A veteran actor of 25 years (DaVinci’s Inquest, X-Files, CSI-Miami, Stargate), Colin Cunningham has also enjoyed an eclectic career behind the camera.
This multi-award winning writer, director and producer has been honored with special screenings of his work at The American Film Institute and UCLA, in addition to having made the short list for an Academy Award Nomination. Taking well over a dozen “Best Of” Awards for his film Centigrade (originally shot as presentation pilot for television), the project went on to become not only the fastest short film ever to make the iTunes’ “top ten” in shorts, but also became the first short in history to break the top ten in feature downloads. Sharing a list alongside Iron Man and Steven Spielberg’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. To date, Centigrade enjoys the notoriety as one of the most successful short films ever made and is currently being developed into a project for television.
Colin’s early behind the scenes credits include producing and directing numerous critically acclaimed productions for the stage as well as a dozen award winning music videos for MuchMusic and C.M.T. (Country Music Television), but Cunningham is also known for his work as writer, producer and star of the indie cult classic feature film, Zacharia, which has screened worldwide.
Having graduated from the Film Production Program at the prestigiousVancouverFilmSchool, Colin began working on no-budget projects solely for the “experience and strong coffee,” but before long, started up his own film and television production company, writing, directing and producing.
Currently starring in Steven Spielberg’s Falling Skies, the first episodic television show ever produced by Dreamworks and Steven Spielberg, Colin is overjoyed at the fact that he was hired by Mr. Speilberg, himself.
In addition to Falling Skies, Colin has also stared as Neil Styles in HBO’s Living In Your Car and recurred asRoy Lane on CBS/CTV’s Flashpoint.
Goal! is Colin’s very first bravoFACT short.