Ty Granderson Jones invited and contracted by Studio Institute Global [formerly Relativity Studios School} and Filmaeon Genesis Studios for 3 months in Beijing, China to create, implement and teach a Master Acting for Film Class.
Ty Granderson Jones receives the 2016 Other Venice Film Festival “Abbot Award” for Best Short Film for his political action thriller “Diamond” —written, produced, directed by and co-starring Ty.
Ty stars in the independent feature, Window of Opportunity, coming soon to Video on Demand and limited theatrical release in LA and NYC. Ty re-visits on film a role he created on stage in the play version in 2006 which was well received. Both the play and the film was produced by rock legend John Densmore of The Doors. John and The Doors also did the film’s soundtrack.
Ty Granderson Jones co-directs and shares cinematography duty on this new hit music video from songstress Caitlin McGrath.
Ty stars in the #1 most watched webisode Jennifer on YouTube on the groundbreaking channel WIGS from noted directors/producers Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia. Google funded 100 million dollars to develop original short films for YouTube and WIGS is the premiere. Ty’s character will be involved in the ongoing storyline starring with Dawnn Lewis and Dana Davis.
A dark, edgy character study co-written by Ty, which was shot on location in New Orleans also starring Ty, had its debut at Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival 2010, and was screened at the Bronxville Film Festival in Chicago. “Napoleonic” NOW STREAMING on Opprime.tv – Subscribe and Watch!
Napoleonic has recently been accepted to screen at the Action On Film International Film Festival in Los Angeles, July 2011.