Fiscal Sponsorship Projects

Denver Film is proud to support Colorado production. Please check out the featured projects below that are part of our Fiscal Sponsorship program. Your donations directly help each project complete their work. Thank you for supporting Colorado production with us.

Questions?

Email Hannah to see if your project qualifies for our Fiscal Sponsorship Program. (hannah@denverfilm.org)

Abberant

Aberrant is the story of Samuel, a distraught father, who, after the suicide of his daughter, finds himself visited by a demon that whispers dark thoughts into his ear and ultimately encourages him to take his life.

Beasts Undiscovered

Beasts Undiscovered is a father-daughter comedy, similar in tone to festival darlings like Little Miss Sunshine and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, with the addition of fantasy elements, and set in the Colorado Rockies.

The Rock Within

A traditional East Indian American determined to give her only child a sibling, risks her cross-cultural friendship, her family, and her career to define herself beyond motherhood.

The Cosmic Dawn

After witnessing an alien abduction as child (and subsequently being told she’s crazy for most of her life) Aurora, now a young woman, joins the UFO cult The Cosmic Dawn after discovering a book written by the group’s leader, Elyse.

Curves

If you were told a girl struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig back-to-back in a ballgame, would that get your attention? It happened in 1931 in Chattanooga, TN. and yet, the story of Jackie Mitchell’s place in baseball lore is somehow lost in obscurity.

Final Descent

Final Descent is a short story that reveals the promise of the human spirit, even when the end is eminent for the ones we love, we are still capable of magical and wondrous things.

The Great Divide

The Great Divide is a female-driven western about one woman’s unorthodox journey to rediscover her identity after trauma, and the women she meets along the way whose individual challenges and tragedies, when put together, create a scrapbook of female resilience as it was forged by hostile conditions of the times.

The Grenada Invasion

THE GRENADA INVASION (working title) is a feature-length documentary by filmmakers Daniel Junge and Greg Campbell about the only direct military action of Ronald Reagan’s presidency and the only overt U.S. engagement during the Cold War — the 1983 invasion of the Caribbean island of Grenada.

The Great Now What

After surviving a devastating stroke, a newly chronically-ill actress takes hold of the camera and finds fellowship with other badass disabled women. Together they interrogate ableist stereotypes while gathering the grit and worthiness to keep making art. #ArtHealsPain #TheGreatNowWhat

The Heels Have Eyes

A Dragumentary is an intimate look behind the makeup of one of the most fascinating subcultures to captivate popular culture: drag performance.

The Holly

Award-winning journalist Julian Rubinstein turns his lens on the city in which he grew up, capturing an unforgettable story from inside one of Denver’s legendary gang communities.

The Social Dilema

Your donation will go directly to the impact campaign for The Social Dilemma and support our team in using the film to change how technology is designed, regulated, and used.

(Im)perfect

(Im)perfect follows the personal stories and struggles that a cast of disabled actors faces every day in a world still full of prejudice and exclusion.

The Last Bill, A Senator's Story

The Last Bill, a Senator’s Story, following Senator Linda Newell’s suicide prevention bill through the legislative process, is being primed for distribution.

A Long March

In 1941 Filipino forces were conscripted into the U.S. Army. During WWII 260,000 Filipino troops fought, falling at seven times the rate of their American counterparts.

Maryville

The film will showcase various positive impacts that a once dormitory-style support system had on a small sample of children who were residents of Maryville during the 1950’s and 1960’s.

Sweet Home Monteverde

How far would you go for your beliefs? For a group of rural Alabama pacifists in 1950, whose faith and ideals clashed with American militarism, the answer was Costa Rica, a country that had just abolished its army.

Mujer Santuario (Sanctuary Woman)

After being named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017, our cameras follow Jeanette Vizguerra’s public activism as well as her private battle to remain in the United States with her children.

The Next Act

Set against the controversy around transgender representations in media, four transgender artists explore authenticity in stage and screen through their own diverse experiences and viewpoints.

Pain Brain

Alan Gordon, a therapist from Los Angeles, claims to be able to cure chronic back pain — a 600 billion dollar thorn in the paw of US healthcare.

Red Earth Rising

The US Government called it Indian Territory. Those who survived the Removals called it a POW Camp. The Choctaw called it Oklahumma — meaning “Red People.” A settler’s granddaughter explores her past through new teachers — the very people whose land was taken by her ancestors.

Remebering Us

Remembering Us explores how families cope with this long-term illness and the stigma associated with it. It’s an emotional journey of overcoming biases against the illness, plus the patient’s preconceptions toward using marijuana to treat his illness: a recognized medical option with its own set of stigmas.

This is (Not) Who We Are

Boulder, Colorado, prides itself on being beautiful, welcoming, and inclusive. In 2019, two racially-charged policing incidents involving black citizens made the national news. The documentary film, This Is (Not) Who We Are, explores the gap between Boulder’s self-image and the more complex lived experiences—both historical and contemporary—of its black citizens.

Voices Rock

Established in 2015, Voices Rock is a community of rock choirs serving both children and adults in the Denver area. A “come as you are choir,” Voices Rock welcomes all individuals whether they are seasoned or brand new singers.

BLACKFACE: the story of nobody

Your donation will move this award-winning screenplay from script to feature film and contribute to the national social justice conversation, including access and remedying systemic racial inequities.

Erased

ERASED is a feature documentary about the hidden crime of drug-facilitated sexual assault. ERASED explores the lack of data yet enormous prevalence and impact of this type of assault, showing how rape culture makes every aspect of this crime perfectly constructed to remain invisible — underreported, unbelieved, and easy to get away with.

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