Company
The LA Film School
    TL Westgate is an award-winning writer/director (Emmy, Marcom, Telly, numerous film festivals) who often acts in his own films. He hails from Lansing, MI, but grew up in Naples, FL. He now resides in the Orlando, FL area and loves to travel to festivals in support of his films.
    • Writer (12 Credits)
      To the Point
      Screenplay, Short Script
      Heritage2020
      Short
      Bodyhackers2019
      Short
      Spy Guys2019
      Short
      An Orphan in Time2017
      Short
      For Luck2017
      Short
      Kids News2017
      Documentary, Short
      Manifest : Destiny2016
      Short
      Resolution2015
      Short
      The Perfect Dish2015
      Short
      M-Theory2014
      Short
      TechSquad2014
      Short
    • Producer (10 Credits)
      Spy Guys2019
      Short
      Li'l Cars2018
      Short
      For Luck2017
      Short
      Kids News2017
      Documentary, Short
      Manifest : Destiny2016
      Short
      Shadows in the Dark2016
      Short
      Resolution2015
      Short
      The Perfect Dish2015
      Short
      M-Theory2014
      Short
      TechSquad2014
      Short
    • Director (10 Credits)
      Spy Guys2019
      Short
      Li'l Cars2018
      Short
      For Luck2017
      Short
      Manifest : Destiny2016
      Short
      Shadows in the Dark2016
      Short
      The Dawning2016
      Short
      Resolution2015
      Short
      The Perfect Dish2015
      Short
      M-Theory2014
      Short
      TechSquad2014
      Short
    • Acting (8 Credits)
      Heritage2020
      Short
      Bodyhackers2019
      Short
      Spy Guys2019
      Short
      Jenny and Elle2018
      Short
      An Orphan in Time2017
      Short
      For Luck2017
      Short
      Resolution2015
      Short
      M-Theory2014
      Short
    • Editor (1 Credit)
      M-Theory2014
      Short
    • Special Effects (1 Credit)
      M-Theory2014
      Short
    • Cinematography (1 Credit)
      M-Theory2014
      Short
    Best Film
    Bodyhackers
    48 Hour Film Project
    Tampa, FL
    2019
    Best Florida Short
    The Perfect Dish
    Magic City Comic Con
    Miami, FL
    2016
    Best Anything Goes Light, Nominee Best Ensemble Cast
    The Perfect Dish
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler, FL
    2016
    Best Visual Effects
    The Perfect Dish
    Freedom Shorts Film Festival
    Pittsburgh, PA
    2016
    Best Made in Florida Film
    TechSquad
    Miami International Sci-Fi Film Festival
    Miami, FL
    2014
    Best Florida Film
    TechSquad
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler, FL
    2014
    Best of Brouhaha
    TechSquad
    Brouhaha
    Maitland, FL
    2013
    Best Film
    TechSquad
    FilmSlam
    Maitland, FL
    2013
    Audience Choice, Best Use of Dialog, Best Musical Score, Best Special FX, Best Directing, Best Film
    TechSquad
    48 Hour Film Project
    Orlando, FL
    2013
    Best Actress
    An Orphan in Time
    Love Your Shorts Film Festival
    Sanford, FL
    Best Floria Film
    An Orphan in Time
    Miami International Sci-Fi Film Festival
    Miami, FL
    Nominee Best Florida Film
    An Orphan in Time
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler Beach, FL
    Best Film, Best Writing, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Audience Choice, Nominee for the following: Best Use of Genre, Best Use of Character, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Graphics, Best Musical Score, Best Editing
    An Orphan in Time
    48 Hour Film Project
    Tampa, FL
    Best Comedy, Nominee Best Anything Goes Light, Nominee Best Directro
    For Luck
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler Beach, FL
    Best Florida Flavor Film
    For Luck
    Love Your Shorts Film Festival
    Sanford, FL
    Best Comedy
    For Luck
    15 Minutes of Fame
    Palm Bay, FL
    Best Comedy
    For Luck
    Melbourne Independent Film Festival
    Melbourne, FL
    Best Micro Short Comedy, Nominee Best Director Short Film, Nominee The Tostevin Award, Nominee The Adam Hampton Award
    For Luck
    Austin Revolution Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    Nominee Best Comedy
    For Luck
    Central Florida Film Festival
    Ocoee, FL
    Best Film, Best Writing, Best Choreography, Audience Choice, Nominee Best Actor
    For Luck
    48 Hour Film Project
    Orlando, FL
    Nominee Best VFX
    The Dawning
    San Francisco Comic Con
    San Francisco, CA
    Best Editing
    The Dawning
    Tampa Bay Comic Con
    Tampa Bay, FL
    Nominee Best Editing, Nominee Spirit of Comic Con
    The Dawning
    Indiana Comic Con
    Indianapolis, IN
    Best Florida Film
    The Dawning
    Miami International Sci-Fi Film Festival
    Miami, FL
    Best Actress
    The Dawning
    Geek Out Film Festival
    Hanover Park, IL
    Best Special Effects, Best Sound Design
    The Dawning
    48 Hour Film Project
    Jacksonville, FL
    Nominee Best Comedy, Nominee Best Actress, Nominee Best Actor
    Shadows in the Dark
    Southern States Indie Fan Film Fest
    Biloxi, MS
    Nominee Best Actor
    Shadows in the Dark
    Eyecatcher Film Festival
    McAlester, OK
    Nominee Best Comedy
    Shadows in the Dark
    Melbourne Independent Film Festival
    Melbourne, FL
    Nominee Best Comedy
    Shadows in the Dark
    Central Florida Film Festival
    Ocoee, FL
    Best Film
    Shadows in the Dark
    FilmSlam
    Maitland, FL
    Best Comedy, Best Ensemble, Audience Choice, Nominee Best Actress, Nominee Best Actor, Nominee Best Director, Nominee Best Florida Film
    Shadows in the Dark
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler Beach, FL
    Audience Choice, Best Costumes, Best Ensemble, Best Graphics, Best Writing, Nominee Best Director, Nominee Best Editing, Nominee Best Actor, Nominee Best Cinematography
    Shadows in the Dark
    48 Hour Film Project
    Orlando, FL
    Nominee Best Western Short
    Manifest : Destiny
    Austin Revolution Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    Best Western Short
    Manifest : Destiny
    Lionshead Film Festival
    Dallas, TX
    Nominee Best Director, Nominee Best Short Film, Nominee Creative Eye Award, Nominee Best of the Fest
    Manifest : Destiny
    Eyecatcher Film Festival
    McAlester, OK
    Best Anything Goes Dark, Nominee Best Cinematography, Nominee Best Actress, Nominee Best Ensemble
    Manifest : Destiny
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler Beach, FL
    Nominee Best Anything Goes Dark, Nominee Best Director, Nominee Best Ensemble
    Resolution
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler Beach, FL
    Best Ensemble Cast
    Resolution
    Freedom Shorts
    Philadelphia, PA
    Founder's Award Best Drama
    Resolution
    Down East Flick Fest
    Greenville, NC
    Nominee Best Drama Short
    Resolution
    Bare Bones Film Festival
    Muskogee, OK
    Best Film
    Resolution
    FilmSlam
    Maitland, FL
    Best Editing, Best Graphics, Best Sound Design
    Resolution
    48 Hour Film Project
    Orlando, FL
    Nominee Best Actor
    The Perfect Dish
    Innovative Film Festival
    Tampa, FL
    Best Sci-Fi Short, Nominee Best Cinematography
    The Perfect Dish
    Austin Revolution FIlm Festival
    Austin, TX
    Nominee Best Sci-Fi
    The Perfect Dish
    Big as Texas Film Festival
    Austin, TX
    Nominee Best Visual Effects
    The Perfect Dish
    Widescreen Film Festival
    Miami, FL
    Best Acting, Best Special FX
    The Perfect Dish
    48 Hour Film Project
    Jacksonville, FL
    Golden Cinematography Award
    TechSquad
    Las Vegas Galaxy Film Awards
    Las Vegas, NV
    Best Comedy
    TechSquad
    Highway 61 Film Fest
    Pine City, MN
    Best Comedy
    TechSquad
    Melbourne Independent Film Festival
    Melbourne, FL
    Best Comedy Nominee
    TechSquad
    Central Florida Film Festival
    Ocoee, FL
    Nominee Best Sci-Fi
    M-Theory
    Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival
    Tampa Bay, FL
    Nominee Best Action/Adventure Film
    M-Theory
    Melbourne Independent Film Festival
    Melbourne, FL
    Nominee Best Trailer
    M-Theory
    Galactic Film Festival
    Best Sci-Fi
    M-Theory
    Horror Hotel
    Hudson, OH
    Best Editing
    M-Theory
    15 Minutes of Fame
    Orlando, FL
    Best Sci-Fi
    M-Theory
    Down East Flick Fest
    Greenville, NC
    Nominee Best Sci-FI
    M-Theory
    Bare Bones Film Festival
    Muskogee, OK
    Best Action Film
    M-Theory
    Freedom Shorts
    Philadelphia, PA
    Indie Auteur Award
    M-Theory
    Flagler Film Festival
    Flagler Beach, FL
    Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best VFX, Best Editing, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress
    M-Theory
    End of Days Film Challenge
    Orlando, FL
    College
    Florida State University
    Media Production
    19911993
    High School
    Lely High School
    General Education
    19821986
    Birth Date
    October 23, 1968
    Nickname
    TL
    Birth City
    Lansing, MI
    Current City
    Orlando, FL
    Hometown
    Naples, FL
    Height
    5'9"
    Gender
    Male
    Ethnicity
    White
    Eye Color
    Brown
    Zodiac Sign
    Scorpio
    Married To
    Wine
    Children
    2 sons
    Company
    The LA Film School
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