Producer, Director, Writer, Actor
Vinyl Foote Productions
SAG, AEA, AFTRA
After appearing in films and television shows as an actor, most notably Richard Linklater’s Suburbia, John Frankenheimer’s Andersonville, Sam Raimi’s Spiderman, Tom McCarthy’s The Station Agent, and Georgia Lee’s Red Doors; Jayce Bartok was inspired to write and direct, Stricken, a short film starring Hayley Mills. Eager to embark on a larger project, he produced and directed with his wife Tiffany, [Altered By Elvis], an award-winning documentary about lives changed by the King of Rock ‘n Roll.
[The Cake Eaters], Jayce‘s critically acclaimed feature screenplay debut, was directed by Mary Stuart Masterson and premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival. The film stars Bruce Dern, Kristen Stewart, and Aaron Stanford, and was released in March 2009. He has three more screenplays currently in development including, Livingston Avenue, Tiny Dancer, and Dream Country (dir. Will Geiger), adapted from the acclaimed novel by Luanne Rice. Next, Jayce will step into the realm of feature directing with his screenplay, [Red River], a dark thriller about mysterious drownings in Wisconsin.
- Fall to Rise, 2014
Drama written, screenplay, and directed by Bartok. It’s about “a famous principal dancer is let go from her company after an injury.” IMDB
- Jack and Paul (Short), 2014
“JACK & PAUL is about a therapist and his patient both trying to make a phone call that will save their relationships.” IMDB
- Sunburn (Short), 2012
“A young man looking to make his mark in reality TV gets a job at a network only to find himself morally conflicted when he picks a new couple for the popular franchise, The Manhattan Social Club. How far will Kevin go to secure his place in network television?” IMDB
- Altered by Elvis (Documentary), 2006
In this documentary, Jayce and Tiffany Bartok explore “lives deeply and permanently affected by Elvis Presley.” IMDB
- Stricken (Short), 2005