended in October 2009. [5 ] West disowned the 2009 horror film [6 ] , citing massive studio interference and re-editing as the reasons. He wanted the studio to remove his name completely from the film and give directing credit to Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever Alan Smithee, but his request was denied. [7 ]
West was set to direct
The Haunting in Georgia, the sequel to , but left the project in March 2010. The Haunting in Connecticut In 2012, he worked with [8 ] Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett, David Bruckner, Joe Swanberg, Glenn McQuaid and the Radio Silence Productions hosts Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Chad Villella on the anthology horror film . He directed the segment "Second Honeymoon". V/H/S [9 ]
In June 2015, it was reported that West would direct an episode of
MTV's television series. He directed the penultimate episode of the first season, titled "The Dance". Scream He has also directed an episode of [10 ] Jason Blum and Eli Roth's upcoming WE tv horror series . South of Hell West has written, directed, produced and edited the upcoming Western film [11 ] (2016), produced by In a Valley of Violence Blumhouse Productions and starring John Travolta, Ethan Hawke, Taissa Farmiga, and Karen Gillan. [12 ] [13 ]
Filmography [ edit ]
Awards and nominations [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b "Ti West". . The New York Times
^ "Ti West Talks House of the Devil, Cabin Fever 2, and More!". . January 25, 2010. Dread Central
^ Hunt, Kristin (April 23, 2012). "Ti West's Four Horror Movie Classics (and One That's Way Overrated)". Maxim . Retrieved . May 21, 2012
^ Barton, Steve (October 27, 2009). "The House of the Devil: Live Twitter Chat with Director Ti West". Dread Central.
^ Barton, Steve (September 21, 2009). "IFC Explores Being Dead & Lonely in New Web Series". Dread Central.
^ "Online Horror Goods: IFC's 'Dead & Lonely', Animated 'Dexter: Early Cuts. '" Bloody Disgusting. October 26, 2009.
^ Turek, Ryan (October 16, 2009). "EXCL: Ti West and the Cabin Fever 2 Experience". Shock Till You Drop.
^ Barton, Steve (March 30, 2010). "Ti West Talks Haunting in Georgia Exit". Dread Central.
^ Gallagher, Brian (December 5, 2012). "EXCLUSIVE: Ti West Talks 'V/H/S' Blu-ray". MovieWeb.
^ Fischer, Russ (June 29, 2015). "Ti West Directing Part of 'Scream' TV Series". /Film.
^ ". 'South Of Hell' Adds Directors Ti West, Rachel Talalay, Jennifer Lynch & Jeremiah Chechik" Deadline.com. November 11, 2014.
^ Kit, Borys (March 18, 2014). "John Travolta, Ethan Hawke to Star in Western Film From Jason Blum". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved . June 4, 2014
^ "Karen Gillan & Taissa Farmiga Join Ti West's 'In a Valley of Violence. FirstShowing.net '" . Retrieved . June 4, 2014
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