Jerry J. Cunningham is a filmmaker and proud native of New Jersey. Mr. Cunningham initially studied photography at Middlesex Community College, Edison, NJ, which progressed into a desire to pursue filmmaking. As a result, he embarked on efforts to hone his skills - working on a variety of film projects to gain the necessary knowledge and experience that only an on-the-set training could provide. Furthermore, he received film production certifications from New York Film Academy, New York, NY, AbelCineTech, New York, NY, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ.
In 2005, after Mr. Cunningham began to grow of his film projects resume, Mr. Cunningham founded his own production company, JJCMedia.Net . His company focuses on producing short and feature-length films for theatrical release. In addition to his work through JJC Media.Net, Mr. Cunningham is also a freelance Director, Cameraman and Producer. As such, he has worked for numerous cable and corporate clients such as History (formerly The History Channel), MTV, National Fatherhood Initiative (Fatherhood.org), and Nike, Inc.
In 2010, JJCMedia.Net released its first feature length film entitled, Getting Caught. This film centers on a seemingly enchanting woman trying desperately to keep her relationship with her workaholic boyfriend alive. The relationship takes a dramatic turn when a mysterious and valuable ring is discovered in her boyfriend’s possession. In 2012, JJCMedia.net released a short film entitled, entitled, Before Tomorrow . The film centers on a engaged man’s challenges between his faith, supporting his late-brother’s family and prospect of losing his fiancée.
Mr. Cunningham is currently working on his next feature film.
A Chance for Trust
Film (short) by Jerry Cunningham (Action, Crime and Drama) Director, Writer, Editor A con artist has twenty-four hours to pay a substantial debt in order to save his life and regain the trust of his girlfriend.
Film (short) by Jerry Cunningham (Drama and Family) Director, Writer, Editor, Sound department As her last option Colleen turns to the only soul, she can trust, Jimmy (older half brother). In hopes that He is willing to help her obtain a way to escape a 5 yeah jail sentence.
Man in a Box
Film by Kevin Eugene Davis (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Lloyd Thomas is released from a mental institution after 20 years for murdering his family. Using the Bible for guidance and understanding he struggles to acclimate back into society, while seeking forgiveness and redemption. Lloyd, seeing the world ridden with hate and sin he soon begins to take matters into own hands all in the name of God. Written by Krista Bartosch
Film (short) by Christopher B. Flowers (Drama, Family and Romance) Director, Producer A man is forced to make a decision whether to support his family at the risk of losing his love and prospects of married life.
Film by Jerry Cunningham (Drama) Director, Producer, Actor Jenny Rivers tries desperately to keep the fire burning in her relationship with her distant but loving workaholic boyfriend, Mike Andrews. When Mike finds an elaborate ring left in his apartment by Jenny's ex lover Dave Holmes who had returned to reclaim her heart and one Million Dollars in laundered funds courtesy of the JBJ Corporation. Jenny starts to build a wall of secrets that soon come tumbling down around her. Her "so called" innocence and loyalty is challenged when Dave makes her an offer she cannot refuse. With the ring in his possession, Mike goes on a quest to find its owner but discovers more than he bargained for. Written by Christopher B. Flowers
A Lost Man
Film (short) by Jerry Cunningham Director, Writer, Producer, Editor, Actor, Composer, Music department A figure rises from the ocean and walks along its coastline. The figure throws back the hood of its jacket, it is a man. He has no equipment or rations. He continues to walk across the windswept terrain. Suddenly, he stops to look around but there is no one. He resumes walking, then stops to look out at the ocean. He continues trekking along the coastline as the elements get the best of him. Written by Christopher B. Flowers
A Dance for Grace
Film by Junior Powell (Drama) Cinematographer When Ricky Myers (Orville Matherson) , a talented black dancer of Jamaican descent, is caught selling drugs in Augusta... See full synopsis »
NWP Sketch Comedy Show
Television by Jerry Cunningham (Comedy) Director, Cinematographer, Writer, Producer
Film (short) by Mike Gray (Comedy) Cinematographer Josh has set up an educational program to talk about the dodo bird. When his talk show partner, Steve, shows up late and without the dodo bird replica, Josh gets annoyed. Josh's aggravation increases when Jennifer, his fiancé, shows up on set, not to see Josh but to flirt with Steve. Words fly, the dodo gets snapped, Jennifer storms offset and Steve follows suit. Josh is left alone with the broken dodo bird replica and broken show. Who is the real dodo? Written by Mike Gray
Video by Steven Attema (Comedy) Cinematographer Spanish Harlem For Love or Money, a dR3 production is Half Baked meets Desperado. A cast of SAG actors, International super-models, famed stand-up comedians and real NYC music have come together to make one of the coolest films of the year. dR3 set out to answer the important question. What happens when you mix beautiful women, angry Rasta's, no-nonsense Mobsters and a crazed Latino gang together in the heart of Spanish Harlem? The film answers this as it takes you on a hysterical tour of New York City through the eyes of a playboy Nemo. He's your typical player, but he's about to find out he played a little too hard after getting two girls pregnant (both daughters of mobsters), he's a marked as a dead man by both the Latino and Italian gangs. In the middle of all this, Nemo along with his best friend TTC have one hour to pay Ju Ju, The Rasta King of Harlem 125th St Nemo and New York will never be the same. Spanish Harlem, a serious Action-Comedy in the hood will make you laugh on the... Written by Steven Van Harberts
Video by Curtis Green (Drama) Cinematographer Friends Darnell and Romeo lure a young woman home to attend their dinner party and she is accidentally murdered. Fearing the worst Darnell and Romeo hide the body and proceed to hold the small party. Through further investigation they discover the murdered woman is the daughter and sister of two of the guests. Throughout the evening Darnell becomes increasingly more daring while Romeo becomes increasingly more suspect until the unimaginable happens. Written by FACCT Films
A Chance for Trust. nominated for best international short crime drama (Wendy's Shorts)