Tyler Burton Smith
Tyler Burton Smith
Biographical information
Occupation(s) Writer[1]
Quantum Break
Production Role Senior Writer[1]
Worked on Quantum Break[2][1]

Tyler Burton Smith is a Canadian screenwriter and actor employed by Remedy Entertainment.[1] He was one of the central writers for Quantum Break and its television counterpart of the same name.[2][3]


Smith attended the University of British Columbia from 2002 to 2006, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology. In 2010 he graduated the Vancouver Film School with a Diploma in writing for TV and Film.[4] From July 2010 to August 2011, Smith spent much of his time as a writer for the development teams United Front Games and Radical Entertainment.

His most noted credit during his time as a writer for United Front Games is that of the Square Enix published Sleeping Dogs.[1] Additionally, Smith worked on the CTV television series The Listener (TV series)The Listener from August 2011 until December 2011, and spent two years as a story editor for Border2Border Entertainment Inc. In August of 2012 he was hired by Remedy Entertainment to work on the script for Quantum Break. October 2015, he was hired by Warner Bros. Pictures to write a script for a film directed by Gil Kenan.[4]

Smith maintains his position as a freelance writer. His other projects include a script for the film adpatation of Scott Cawthon's Five Nights at Freddie's, the sequel to Kung Fury, and Spooked.[1] In 2014 he was named among the top 100 writers for Tracking Board's Young and Hungry List and nominated for Best Screenplay by the Hollywood List.[4]