Filmmaker Focus

Filmmaker Focus

The Denver Film Society's Filmmaker Focus offers a robust series of programs to support filmmaking in Colorado. Filmmaker Forum is in partnership with Colorado Film and Video Association, Colorado Office of Film Television Media, and Bonfils-Stanton Foundation.

Filmmaker Focus in 2016

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Post Production
Presented by Patrick Hackett
September 17th
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Fiscal Sponsorship with the Denver Film Society

Fiscal Sponsorship is a fundraising tool that serves as an alternative to a filmmaker establishing her own 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation to receive grants and donations. It allows a filmmaker’s non-commercial project to apply for funding from organizations requiring that the recipient have nonprofit status. In order to be eligible for fiscal sponsorship, you must be a current member of the Denver Film Society.

Rough Cut Screenings in partnership with the CFVA

Need an audience for feedback on the progress of the film? If you are CFVA member or DFS industry member, screen your film at the Sie FilmCenter for a discounted rate. Fees start at $150 for screenings Monday-Friday from 9 am- 1pm. For more information or to request a screening, please contact Alison Greenberg.

For more information on the CFVA or to join, please visit CFVA.

Films and Events in Program...

  • Filmmaker Focus: Intro To Screenwriting

    Filmmaker Focus: Intro To Screenwriting

    120 min. Monday, June 20th, 7-9pm You have a story that would make a great movie… but where do you start? Learn what it takes to write a good screenplay. Taught by Sibyl Gardner After several years of working in television production (at fledgling MTV and the New York cable TV scene), Sibyl... more
  • Filmmaker Focus: The Room: Writing for TV's One-Hour Drama

    Filmmaker Focus: The Room: Writing for TV's One-Hour Drama

    120 min. Starts April 18th for 8 weeks on Monday nights from 7-9 pm. SOLD OUT Experience what it’s like to work on a TV show by collaborating with a group of students in a writers room: from learning the lingo, the protocol and the nuts and bolds of “breaking story” to writing a script for a current... more
  • SeriesFest Panel: The Business of Acting

    SeriesFest Panel: The Business of Acting

    60 min. Tuesday, June 21, 7:00pm In Partnership with the Denver Film Society's Filmmaker Focus and SAG-AFTRA Panelists: Jami Rudofsky (Casting Director, Gilmore Girls)), Actress Lisa Vidal (Rosewood, Being Mary Jane), Kathleen Ham (Donna Baldwin Agency) So you have ho... more
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Today's Showtimes

Blood Simple
2:00 PM
4:20 PM
Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny
2:10 PM
4:30 PM
7:10 PM
2:20 PM
4:40 PM
The Lobster
7:00 PM
Unlocking the Cage
7:30 PM

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