Jayce has appeared in numerous films and television shows as an actor, most notably Richard Linklater’s Suburbia, Sam Raimi’s Spiderman and Tom McCarthy’s The Station Agent. TV Series appearances include frequent roles on The Following, White Collar, and Law & Order.
Most recently, Jayce wrote, directed and produced the indie feature Fall to Rise (Panorama Entertainment), which just completed an extensive run on the independent film festival circuit and is now available on Amazon PRIME.
Accolades for Fall to Rise include being an official selection at the Dance On Camera Festival at Lincoln Center and winner of the Bulleit Frontier Filmmaker Award at the First Time Fest in New York City. Robert Redford said of the film “Director Jayce Bartok beautifully captured the emotional difficulties of dancers coming to terms with age and identity.”
Jayce wrote, produced, and starred in The Cake Eaters, the critically acclaimed film directed by Mary Stuart Masterson, which starred Kristen Stewart and Bruce Dern. The Cake Eaters premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was an official selection at festivals throughout the world.
Other credits include co-director and producer of the award-winning documentary Altered By Elvis, writer/director/producer of the award-winning short films: Sunburn, starring Jack Falahee and Damian Young, Jack & Paul, and Stricken, starring Hayley Mills as well as writer of the SXSW winning short, Little Pumpkin, and producer on the award-winning short Suddenly… starring Terry Kinney. Currently, he is producing Larger Than Life, a documentary about the life of makeup artist, Kevyn Aucoin, executive produced by Matador Content. His next feature film, The Prince of Soho, will go into production in 2018.
In addition, Jayce has been a juror for the acclaimed Cheslea Film Festival, a frequent moderator & panelist for SAG-AFTRA, a contributor to the book, Now Write!, a columnist for MovieMaker Magazine, as well as a guest teacher at the legendary Neighborhood Playhouse.
Tiffany received her BFA in theater from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Following a move to New York City, Tiffany worked consistently as an actress and enjoyed her time in the theater. While working in this field, she discovered her talent for makeup artistry and began to sharpen her skills on corporate events, television and music videos. While Tiffany still flourishes in her career in makeup artistry, the draw of the film world has proven to be contagious and Tiffany enjoys both sides of the lens by directing and producing original films. Her current project is directing the Feature Documentary, Larger Than Life: The Kevyn Aucoin Story.
Vinyl Foote Productions was formed in 2004 with husband Jayce Bartok, and acclaim immediately followed with the success of their award-winning feature documentary Altered By Elvis. Tiffany also directed the short film Little Pumpkin, which was widely received throughout worldwide film festivals including the prestigious SXSW festival. She was also selected as a finalist for the AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women (DWW). Projects include producing short films, corporate videos and music videos. Vinyl Foote Production’s feature film, Fall to Rise starring Daphne Rubin-Vega and Tamara Tunie is Tiffany’s premier feature production and is available world-wide.
Tiffany has served as a jury member for the Vail Film Festival, The Memphis International Film Festival and The Chelsea Film Festival.