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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

Quad-Cities Brothers to Portray Brothers in New Hero Street Documentary

September 10th, 2021
Quad-Cities Brothers to Portray Brothers in New Hero Street Documentary

Brothers Emmanuel and Eric Juarez will star as brothers Joseph and Frank Sandoval in An Infantryman from Hero Street, part four in the Hero Street documentary series produced by Moline-based Fourth Wall Films. “We are very pleased to have Manny portray hero Joseph Sandoval, and Eric reprising his role as hero Frank Sandoval for this important new chapter of the historical documentary series,” said director Kelly Rundle, noting Eric played Frank in their 2015 documentary “Letters Home to Hero Street.” An Infantryman from Hero Street tells the true story of Pvt. Joseph Sandoval, who was... 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

Moline Filmmakers Win Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award From Festival

July 8th, 2021
Moline Filmmakers Win Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award From Festival

“Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a new film by Mid-America Emmy nominated filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Moline-based Fourth Wall Films, will be showcased by the Over-the-Rhine Film Festival at the historic Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, July 8 at 4 p.m. Central time. A Q&A with the filmmakers and others will follow the screening. The film will receive the Harriet Beecher Stowe “Power of Voice” Award, according to a Fourth Wall release. Viewers can attend the exclusive event virtually by purchasing advance tickets at https://thirdrow.live/otrff . “Sons... 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

Long-Awaited Historic Bettendorf School Reopening Will Be May 22

April 28th, 2021
Long-Awaited Historic Bettendorf School Reopening Will Be May 22

Following the meticulous, painstaking preservation of a former one-room school in Bettendorf — completed in September 2019, after more than seven years — the project supporters envisioned reopening as a museum in early 2020. Then Covid happened. The 1873 Forest Grove No. 5 School – refurbished to its 1920s appearance at a cost of $250,000 — is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Regular hours beyond Saturday mornings will be expanded as docents become trained. Volunteer docent training will be taking place on Monday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at the... Read More

Harriet Beecher Stowe Film Screening Presented By Bettendorf Library Today

February 18th, 2021
Harriet Beecher Stowe Film Screening Presented By Bettendorf Library Today

Harriet Beecher Stowe was a small, quiet woman who wielded a towering, thunderous literary voice that helped change the conscience and course of a nation. The poster for “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe.” Barely five feet tall, Stowe (1811-1896) is just 23 in the award-winning docudrama “Sons & Daughters of Thunder (2019) by Moline-based filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films. A half-hour companion documentary, “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe,” premiered last February on WQPT-PBS, and will be presented online by the Bettendorf Public Library on Thursday, Feb. 18... Read More

New Harriet Beecher Stowe Documentary From Quad-Cities Filmmakers to Screen on Feb. 18

February 6th, 2021
New Harriet Beecher Stowe Documentary From Quad-Cities Filmmakers to Screen on Feb. 18

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. Harriet Beecher Stowe was a small, quiet woman who wielded a towering, thunderous literary voice that helped change the conscience and course of a nation. Barely five feet tall, Stowe (1811-1896) is just 23 in the award-winning docudrama “Sons & Daughters of Thunder (2019) by Moline-based filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films. A half-hour companion documentary, “Becoming Harriet Beecher Stowe,” premiered last... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Six. September And October.

December 31st, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Six. September And October.

We’re headed into the home stretch today! This week, every day since Sunday, we’ve been running down the top arts and entertainment stories and features we’ve run on QuadCities.com. We hope you’ve enjoy the look back, and let’s all hope for a happy new year and a much, much, much, much better 2021! To check out the previous installments, see Sunday for January/February, Monday for March, Tuesday for April, Wednesday morning for May/June and Wednesday afternoon for July/August. Today we hit the final four months of the year! This morning we’ve got September and October,... Read More

QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Two. MARCH. The Apocalypse Begins…

December 28th, 2020
QuadCities.com Top Stories Of 2020: Part Two. MARCH. The Apocalypse Begins...

It’s time for our look back at the year that was in arts and entertainment, 2020. Every day between now and New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, we’ll be posting a story painting the big picture on the year, a couple months each day. We hope you enjoy the look back, and let’s all hope for a happy new year and a much, much, much, much better 2021! Here’s today’s installment, where we look at the longest month of the year, and probably the decade, that being MARCH OF 2020. I think if there’s a time during the year that encapsulates 2020, it’s this time. March was complete and... Read More