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.
Film (Short) Editor Two estranged friends meet by chance on a park bench in Greenwich Village.
Television by Courtney Kemp Agboh (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew "Power" tells the story of James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York City nightclub owner who caters to the city's elite. He wants to build an empire, turn the club into a Fortune 500 business, but there's just one problem: Ghost is living a double life. When he is not in the club, he is the kingpin of the most lucrative drug network in New York for a very high-level clientele. His marriage, family and business all become unknowingly threatened as he is tempted to leave his criminal life behind and become the rags-to-riches businessman he wants to be most of all. Written by Jiilo_Kim
That Awkward Moment
Film (Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Jason has just been dumped, but he didn't even realize they were going out. Meanwhile, Mikey's wife has just asked him for a divorce, and perpetually single Daniel is still single. The three best friends are determined to stay single together and just have fun. But then Jason meets Ellie who just might be perfect for him, Daniel starts to realize that his gal pal Chelsea might be perfect for him, and Mikey has always thought that his wife was perfect for him. The boys are going to have to juggle their single life with their romantic entanglements and it's going to get awkward. Written by napierslogs
Away from Here
Film (Drama) Editorial department Six years after an affair with the 15-year old daughter of the pastor who was his mentor, a former youth minister, now an ex-con and recovering addict, returns to his hometown seeking a chance to start his life over, only to find that his past will not let him go. Written by anonymous
All in with Laila Ali
Television (News and Sport) Editor Laila Ali scours the globe to track down the world's most compelling stories, profiling inspirational people, showcasing groundbreaking achievements and extraordinary stories. Exploring the world of sports, culture, travel and adventure, All In with Laila Ali steps off the beaten track into uncharted territory inspiring audiences to go all in on their dreams. Written by CBS
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Film by Ben Stiller (Adventure, Comedy, Drama and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew The manager of the negative assets sector of Life magazine, Walter Mitty, has been working for sixteen years for the magazine and has a tedious life, not going anywhere but from his home to his job and vice-versa. He is an escapist, daydreaming into a world of fantasy many times a day. Walter has a crush on the recently hired Cheryl Melhoff but he is too shy to invite her on a date and he is trying to contact her via online dating. The magazine is preparing to release its last printed edition and the loathsome manager of transition Ted Hendricks is preparing an inevitable downsizing over the next few days. Walter has been the liaison between the magazine and the mysterious independent photographer Sean O'Connell who has sent to him a package of negatives and a wallet as a gift for his work. Sean also suggests to the senior management the use of negative 25 for the cover of the last edition. However, Walter cannot find the negative that is missing. Walter has no means to contact Sean ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Now You See Me
Film (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Four magicians each answer a mysterious summons to an obscure address with secrets inside. A year later, they are the Four Horsemen, big time stage illusionists who climax their sold out Las Vegas show with a bank apparently robbed for real. This puts agents Dylan Rhodes of the FBI and Alma Dray of Interpol on the case to find out how they did it. However, this mystery proves difficult to solve even with the insights of the professional illusion exposer, Thaddeus Bradley. What follows is a bizarre investigation where nothing is what it seems with illusions, dark secrets and hidden agendas galore as all involved are reminded of a great truth in this puzzle: the closer you look, the less you see. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (email@example.com)
Film (Animation, Short, Comedy and Fantasy) Director A lonely old man without a partner to challenge him in a game of chess, builds himself a robotic friend, however his new friend does not play so nice.
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Sound department A power-tie Wall Street businessman sits alone in an upscale bistro, waiting patiently to confront that which makes him powerless.
Film (Drama) Editorial department Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity and irreverence.
After Ever After
Film (Short, Biography, Drama and Romance) Sound department A young man ascends an illustrative psychological breakdown of the four phases of mental instability following an infatuated relationship's breakup.
Film by David Gordon Green (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Noah, is not your typical entertain-the-kids-no-matter-how-boring-it-is kind of sitter. He's reluctant to take a sitting gig; he'd rather, well, be doing anything else, especially if it involves slacking. When Noah is watching the neighbor's kid he gets a booty call from his girlfriend in the city. To hook up with her, Noah takes to the streets, but his urban adventure spins out of control as he finds himself on the run from a maniacal drug lord. Written by 20th Century publicity
Film by Jennifer Joelle Kachler (Short and Drama) Sound department Set in February of 1960, 'Horizon' is a film dealing with the struggle of losing a loved one. Charlotte, a widowed woman, raises her two children while being haunted by her past. The reality and fantasy of Charlotte's emotions clash, forcing herself to reevaluate the importance of being a mother. Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama, Horror and Sci-Fi) Sound department Martin was a normal teenage boy before the country collapsed in an empty pit of economic and political disaster. A vampire epidemic has swept across what is left of the nation's abandoned towns and cities, and it's up to Mister, a death dealing, rogue vampire hunter, to get Martin safely north to Canada, the continent's New Eden. Written by Anonymous
His Naked Mind
Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Editor A young rebel is torn between the women who want to love him and the drug dealer and cop who want to destroy him.
Film by Alex Markman (Short, Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department Recently graduated, and unhappy with his chosen career path, Oliver agrees to participate in an experiment testing out a new pharmaceutical which eliminates boredom.
Film by Dave Burdette (Short and Drama) Sound department
The Good Guy
Film by Julio DePietro (Comedy and Romance) Sound department Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street hot-shot. But just as everything seems to be falling into place, complications arise in the form of Tommy's sensitive and handsome co-worker Daniel. Beth soon learns that the game of love in the big city is a lot like Wall Street -- high risk, high reward and everybody has an angle. Written by Roadside Attractions
Film (Documentary) Editor Kyle Mumford grew up yearning to know where he came from. Family members had hinted about their tragic past, but no one would reveal the painful history that was deemed too awful to pass onto the next generation. Kyle's father Chris, a renowned and celebrated four-star chef, was loved and revered by his family, but refused to talk about anything that happened before Kyle was born. So, at the age of seventeen, Kyle began to follow his father around with a video camera, asking questions, pressing for details. And little by little, his father opened up, telling an incredible tale, building a narrative about him, his parents and siblings. A story that begins with a picture book childhood of love and wonder, and descends into a frightful scenario of abuse, abandonment, drugs, death and vengeance. For five years Kyle filmed his father, mother, aunt, uncle, grandfather, their friends and neighbors; and pursued the truth about his past, creating a documentary feature that not only proves to ... Written by Chuck Rose
Film by Jarrett DePasquale (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Visual effects Sometimes I think people are just nice to me because they think I'm retarded.
Two Days of the Past
Film by Kyle Mumford (Short, Drama and Mystery) Editor On a cold day in New York City in 1940, Quincy Taylor, a washed up detective with a dark history, stumbles upon a case that opens the doors back up to his past. Once again Quincy is stuck in this world of gangsters, murder, and old love. Trying to find away to clean up his past and give it justice, he finds him self asking, "will things ever change, or am I what I am?" Written by Anonymous
Film by Kyle Mumford (Short and Thriller) Editor Quincy, a young adult with terrible obsessive compulsive disorder, is all stressed out from his girlfriend Sarah moving in. Afraid of how they will manage together, Quincy starts to become delirious. After his girlfriend calms him down Quincy goes to take his medication and dream well, but his delirious mind sinks him in to a world of his worst nightmare...Filth! Written by Anonymous
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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