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.


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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 wilderness comedy, similar in tone to Sundance darlings like Little Miss Sunshine and Hunt for the Wilderpeople, but set in the Rockies, and with the addition of Jim Henson fantasy elements.

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.

Making Tracks

Tracks is a legendary gay nightclub known countrywide. Little do people know, this LGBTQ+ safe-haven was founded by a straight, conservative businessman, Marty Chernoff, who stumbled into owning it. Inspired by true events in 1980s Denver, Making Tracks is a coming-of-age drama that follows Marty and a young, recently outed gay teen who ran away from home as they journey through identity, love, and belonging.


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 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

Stop Resisting

This new documentary from award-winning director donnie l. betts explores the communal and individual impact of police brutality in Colorado and nationwide, calling for stakeholders, from police departments and policymakers to community leaders, to "Stop Resisting" systemic change in policing.

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.

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.


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

'The happiest place in America is Boulder, Colorado.’ – said no Black person ever.

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 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.

EcoQuest: The Last Garden Of Eden

Eco Quest: The Last Garden of Eden is the new, never before seen 4k documentary television series for the intrepid traveler. This pilot + 6 part series focuses on sustainable tourism, connecting viewers to the pulse of the planet by providing rare access to the natural world and thrilling adventures showcasing exotic places, cultures, and the people who are making a difference to protect our natural world.

I Was Born This Way

I WAS BORN THIS WAY is an innovative documentary by the Oscar and Emmy winning team of Daniel Junge and Sam Pollard, telling the incredible story of Archbishop Bean through interviews, archival footage, and animation.


Now, as he begins his journey towards retirement, Duain Wolfe’s story ripe to be told through film. From his humble beginnings in rural Louisiana to creating one of the country’s leading children’s choirs to directing two of the top symphony chorus ensembles in the world, Duain Wolfe has shaped how choral and musical directors approach the craft.

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.

She Quit

She Quit is a six-episode docuseries about the exodus of Black women from the traditional workforce due to the health, financial and emotional trauma we are experiencing.

Born in Denver

Born in Denver follows former University of Texas football captain Breckyn Hager, and self described, West Texas “old folk” through the world’s largest Ethereum conference in Denver, CO. Joined by friends such as “Cat Lawyer” Rod Ponton, Born in Denver challenges stereotypes that tech-savviness is exclusive to, and only attractive to young people. This story follows an unsuspecting group shaking up the status quo with a decentralized approach to organization and goal execution.

Fracking the System

Fracking the System is an investigative exposé about the harms of fracking, the lengths to which the government is complacent with industrial pollution, and the nefarious tactics the oil and gas industry uses to undermine democratic elections.

The Jazz Artist

In this project the lasting and stirring message of community is told through an intertwining of music and life, a story that needs to be repeated again and again as we navigate the ups and downs of being lost and found as human beings.

Mile High Nights

Mile High Nights (working title) tells the story of 3 Deep Productions, a group of young black men that began as a collective of Colorado DJs and street promoters and their journey into creating a massive party and concert promotion company that’s dominated the Denver hip-hop scene for more than two decades. The documentary also tells the history of the hip-hop club scene in Denver, starting in the 1980s.

What Does That Make Me?

Michael, a new-to-town sophomore, falls in love with a senior as her group copes with the tragic death of their close friend. Can goodness be found in the face of tragedy?

Cue Card Girl

Cue Card Girl is a short documentary that delves into the fascinating world of Saturday Night Live during the 1980s. We capture the unique experiences of Eileen O’Brien, the sole female cue card girl at the time, offering an entertaining behind-the-scenes glimpse into a rarely-seen aspect of television production. Through Eileen’s story, we celebrate her trailblazing spirit and highlight the importance of diversity and inclusion within the entertainment industry.

Garland Jeffreys: The King of In Between

Hubris, anger, prejudice…doo-wop, reggae, rock…expectations, heartbreak, transformation…Garland Jeffreys: The King of In Between examines the fifty-year career of this genre-bending, biracial singer-songwriter and asks why, as a deejay says in the film, “the name Garland Jeffreys either means nothing to you or everything to you.”

Reed Gig

Coming-of-age horror comedy short Reed Gig is about a son who recklessly loses his bassoon reed the night before his audition for Juilliard, while his dad walks off to stumble on a fateful encounter. Both father and son experience a rite-of-passage night, realizing their love can bring them to break away from each other. But dealing with the missing reed makes it very difficult.

Exposure Labs

Your donation to Exposure Labs will directly support a slate of forthcoming films and campaigns designed to expose extractive systems and heal our relationship with each other and the planet.

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