Blair has been a director/cameraman of television commercials, TV, and movies for many years. His commercial clients include Pepsi, Federal Express, McDonald’s, Budweiser, Chevrolet, Mercedes, American Express, Gatorade, KFC, Maxwell House, Nintendo, Sony and Verizon. Awards include Clios, One Shows, Mobiuses, IBAs, and Addy’s. His spots have appeared on Super Bowls and The Olympics.
Hayes’ movie career began with the cult classic comedy, Bubbly Boy, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Zack Gallifianakis, Danny Trejo, Vern Troyer, Swoozie Kurtz and John Carroll Lynch, from there he did the pilot of the series, Fearless for Jerry Bruckheimer TV, and the Ben Afflect/Matt Damon produced ABC series, “Push, Nevada”. In 2016, he wrote and directed the drama, Great Plains, starring Tara Buck (True Blood) and Beth Grant (No Country for Old Men, Rainman). He has directed six features since then including The Road Less Travelled, starring Country sensation Lauren Alaina, Every Other Holiday starring Schuyler Fisk, Dee Wallace, and Glenn Moreshower, and most recently, the pilot of Mystery 101 for Hallmark Mysteries, now a series.