Kyle C. Mumford grew up on the outskirts of Asbury Park, New Jersey. Being born with Tourette’s Syndrome and Dyslexia, Kyle turned to filmmaking as a creative outlet. His short films got him accepted into the prestigious School of Visual Arts in NYC where he expanded into narrative, animation, documentaries, and music videos.
During Kyle’s third year as an undergraduate, he created “Mumford’s Law” - a documentary about his family’s journey to grow beyond their troubled history. The film was screened at two AMC Theater Filmmaker’s Symposiums, was accepted into the Heartland Film Festival in 2009 and was nominated for the Crystal Heart Jury Award. He then created a romantic drama called “His Naked Mind” for his undergraduate thesis film. It swept the School of Visual Arts Dusty Awards in 2010 for Best Editing, Cinematography, Best Director. Since graduation, Kyle has worked by editing various film projects from documentaries to commercials. Working in film and TV for companies such as MTV, 20th Century Fox, Summit Entertainment, Starz, and Amazon Prime. Directing music videos that have appeared on Nick Jr, MTVu, and Fuse TV.
His most recent short film, a stop-motion entitled “Making Friends” was accepted into Palm Springs International ShortFest, Denver Film Festival, along with fifteen other. With the recent completion of his latest short, “Jamie & Jonathan”, Kyle continues to write and developing feature projects. Recently completing "Gamble" based on a true story, and "Jamie & Jonathan" based on his short film adaptation.
Garden State Film Festival Best Home Grown Short Film
School of Visual Arts Dusty Awards Best Director
School of Visual Arts Dusty Awards Best Editor
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