Cliff Bumgardner

Writer, Filmmaker

In Between Light and Shadow

Type: Web Video & Photography / Role: Photographer, Director, Editor

Comprised of over 1100 paper-thin hand blown glass shards, this installation created by artist Kazuki Takizawa speaks about the importance of shedding light onto something that is almost invisible otherwise. In the context of creating awareness on mental illness and suicide prevention, the glass is a representation of what is in between one's darkness and light at the end of the tunnel. View the full photo gallery at www.kazikutakizawa.com 

NC Comicon: The Movie (2016)

Type: Documentary Feature /  Role: Director, Producer, Editor

The official documentary of the NC Comicon. For 3 days the Amazing Studios cameras followed the comicon crew through the madness that comes with putting on a comic book convention. With thousands of attendees, hundreds of guests, and a million things to go wrong, the guys and gals of NC Comicon really have their hands full... (Full screener available upon request.)


NC Comicon 2016 Official Ad

Type: Commercial /  Role: Director, Editor

It's the NC Comicon: where comic books, cinema, cosplay, and gaming collide! With mega-events, creator panels, massive contests, hands-on workshops, and the greatest Saturday night party in the comic book industry, there's something for everyone! 


Lenovo: #ThankaTeacher

Type: Ad Campaign /  Role: Director, DP, Editor

Lenovo celebrates the work of teachers in the classroom and employees share thoughts on the lasting impact of inspirational teachers. Lenovo encourages everyone to say "thank you" to the important teachers in their life. 


How to Have an Amazing 4th of July

Type: Web Marketing Video /  Role: Writer, Director

Did you wait 'til the last minute to make 4th of July plans? No worries! The crew at Amazing Studios is here to help with just a few simple steps.