Tyler Fairbank is an Emmy-winning cinematographer and video director, specializing in time-lapse and stop motion techniques. His work tells captivating stories of time and place, providing a rabbit-hole journey into the interior world of a location or subject.


After six years in broadcast television Tyler transitioned to working independently full-time. His time-lapse and hyperlapse videos are globally acclaimed and have received tens of millions of views online. Presented through Vimeo.com, he has received the prestigious "Staff Pick" for four of his films: Hello Singapore, The Big Island, Bonjour Paris, and Safari South Africa.


Tyler's work can be found on Netflix, Showtime, National Geographic, PBS, ABC, SYFY, the Golf Channel, and Channel NewsAsia. His work has been used to demo high-end displays and as large-scale backdrops for events. Recent projects have been featured on Discovery, BBC Travel, Gizmodo, Conde Nast, The Telegraph, DailyMail, the Huffington Post, and Lonely Planet.

Tyler is currently based in San Francisco, California.

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National Geographic - Incredible Safari Hyperlapse - Short Film Showcase


National Geographic Italia - Bonjour Paris


BBC Travel - Paris Like You've Never Seen Her Before


Lonely Planet - Paris Video Captures First Time Visitor's Awe at the City of Light


Gizmodo - Dizzying Hyperlapse Tour of Paris is Better Than Being There


Conde Nast - 2 Weeks in Paris


GQ Magazine France - Discover Paris


Telegraph - Amazing timelapse shows 12-day safari in two minutes


Mirror- Photographer creates stunning timelapse video


DailyMail - The Big Five and beyond: Incredible timelapse video


Petapixel - A Hyperlapse of the South African Safari


FStoppers - 'Bonjour Paris' is a Whirlwind Hyperlapse of One of the World's Most Beautiful Cities


Dagbladet - Took 15,000 Snapshots on Safari


Unofficial Networks - Gorgeous 4K Time-Lapse of the Matterhorn


Thrillist - Tour Paris in 2 Minutes in This Breathtaking Hyperlapse Video


Huh Magazine - A 4K Tour of Paris


Timelapse Network - Bonjour Paris: A Hyper-Lapse Film


Trendland - Tyler Fairbank is Showing You Paris Like You've Never Seen it Before


Konbini - Tour Paris in Just 2 Minutes With This Stunning Hyperlapse


Resource Magazine - Hyper-Lapse Film Takes Viewers on a Tour Through Lively and Vibrant Paris


Hypebeast - Paris Remains as Vibrant as Ever in This 4K Hyperlapse

RightThisMinute - Photographer Captures Slow-Mo Beauty of NYC Snowstorm

RightThisMinute - Eight Days of Botswana Beauty

"Fairbank’s videos give a thorough and amazing tour of some of the world’s top destinations, capturing them from the sky, the ground and through various times of day thanks to the use of time-lapse. In a couple of minutes Fairbank manages to capture the essence of a place without it being hokey or poorly done."
- Lonely Planet