Sylvia Toy

I am an actor trained as a visual artist.
I create video art/microcinema that crosses genre into nonlinear narrative and I make performance art movies.
Sylvia Toy on YouTube

I am trying to grow Sylviatoyindustries on YouTube to 1,000 subscribers. I would appreciate your taking at a look.

Sylvia Toy on YouTube

I am trying to grow Sylviatoyindustries on YouTube to 1,000 subscribers. I would appreciate your taking at a look.

VOICE: Nobody (roughcut) from Sylvia Toy on Vimeo.

A complex but exciting editing project, possible only because of a new shooting setup in my greenscreen room. Heaven for me is having an overwhelming number of choices - no, more accurately, being on the threshhold with an overwhelming number of choices.

Shot on a Vixia HG 20 and a Vixia Mini X.

VOICE: Nobody (roughcut) from Sylvia Toy on Vimeo.

A complex but exciting editing project, possible only because of a new shooting setup in my greenscreen room. Heaven for me is having an overwhelming number of choices - no, more accurately, being on the threshhold with an overwhelming number of choices.

Shot on a Vixia HG 20 and a Vixia Mini X.

VOICE: Nobody (roughcut) from Sylvia Toy on Vimeo.

A complex but exciting editing project, possible only because of a new shooting setup in my greenscreen room. Heaven for me is having an overwhelming number of choices - no, more accurately, being on the threshhold with an overwhelming number of choices.

Shot on a Vixia HG 20 and a Vixia Mini X.

TYFTB (thank you from the bottom): Interviews with the 4th Floor Patients

TYFTB (thank you from the bottom): Interviews with the 4th Floor Patients

This simple shoot helped me in a very straightforward way to create characters who are the members of a therapy group discussing a controversial member of the group. Marlon Brando once said: “Acting is the least mysterious of all crafts. Whenever we want something from somebody or when we want to hide something or pretend, we’re acting. Most people do it all day…

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Serious Shorts

Creating/blogging movies scene by scene is a better exercise for me as a storyteller than I ever experienced in any of the ten years of playwriting classes and workshops I took. It was a real milestone for me to begin to make complete stories that were less than 20 minutes long. In fact, the closest that I came to working like I am working now were the times when my acting tutor, Luis Oropeza,…

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