Awesomeness TV announces Tyler Oakley documentary
Film will be released in UK in December 2015
Today, Awesomeness Films announced their documentary on Tyler Oakley, SNERVOUS, will be released in December 2015 through a limited theatrical release and by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment globally on all major digital platforms. Directed by Amy Rice (BY THE PEOPLE: THE ELECTION OF BARACK OBAMA, LINDSAY), the film follows the life and career of 26 year-old digital icon, Tyler Oakley, through his sold out Slumber Party tour across the U.S., U.K., and Ireland. Producers on the film include Awesomeness Films' Brian Robbins and Matt Kaplan, along with Tyler, Korey Kuhl, Lisa Filipelli and Laura Flanagan.
After eight years of sharing snippets of his life online, see the intimate truth of Tyler Oakley's relationship with family, followers and fame on his sold out international tour.
“Tyler Oakley brings an incredible and inspiring message to his global fan base,” said Matt Kaplan, president of Awesomeness Films. “We are excited to share an unfiltered and behind-the-scenes look into his world.”
Tyler Oakley uploaded his first video in 2007 while he was a freshman at Michigan State. He now has over 350 videos online with over 490 million views, over 7 million subscribers and 21 million followers on social media. Tyler has become one of the biggest social media stars of this generation working with collaborators such as Grace Helbig, Jenna Marbles, Hannah Hart, Tanya Burr, Darren Criss, and many more. From being a resident advisor on campus to a teacher’s assistant, Oakley likes to give back to the community as well. He is a big supporter of the Trevor Project where he raised over $1 million for the organization. In 2014, he received the Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Web Star and Choice Web Collaboration as well as the Streamy Award for Entertainer of the Year and Activist Icon of the Year. In addition, he has written his own book titled “Binge.”
SNERVOUS TYLER OAKLEY, comes on the heels of the studio's recent casting announcement of BEFORE I FALL and follows a string of successful feature films from Awesomeness Films including SMOSH: THE MOVIE, which opened as the No. 1 comedy on iTunes, and EXPELLED, which debuted as the No. 1 film on iTunes along with being the No. 1 social movie of 2014.
Tyler Oakley is represented by Big Frame.
About Awesomeness Films
Awesomeness Films produces and distributes movies focused on young adult material that connect with global audiences. Awesomeness Films recently released SMOSH: THE MOVIE, which opened as the No. 1 comedy on iTunes, and EXPELLED, the No. 1 social movie of 2014. Projects currently in production include DANCE CAMP and SHOVEL BUDDIES, based on the Black List script, starring Bella Thorne and Kian Lawley as well as the Zoey Deutch starring BEFORE I FALL based on the bestselling YA novel by Lauren Oliver. Awesomeness Films is the film division of AwesomenessTV, the multi-platform media company owned by DreamWorks Animation (Nasdaq: DWA) and Hearst Corporation.
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third party partner film and television programing. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™, Digital HD and VOD. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 20th Century Fox, a 21st Century Fox Company.