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Layton got his start in the film world working at the Nugget Theatre high in the mountainous gold-rush town of Telluride, CO at the ripe old age of 12. At 15 he was inducted into the projection booth. Layton attended university in Northern Sweden and in Barcelona, completing his education at film school in Rio de Janeiro. When not in the projection booth he can be found in the mountains, at the skatepark, or on the road.

Name three movies that changed your life?

Wild Style
The Spirit of the Beehive
Embrace of the Serpent

Guilty pleasure movie?

Beat Street

Most cinematic moment?

The game of badminton in the end of Antonioni's Blow-up.

Your two favorite movie star/actor/director crushes are?

Tank girl / Paz de la Huerta