Terry Cunningham (I)

Director | Writer | Visual Effects
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KNOWN FOR 
Love Finds You in Sugarcreek (2014) | Love Finds You in Valentine (2016) | El Dorado (2010)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
HEIGHT *
6' 0" (1.83m)
GUILDS *
DGA
WORK HISTORY *
Internet | Film | Television
JOB TYPES *
Directing | Visual Effects | Editing | Writing  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/terrycunningham
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (18 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
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  • Primary photo for Love Finds You in ValentineLove Finds You in Valentine (TV Movie) Director, Co-Producer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Love Finds You in CharmLove Finds You in Charm (TV Movie) Director, Co-Producer, Visual Effects  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Love Finds You in SugarcreekLove Finds You in Sugarcreek (TV Movie) Director, Co-Producer, Visual Effects  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for El DoradoEl Dorado (TV Mini-series) Writer (2 episodes, 2010), Director (2 episodes, 2010)  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of UgaritJack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (TV Mini-series) Director (3 episodes, 2008), Writer (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008–2009 3
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Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • 23rd Annual Movieguide Awards * – Epiphany Award Best TV Movie 2015

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RESUME DETAILS
  • * Born and raised in Cinnaminson, New Jersey, Terry later moved to Phoenix, Arizona where he graduated from Brophy College Preparatory.

    In 1992 he moved to Los Angeles and quickly landed a PA position on _Last Action Hero (1993)_ (qv) and also found his mentor in Executive Producer 'Robert E. Relyea' (qv). In 1993 Relyea was named President of Production for MGM/UA. Terry joined him as his Executive Assistant. Working alongside Relyea for the next five years, Terry helped oversee production on dozens of MGM/UA films, including: _GoldenEye (1995)_ (qv), _Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) _ (qv), _Get Shorty (1995)_ (qv), _The Birdcage (1996) _ (qv) and _Ronin (1998)_ (qv).

    Upon selling his first screenplay, _No Tomorrow (1999) _ (qv), in 1997, Terry left MGM/UA to pursue a career writing and directing. Independent production company PM Entertainment produced No Tomorrow, as well as Terry's screenplays _Y2K (1999) _ (qv) and _The Stray (2000) _ (qv), paving the way for him to direct his next screenplay _The Chaos Factor (2000)_ (qv).

    Following the HBO World Premiere of The Chaos Factor, Terry went on to direct films for American Cinema, Cinetel Films and Reel One Entertainment: _The Elite (2001) _ (qv), _Con Express (2002)_ (qv), _Code Hunter (2002)_ (qv), _Global Effect (2002)_ (qv), _Descent (2005)_ (qv) and _Earthstorm (2006)_ (qv) for Syfy.

    In 2006 Terry joined the Director's Guild Of America (DGA) upon venturing into television directing over 100 hours of the prime-time dramas _"Desire" (2006)_ (qv) and _"Wicked, Wicked Games" (2007)_ (qv) for Fox and MyNetworkTV.

    From 2008 to 2010 Terry traveled throughout Turkey and Peru directing _"The Jack Hunter Trilogy"( 2009)_ (qv) and follow-up miniseries _"El Dorado" (2010)_ (qv).

    In 2013 Terry directed the critically acclaimed family drama _Love Finds You In Sugarcreek (2014) (TV) _ (qv) for UpTv, receiving the network's highest ratings ever in its premiere and won the 2015 Epiphany Prize for Best TV Movie.

    Recently, Terry directed two more movies from the Love Finds You series, _Love Finds You In Charm (2015) (TV) _ (qv) and _Love Finds You In Valentine (2015) (TV) _ (qv).
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