Chad Tailor is an actor, producer, director, and an LGBTQ community member who resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Chad was raised in a small rural town, and from a young age was involved in theatre productions with the Grey-Wellington Theatre Guild, and worked alongside his father in the art department of I.A.T.S.E. Local 873 on feature films and television series in the 1990s – 2000s (Billy Madison, X-Men, It Takes Two, Reign)
After studying acting for film, television and having the chance to be a student filmmaker he has gone on to produce several films through his company Tailored Films (A Done Deal 2013 short, Godforsaken 2020 feature). In 2016 he co-directed ‘Still Me’, an award-winning short film in the Canadian Diversity Film Festival. He has filmed and edited commercial content, worked as a production coordinator and casting director on several indie productions, and was the key greens person on the television series ‘The L.A. Complex’ in 2011. In 2018 he produced and directed Toronto the Good for the stage at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre in partnership with Gisha Productions.
For six years Chad has been an instructor for Producing & Directing at Toronto Film School, his alma-mater, where he was a former Valedictorian and awarded the Best Actor award for the acting program. He also works as an acting and film-making coach through Three-Legged Dog Film & Acting Studio, his youth outreach summer arts program. His notable acting credits include television’s Paranormal Witness; The Rendlesham Files, independent short films; Resist, screened at TIFF Bell Lightbox opening for the film Green Book, sci-fi short Technically Love, and Godforsaken; a found footage horror feature.