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Moline Filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle win Mid-America Emmy

October 26th, 2021
Moline Filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle win Mid-America Emmy

Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films received a Mid-America Emmy® Saturday evening for their short documentary “Over & Under: Wildlife Crossings” in the Environmental/Science category. The Rundles’ films have been nominated nine times. “Our sincere gratitude for this important win goes to all involved in this production,” producer Tammy Rundle said. “And, a big thank you to Lora Adams and WQPT-PBS for the qualifying broadcast and their ongoing interest in our films.” “Our hope was that the film would bring more awareness to this important environmental subject and inspire... Read More

Quad-Cities’ Tammy And Kelly Rundle Win Emmy For ‘Over And Under: Wildlife Crossings’

October 25th, 2021
Quad-Cities' Tammy And Kelly Rundle Win Emmy For 'Over And Under: Wildlife Crossings'

Fourth Wall Films Tammy and Kelly Rundle are finally Emmy WINNERS! The duo posted the following on social media: Our film “Over & Under: Wildlife Crossings” won an Emmy last night! A HUGE thank you to Lora Adams and WQPT-PBS for the qualifying broadcast and all of your support! Our sincere gratitude to Ross Gipple, Mark Edwards, BeWildReWild, and the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for entrusting us with this important project. #MindTheSigns #bewildrewild For more information, click here.  Read More

Moline Filmmakers Tammy And Kelly Rundle Earn 9th Emmy nomination

September 10th, 2021
Moline Filmmakers Tammy And Kelly Rundle Earn 9th Emmy nomination

The WQPT-PBS broadcast of their short 2020 documentary “Over & Under: Wildlife Crossings” has been nominated for a Mid-America Emmy in the Environment/Science category. Films by Kelly and Tammy Rundle have now been nominated nine times for regional Emmys. This one is among three nominees in its category; the awards will be presented on Oct. 23. “Over & Under” was partially funded by a grant from BeWildReWild/Big River Connectivity and Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. The film examines wildlife crossings by exploring two successful yet different approaches to turtle crossings under... Read More

BREAKING: Moline-Based Filmmakers Win Top Award From Iowa Motion Picture Group

May 24th, 2021
BREAKING: Moline-Based Filmmakers Win Top Award From Iowa Motion Picture Group

BREAKING NEWS: Over & Under: Wildlife Crossings, a documentary short film produced by Quad Cities-based Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, received the top Award of Excellence from the Iowa Motion Picture Association in the Educational Production category on May 22. The 30th-annual award ceremony took place at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, Iowa. IMPA awards recognize outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving-image production industry, in all its forms. Entries must have an Iowa connection. “We are honored that Over & Under: Wildlife Crossings was... Read More

After Many Tries, Quad-Cities’ Fourth Wall Films Looking for First Emmy Win in November

October 26th, 2020
After Many Tries, Quad-Cities' Fourth Wall Films Looking for First Emmy Win in November

Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Moline-based Fourth Wall Films are certainly hoping the fifth time is the charm. After four previous nominations for Mid-America Emmy Awards (but no wins), the veteran documentary filmmakers received three more last week for their first docudrama, “Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” and another for their documentary “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe.” The Emmy awards (for TV broadcasts mainly in Missouri, Arkansas and Illinois outside Chicago) will be announced on Nov. 21 in an online ceremony. “We believe in the films and we’re glad the Emmy judges believe... Read More

St. Ambrose Alum Wins Third Daytime Emmy for “Sesame Street”

August 8th, 2020
St. Ambrose Alum Wins Third Daytime Emmy for “Sesame Street”

Saturday In The Arts is a comprehensive weekly feature looking at a trend, personality, or major subject involving the Quad-Cities arts and entertainment scene. Though he’s been unemployed for months, like millions of Americans, due to Covid-19, St. Ambrose University alum Brian Hemesath got good news late last month. For the third time out of eight nominations, the 48-year-old Iowa native won a Daytime Emmy Award for his costume design work on “Sesame Street.” Hemesath – who earned his bachelor’s in theater and art in 1994 from SAU – was among a team of 21 designers to tie for the... Read More