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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Panels



SeriesFest Panel: The Business of Acting
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))

Filmmaker Focus Presents Lesbian Voices CinemaQ Panel
Saturday, July 23rd, 2:00pm
Join Los Angeles Film Festival Director of Programming Roya Rastegar and award-winning filmmakers Ingrid Jungermann and Jessica Devaney for a discussion about their careers and the state of lesbian cinema. The panel is moderated by local film critic Lisa Kennedy.

Workshops


INTRO TO SCREENWRITING

June 20th from 7-9 pm
$30 members/CFVA members
$35 for non members
$25 for students

Directing Actors
Presented by Paul Schneider
July
More info TBA

Post Production
Presented by Patrick Hackett
September
More info TBA

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...

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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Today's Showtimes

Dheepan
1:50 PM
4:30 PM
Len and Company
2:00 PM
7:30 PM
De Palma
2:10 PM
4:40 PM
7:20 PM
Here Come the Videofreex
7:30 PM
Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
9:30 PM
Swiss Army Man
9:40 PM

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