FILM & TELEVISION FACULTY

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Edward Tyndall

ASST PROFESSOR

Edward Tyndall’s award-winning films have screened at top international film festivals including the Tribeca and London Film Festivals. His screenplays have won and placed at premiere screenwriting competitions including the Sundance Screenwriters Lab, the Denver Film Festival, the Oaxaca Film Festival and the Austin Film Festival’s Screenwriters Conference. His documentary work has aired on television in the US and Canada and has been distributed internationally. His work features creative collaborations with many industry recognized filmmakers, among them David Lowery ("The Old Man and the Gun," "Pete’s Dragon"), Richard Beymer ("Twin Peaks," "West Side Story"), Jeff Seibenick ("Vice Principals", "Eastbound & Down)", Cheech Marin, and Grammy Nominated Cumbia Artist El Dusty. Tyndall served as the Program Coordinator of the Media Production Program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and as Lead Programmer of the South Texas Cinematheque Screening Series prior to joining the Film and Television Faculty at The University of Colorado Denver.

Areas of Expertise

Screenwriting

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of North Carolina Greensboro
BA; History

University of North Carolina Greensboro
MFA, Film Production


Awards

Texas Drama Short Award Nominee, The Good from the Bad, Austin Revolution Film Festival. (2018).

Best Texas Produced Script Award Nominee, The Good from the Bad, Austin Revolution Film Festival. (2018).

Eric Adair Veteran Filmmaker of the Year Award, The Good from the Bad, Austin Revolution Film Festival. (2018).

Excellence Award for Veteran Military Short Narrative Nominee, The Good from the Bad, Bare Bones International Film and Music Festival. (2018).

Goujon Caille Special Jury Award for Narrative Shorts, The Good from the Bad, Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival. (2018).

Best TV Screenplay Award, No Future, Austin Revolution Film Festival. (2016).

Best Texas Comedy Short Nominee, Mission, Austin Revolution Film Festival. (2016).

Best Feature Nominee, Tasmanian Tiger, Laugh or Die Comedy Film Festival. (2015).

Excellence in Creative Activity Award, Texas A&M - Corpus Christi. (2015).

Best Feature Film Award, Tasmanian Tiger, Studio 35 Cinema Comedy Film Festival. (2015).

Crossroads Award Nominee, Reconvergence, Film Exchange. (2015).

Crossroads Award Nominee, Tasmanian Tiger, Film Exchange. (2015).

Semi-finalist, Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab, Falfurrias. (August 2014)

Finalist, Hill Country Film Festival Screenwriter Competition, Falfurrias. (April 2014)

Feature Film Award, Tasmanian Tiger, Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival. (2014).

Best Feature Screenplay Award, Falfurrias, Denver International Film Festival. (2013).

Park Avenue Award, Falfurrias, New York Screenplay Contest. (2013).

Semi-finalist, Cinequest Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, Falfurrias. (December 2013)

Semi-finalist, Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, Falfurrias. (October 2013)

Finalist, Oaxaca Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, Falfurrias. (September 2013)

Honorable Mention, Reconvergence, University Film and Video Association. (2013).

Golden Lion Award for Best Documentary, Reconvergence, George Lindsey UNA Film Festival. (2013).

Special Jury Award for Best Score, Reconvergence, George Lindsey UNA Film Festival. (2013).

Goujon Caille Award for Best Documentary, Reconvergence, Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival. (2013).

Ron Tibbett Excellence in Filmmaking Award, Reconvergence, Indie Memphis Film Festival. (2012).

Spotlight on Documentaries, Reconvergence, Independent Filmmaker Project, NYC Independent Film Week. (2011).

Best Drama Award, Sadie's Waltz, Carrboro Film Festival. (2010).

UNCG Showcase Award, Sadie's Waltz, Carolina Film and Video Festival. (2009).

Peer Award, Sadie's Waltz, Television, Internet, and Video Association of DC. (2008).

Jacob H. Froelich Jr. Screenwriting Award, Jack of Diamonds, Carolina Film and Video Festival. (2008).

UNCG Showcase Award, Bottle Tree, Carolina Film and Video Festival. (2007).

Emmy Nominee, Confederate Goliath, Midsouth Emmy Awards. (2006).

"A Feral World" Wins at Southeast Regional Film Festival

Film & Television Chair David Liban's post-apocalyptic film, "A Feral World", is scheduled for release on Amazon and iTunes for September 22nd!

Feral Honors

  • Winner, Best Sci-Fi Feature at the Southeastern Regional Film Festival
  • Winner, Best Actor at the Southeastern Regional Film Festival
  • Winner, Best Actress at the Southeastern Regional Film Festival
  • Official Selection of the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival

"Fresh Tracks" at Vail Film Festival

CU Denver faculty and filmmaker Hans Rosenwinkel's film, "Fresh Tracks", a documentary about the first U.S. amputee skier and his design that launched the adaptive skiing movement, is up for Best Documentary at the Vail Film Festival.

New Documentary by FITV Faculty Roma Sur and Jessica McGaugh

When the ancient Indian beats of Odissi combine with the rhythms of the West African Djembe and the vibrant Spanish Flamenco, a new kind of sound is born. Jessica McGaugh and Roma Sur have partnered on the new documentary, "Three Worlds, One Stage".

 

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Meet CAM Faculty Member Edward Tyndall

What are Edward Tyndall's favorite movies? Get to know new Film & Television faculty member Edward Tyndall in his Q&A.

Bollywood Connections: Film & Television in India

Ten Film & Television students, led by Roma Sur, traveled to Mumbai, India to collaborate with India’s top film school to produce bi-lingual short film in “Bollywood”, the movie capital of the eastern hemisphere.