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.
"The Cheech" Through the palette of the Los Tejanos Art Exhibit, "The Cheech" explores Cheech Marin’s lifelong advocacy of the Chicano Art Movement, and his journey to develop the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture and Industry. With original score by Grammy Nominated musician El Dusty, "The Cheech" takes a fascinating look at a national icon’s love affair with art, and his incredible contribution to promote and preserve a vital part of American cultural identity.
"The Good from the Bad" An outcast combat veteran living amidst the desolation of the South Texas border country finds common ground with an undocumented immigrant fighting for her life on the migrant trail.
"No Future" A nerd being groomed for the Ivy League and a punk rocker from a broken home form an unlikely friendship as they struggle to navigate the challenges of being misfit teenagers in the American South of 1987.