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Kurt Kuenne Biography
Kurt Kuenne is an American filmmaker and composer. He has directed a number of short and feature films, including Rent-a-Person, the YouTube film Validation, described as “a romantic epic in miniature”, and the documentary Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father.
Kurt Kuenne Age
Kurt was born on October 24, 1973, in Mountain View, California. He is 47 years old.
Kurt Kuenne Parents
Kurt was born in Mountain View, California. He grew up in Northern California and began making films aged seven on Super 8 film and later video. Information about his parents and siblings is not yet known.
Kurt Kuenne Education
Kurt went to Lynbrook High School and then studied film at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television, where he made Remembrances (1995) and was awarded the Harold Lloyd Scholarship in Film Editing.
He then studied film composing but returned to directing with feature Scrapbook (1999). He was awarded an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting for a script titled Mason Mule in 2002.
Kurt Kuenne Height
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Kurt Kuenne Wife
Information about his marital status is not available hence we do not know whether he is married or not. However, the information will be updated as soon as it will be available.
Kurt Kuenne Batkid Begins
He co-wrote edited and sound-designed the celebrated documentary ” Batkid Begins” in 2014 for his Emmy-winning director Pal Dana Nachman. The film premiered once again at the Slamdance Film Festival, won 5 audience awards, and was acquired by Warner Bros. Pictures/New Line Cinema, who released it theatrically on June 26, 2015. Julia Roberts acquired the film’s remake rights.
Kurt Kuenne Dear Zachary
Kurt’s documentary Dear Zachary (2008), about the murder of his childhood friend Andrew Bagby, was received as a documentary that “will rip you apart inside and pour your guts out through your tear ducts”. Kurt produced, directed, and scored the movie by himself. The only financial help given was donations to expand the YouTube short film into a full-length feature.
Kurt Kuenne Validation
Validation (2007) was written, directed, and scored by Kurt. It was distributed through Gay Hendricks’s Spiritual Cinema Circle and is a short film about a parking attendant (played by T. J. Thyne) who dispenses compliments to his customers. Validation won Best Short Grand Prize at the 2007 Heartland Film Festival, and The Independent Critic rated it A+. It has received more than 9 million YouTube views.
His latest feature film Shuffle (2011) again stars T. J. Thyne, playing a man who finds his life running out of sequence. It won the Jury Award for Best Feature at the 17th Stony Brook Film Festival.
Kurt Net Worth
Kurt’s estimated net worth is between $100k-$300k.