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Fundraising Underway to Complete Delayed Forest Grove School Film

October 8th, 2020

Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films have been busy doing outdoor shooting at a restored Bettendorf schoolhouse. The footage will be used in the Forest Grove School’s new museum film and their new documentary feature, Resurrecting Forest Grove. The Rundles’ are in post-production on the schoolhouse museum film and hope to have it wrapped in November. Resurrecting Forest Grove’s release date has been pushed back to early 2022 due to the Covid pandemic. “We are in fundraising mode again for the documentary,” producer Tammy Rundle said recently. “The pandemic has... Read More

Quad-Cities Film ‘Sons And Daughters Of Thunder’ Wins Another Award!

September 11th, 2020

“Sons & Daughters of Thunder” is continuing to make noise throughout the Iowa Film Awards scene! The movie, created by Kelly and Tammy Rundle, won a Critic’s Choice Award at the 2020 Iowa Independent Film Festival tonight. The awards were announced during an online ceremony. “Thank you to the festival, and particularly to festival official Terry Harrison, for choosing “Thunder”!” Kelly Rundle said in a Facebook post. Congratulations to the Rundles, and all involved with the film, from QuadCities.com!  Read More

First Northwest Illinois Film Fest Attracts 170-Plus Movie Fans

August 31st, 2020

More than 170 fans of independent film converged on the Midway Drive-In Theatre in Sterling, Ill., for the first-annual Northwest Illinois Film Festival on Aug. 26. Most came from the Northwest Illinois region, some from Chicagoland, and one flew in from Los Angeles, according to the festival organizer, the Northwest Illinois Film Office (NIFO). The event was a celebration of Illinois indie filmmakers, featuring 11 short films — the night’s theme was “Shorts-A-Palooza.” “The feedback from both the audience and the filmmakers was very positive,” NIFO executive director Gary Camarano... Read More

Quad-Cities Artists Win Several Iowa Film Awards

August 16th, 2020

Several Quad-Cities artists were honored this past weekend with awards at the 29th-annual Iowa Motion Picture Association (IMPA) award ceremony. Due to Covid-19, the Aug. 8 event was held online this year.   The IMPA recognized outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry, in all its forms. “Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a docudrama produced by Moline-based Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, received seven awards, out of eight IMPA nominations. It won five top Awards of Excellence:   Best Live Action Entertainment —... Read More

Quad-Cities Artists Win Several Iowa Film Awards

August 13th, 2020

Several Quad-Cities artists were honored this past weekend with awards at the 29th-annual Iowa Motion Picture Association (IMPA) award ceremony. Due to Covid-19, the Aug. 8 event was held online this year. The IMPA recognized outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry, in all its forms. “Sons & Daughters of Thunder,” a docudrama produced by Moline-based Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films, received seven awards, out of eight IMPA nominations. It won five top Awards of Excellence: Best Live Action Entertainment — Long Form... Read More

Quad-Cities Filmmakers’ ‘Sons And Daughters Of Thunder’ Storms Iowa Motion Picture Awards

August 8th, 2020

It was a THUNDEROUS night at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards, as Kelly and Tammy Rundle’s film, “Sons And Daughters of Thunder” took seven big wins out of eight nominations! “Congratulations, to those who shined in front of the camera; to our tireless crew and volunteers behind the camera; to our historic sites; to our 50+ extras; to our contributors and our supporters who made it all possible; to Kent Hawley who always believed; and to Earlene Hawley who created a beautiful play about this little known true story and laid the foundation for the film. Thank you, EVERYONE, who... Read More

Quad-Cities Filmmakers Celebrate Two Festival Honors

July 16th, 2020

Tammy and Kelly Rundle of Fourth Wall Films have a pair of honors to celebrate today. Early yesterday, the duo of area filmmakers found out their feature, “Sons and Daughters of Thunder,” was an official selection of the 2020 Iowa Independent Film Festival. Last night, they found out their film “Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City” was accepted to the 2020 Denali Film Festival in Denali, Alaska. Tammy posted the following on her Facebook last night: We are extremely honored that “Good Earth: Awakening the Silent City” is in this amazing film fest in Denali,... Read More

Fourth Wall, Putnam Present “A Bridge Too Far from Hero Street” Online July 4th Weekend

June 28th, 2020

Eight months after its stirring premiere at the Putnam Museum Giant Screen Theater in Davenport, “A Bridge Too Far From Hero Street” – a new film that tells the true story of one local soldier’s involvement in the largest air assault in history – will be shown in two free online screenings over the July 4th weekend. Moline-based Fourth Wall Films and the Putnam Museum will screen the documentary at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 5, followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle. An encore presentation will stream at 7 p.m. Monday, July 6. Viewers are invited to visit Facebook.com/HeroStreetMovie... Read More

‘Sons And Daughters Of Thunder’ Lights Up Film Nominations

March 9th, 2020

The nominations are thundering in for local filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle and their latest feature, “Sons And Daughters of Thunder!” Kelly has received another nomination from the Iowa Motion Picture Association, this time for “Best Direction–Long Form” on the film. According to Tammy’s facebook, “I am so pleased for him in receiving this recognition for his hard work on this narrative film project. Congratulations again, honey! I’m beaming!” In addition, “Sons And Daughters Of Thunder” has been nominated by the Iowa Motion... Read More

Barn Raisers Film Rising Up At Putnam

January 27th, 2017

  Many area residents aren’t aware that there is a little bit of Hollywood in their own backyard.  The Quad Cities is home to many show business types and two of the most prominent figures live and operate their business in Moline, Illinois.  Emmy Award nominated filmmakers Tammy and Kelly Rundle and their company, Fourth Wall Films, premiere their documentary, The Barn Raisers, this weekend at the Putnam Museum. The Rundles and Fourth Wall Films have Midwestern roots and are formerly based out of Los Angeles. The company relocated to Moline in 2007 when they began producing their... Read More

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