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THE TRIANGLE TRIBUNE | "Underhill’s No Child explores human relationships | by Rosa Fattahi |

Oct 20, 2014

 

NEWS & OBSERVER | "'Bragg N East' film garners praise and criticism in Raleigh" | By Thomasi McDonald | printed Nov 8, 2014

 

THE TRIANGLE TRIBUNE | "Underhill’s No Child explores human relationships | by Rosa Fattahi |

Oct 20, 2014

 

MULESKINNER | "Film Fest Justified" | by Mitchell Brown | Apr 18, 2014

 

TECHNICIAN | "Alumnus director takes TV show public" | By Dane Hall | Mar 17, 2014



RALEIGH PUBLIC RECORD | "Bragg ‘N East Film Holds Early Test Screening" | By James Borden | Mar 7, 2014

 

OAK CITY HUSTLE | "RAW Artist Interview: Filmmaker of the Year Rob Underhill | By Seano | Jan 7, 2014

 

APEX ARTS COUNCIL | "ROBERT UNDERHILL" | By Claudio Oswald Niedworok | Oct 10, 2013

 

TECHNICIAN | "Finding fame on the small screen |

By Kevin Schaefer | Sept 27, 2013

 

THE INQUISITR | "New Prepper Television Shows In The Works" | By Tara Dodrill | Aug 19, 2013

 

CAROLINA STYLE MAGAZINE | "FILM & ARTISAN: STYLE Introduces A New Concept to the First Friday Event Line-Up" | JUNE 10, 2013

 

STAR NEWS |Wilmington Film Awards close out Cape Fear Independent Film Festival” | by JUSTIN LACY | MAY 15, 2013

 

CAROLINA STYLE MAGAZINE | "World Premiere of The Carrington Event at 13th Annual Cape Fear Independent Film Festival | by AMANDA MANARES | MAY 1, 2013



OFF THE GRID NEWS | "Dodrill Sits Down With "The Carrington Event" Producer, Rob Underhill" | by TARA DODRILL | APR 17, 2013



THE INQUISITR | "'The Carrington Event' Could Fill Void For 'Walking Dead' Fans" | by TARA DODRILL | MAR 27, 2013



CARRBORO CITIZEN - Feature | "Caught on Film" |

by MARGOT C. LESTER | AUG 2, 2012



APEX HERALD - Feature | "Local film becomes big ‘Event’" | by SHAWN DALEY | JULY 26, 2012



RALEIGH TELEGRAM - Feature | "Disaster Movie Filmed in the Triangle Makes Screen Debut" |

By R. GREGG | JULY 24, 2012



TOP SECRET WRITERS - Feature | "Screening for The Carrington Event This Week in NC"

By RYAN DUBE | JUNE 2012



CHIEKO ALICE LLC - Interview | "Targeting Film Festivals: A Superb Marketing Tool for Your Film"By LAMONT JOHNSON | APR 25, 2012

 

THE CHRONICLE - Interview | "Recess interviews Rob Underhill" | By TED PHILLIPS | MAR 29, 2012

 

STAR NEWS ONLINE - Feature Story"N.C. natives to be honored by film festival"By CASSIE FOSS | MAR 20, 2012

 

TOP SECRET WRITERS - Interview | "The Carrington Event Explores An Unthinkable Scenario"By RYAN DUBE | JAN 2012

 

TECHNICIAN - Feature Story | "Dar He educates through the remembrance of Emmett Till's murder"By JOSEPHINE YURCABA | FEB 28, 2012

 

The HERALD SUN - Feature Story | "Mike Wiley’s one-man play, the film version"By DAWN B. VAUGHAN | FEB 16, 2012

 

The DAILY TAR HEEL - Feature Story | "UNC alum to premiere film about Emmett Till Friday in LA"By SHILPI MISRA | FEB 13, 2012

 

BLACK PULSE MAGAZINE - Interview"Dar He: Q&A with film's director..."By L.A. REIGN |  FEB 10, 2012

 

NEWS & OBSERVER - Photos & Text | "Solar flare movie gives Chatham County a starring role"By ROBERT WILLETT | JUNE 18, 2011

 

NEWS & OBSERVER - Article | "Fireballs from space? Crew films sci-fi in Chatham"By TAMMY GRUBB | JUNE 16, 2011



TV / RADIO

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Xtreme 107.1 | Interview with Rob Underhill, Director of "Karma's Shadow" | by Gerrad Frei | Apr 21, 2016

 

CLAUDIO'S Speakeasy & Radio Theatre (WCOM 103.5) | No Child's director Rob Underhill and executive producer Will Williams | Aired Aug 26, 2014

 

CRISSY O SHOW | 2-hour interview on new features, Fever DreamsNo Child | Aired July 9, 2014

 

WRAL-TV Tarheel Traveler Feature Story | "Raleigh cop tells his story through 'Bragg 'n East'" | Aired Mar 4, 2014

 

COMMON SENSE PREPPING with Tara Dodrill | Rob Underhill “The Carrington Event” | Aired Dec 16, 2013

 

RAWards Indie Indi Arts Awards international film awards finalist interview | Oct, 2013

 

SECRETS OF A SURVIVALIST with RICK AUSTIN | Aired Aug 25, 2013

 

REFLECTIONS IN THE DARK with RICHARD GRUND | "Rob Underhill - The Carrington Event" | Aired Aug 4, 2013

 

WCOM 103.5 | THE WACQUELINE STERN SHOW with Jackie Helvey | "Filmmaker Rob Underhill" | Aired June 14, 2013

 

​WCOM 103.5 | Claudio's Speakeasy and Radio Theatre | "Independent Film Director & Producer Rob Underhill | May 14, 2013

OFF THE GRID RADIO | "It's A Numbers Game... Are You on the Loosing Side?" | May 2, 2013



THE VOICE OF RUSSIA American Edition | SPAR with Jamila Bay | "Film, Lyrics Bring Back Mississippi Racial Crime Into Public Spotlight | FEB 18, 2013



THE AAVE - Video Interview | "Director Rob Underhill at Urbanworld Film Festival" | Sept, 2012

 

UNC-TV - News Featurette | "Dar He: The Lynching of Emmett Till" | MAR 22, 2012



NPR-WUNC | The State of Things with Frank Stasio | "Taking a Lesson from Emmett Till" | MAR 23, 2012



WRAL-TV - News Featurette | "Emmett Till movie filmed in NC" | FEB 16, 2012



LA TALK RADIO | The Mother Love ShowInterview with Dar He director, Rob UnderhillWith MOTHER LOVE | FEB 14, 2012



EMPact RADIO - Interview | "Rob Underhill, director of The Carrington Event" | DEC 14, 2011



NEWS 14 CAROLINA - News Feature"New film being shot in Chatham County"NEWS STAFF | JUNE 17, 2011

NPR-WUNC | The State of Things with Frank Stasio |Discuss my short-film, "Wolf Call" | NOV 19, 2010



NBC17-TV - News Featurette | "Order Up!"

With MELANIE SANDERS | SEPT 17, 2006





Recent Awards

-BLACK REEL AWARD Nominee, Best Short

-BEST REGIONAL FILMMAKER, RAWards Indie

  Art Award recipient

-2015 NCSU Commencement Featured Speaker

-One of 25 "Most Stylish People" Influencing Positive

  Change in Carolinas by Carolina Style Magazine

Karma's Shadow

-BEST FILM & DIRECTOR, 13th Tupelo Film Fest

-BEST ACTION FILM, Best Film Fest

No Child

-BEST FILM, Los Angeles CineFest

-BEST FILM, Raleigh Film Festival

-BEST FILM & ACTOR, SC Cultural Film Fest

-BEST NARRATIVE FILM, Florida Movie Fest

-2nd BEST FILM, 12th Lancaster Int'l Short Film Fest

Bragg N East

-BEST FAMILY FILM, 15th Wilmington Film Awards

-BEST FILM, 30th Black Int'l Cinema, Berlin

-BEST NARRATIVE FILM, NC Family Film Festival

-BEST PRODUCTION, The Best Film Fest

-REGIONAL FILM AWARD, FAM Fest

-2nd BEST SHORT, Bayou City Inspiration'l Film Fest

-BEST COSTUMES, On the Reel Film Festival

-OPENING SELECTION, 9th New Bern Film Fest

-HONORARY MENTION, 21st Twin Rivers Meda FF

 

This Was My Son

-World Premiere, 23rd St Louis Int'l Film Fest

-West Coast Premiere, 41st Seattle Int'l Film Fest

-BEST FILM, The Short Film Awards

-BEST FILM, 6th Artlightenment Art & Film Fest

-BEST ACTOR, 6th Artlightenment Art & Film Fest

-2nd BEST FILM, Florida Movie Festival

The Carrington Event
-BEST DRAMA, 13th Cape Fear Ind. Film Festival

-BEST FAMILY DRAMA, Third World Indie Film Fest

-BEST DIRECTOR, Boston Ind't Film fest

-BEST ACTRESS, Boston Ind't Film fest

-CLOSING SELECTION, 18th Magnolia Film fest

-Nominated BEST FEATURE FILM & FAMILY FILM, 13th Cape Fear Ind. Film Fest



DAR HE: The Lynching of Emmett Till

-BEST FEATURE, 9th Peachtree Village Int'l FF

-ALTERNATIVE FEATURE, 12th Garden State FF

-GRAND PRIX, NW Ohio Ind Film Festival

-BEST FEATURE, Phenom FIlm Fest

-BEST FILM, Black International Cinema Berlin

-BEST FEATURE, 12th Hollywood Black Film Fest
-BEST FILM, 27th Black Int'l Cinema Berlin, GERMANY
-BEST FEATURE FILM, 14th San Francisco Black FF
-BEST EXP. FILM, 38th Newark Black Film Fest
-BEST FEATURE FILM, 2nd Charlotte Black Film Fest
-BEST FILM, 11th North Carolina Black Film Fest
-BEST OVERALL DRAMA, 7th New Bern Ind FF
-BEST FEATURE 3rd, 9th Tupelo Film Fest

-MADA AWARD, 8th COMMFFEST, CANADA

-BEST DIRECTOR & ACTOR, NW Ohio Ind Film Fest

-BEST ACTOR & AUDIENCE CHOICE, Phenom FF

-BEST ACTOR, 8th Harlem Int'l Film Festival
-BEST ACTOR, Gwinnett Ctr Int'l Film Fest
-AWARD for ORIGINALITY, Julien Dubuque Int'l FF
-BEST EDITING, 13th Real to Reel Film Fest

-BEST ACTOR, 13th Real to Reel Film Fest
-BEST ACTOR, 11th North Carolina Black Film Fest
-JUDGE'S AWARD for CREATIVE VISION, 9th Secret City Film Fest

-OPENING SELECTION, YES Film Fest
-OPENING SELECTION, NC Family Film Fest
-OPENING SELECTION, Jaxon Film Fest
-OPENING SELECTION, Underexposed Film Fest

 

Running in Place

-BEST MUSIC VIDEO, 7th Rumschpringe Int'l Short Film Fest

-3rd BEST MUSIC VIDEO, Bayou City Inspiration'l FF

 

MONEY 1955: The Emmett Till Murder Trial

-BEST DRAMA, 14th Cape Fear Ind't Film Fest

-BEST SC FILM, 12th Urban Mediamakers Film Fest

-AUDIENCE CHOICE, 12th UMFF

Wolf Call

-JUDGES CHOICE, Fallbrook Int'l Film Festival

-BEST SHORT FILM, Hollywood Black Film Festival

-BEST IN SHOW, On the Reel Film Festival

-BEST SHORT, Gasparilla Int'l Film Fest

-BEST OF THE FEST, Southern Appalachian Int'l FF

-BEST OF THE FEST, Lancaster Area Film Festival

-BEST HISTORICAL SHORT, Bayou City Inspirational

-BEST SHORT FILM, Peachtree Village Int'l Film Fest

-BEST OF THE FEST, Short. Sweet. Film Fest

-BEST FILM, Light Factory's Filmmakers' Showcase

-BEST SHORT FILM, Appalachian Film Festival

-2nd BEST INT'L SHORT FILM, Clare Valley Film Fest

-BEST SHORT SUBJECT, NC Black Film Festival

-BEST FILM, Black Int'l Cinema, Berlin

-BEST ACTOR, Beaufort International Film Festival

-BEST STORY, Southern Appalachian Int'l Film Fest

-BEST DRAMA, Southern Appalachian Int'l Film Fest

-BEST ACTOR, Offshoot Film Fest

-BEST INT'L ACTOR, Clare Valley Film Fest

-BEST ACTOR (SHORT), NW Ohio Ind. Film Fest

-BEST WRITTEN FILM, Magnolia Ind. Film Fest

-AUDIENCE CHOICE, Twin Rivers Media Festival

-BEST ACTOR, Carrboro Film Festival

-AUDIENCE CHOICE, Carrboro Film Festival

-BEST DIRECTOR & ACTOR, On the Reel Film Fest


Timed Romance​

BEST LOCAL FILMLight Factory Filmmakers' Showcase

BEST FILM 2nd, Ava Gardner Film Fest



Empty Space
-BEST SHORT FILM, Bronzeville Cultural Festival
-BEST SHORT FILM, NC Black Film Festival
-BEST ACTOR, Black International Cinema Berlin
-BEST ACTOR, and nominated for Best Overall Film,
 Texas Black Film Festival
-AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, Twin Rivers Media Fest
-AUDIENCE CHOICE, Carrboro Film Festival

-BEST ACTORCarrboro Film Festival

-TELLY AWARD for DIRECTION for film,
 
Economic Sense
-TELLY AWARD for CINEMATOGRAPHY for film,
 
Homebound
-TELLY AWARD for CINEMATOGRAPHY for
 reality show TV pilot,
Order Up!
 

Honorable Mentions at the Twin Rivers Media Festival for 3 commercials: "Red Carpet," "Ladies Night," and "The Beach."

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