CFS Students, our Commercial Production class is taking a road trip to Crested Butte for our first Toyota shoot of the semester! If you'd like to work on professional commercial shoots and earn scholarship money in the process, talk to Brian, Jennifer or Jim about getting signed up. Here's a behind the scenes video from our Fall 2015 class, shot on an ice track in Steamboat Springs. Sign up today!This is "Colorado Film School - Commercial Production - Toyota Steamboat BTS" by Colorado Film School on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the… ... See MoreSee Less
We called a wrap on the 2017 DAVA (Downtown Aurora Visual Arts) Young Filmmakers Camp today. The last two weeks were a smashing success, led by CFS Associate Professor Geoff Chadwick. Thanks also to Chris Beeson for his help in making this, CFS' favorite annual camp, such a joy to be a part of.
This cool promo, made by Billy Vinson, Aaron Koehler, and Andrew Balch highlights the camp's emphasis on innovation, and kicked off our screening today. Thanks to all who participated!A promo video for the DAVA summer film camp hosted by the Colorado Film School Video by: Billy Vinson Aaron Koehler Andrew Balch ... See MoreSee Less
ATTN STUDENTS There are still openings in FVM 186 - THE HORROR FILM (CRN:21405 - Mondays 6:00pm to 9:40pm), available for the upcoming 2017 Fall Semester. Enroll Today!
This course will examine the origins and proliferation of that film genre known as horror. Often viewed as culturally and artistically inferior to other film genres, the horror film still remains one of the most popular film genres with audiences in the history of film. Students should utilize this course as a part of their ongoing film education to understand the breadth and depth of the cinematic art form and understand how this art form operates as a living organ of culture. ... See MoreSee Less
ATTN STUDENTS There are still openings in FVM 181 - ACTION FILMS (CRN:21693 - Tuesdays 6:00pm to 9:40pm), available for the upcoming 2017 Fall Semester. Enroll Today!
In this course, we will explore the origins of the American action film, the only film genre that is absolutely, completely American in origin—a genre the world associates directly with Hollywood and a genre we associate closely with ourselves. The action genre was born in the year 1971, and we will study it from its origins to the present day. We will study how this “popular” genre is actually rich in meaning and significance, despite what many laymen and scholars alike may think. We’ll go beyond the mere spectacle of the action genre to examine what makes it work and what makes it distinctive. Anyone interested in working in the genre or even knowing more about this fascinating and important classification of film will gain great insight into the form through this course. ... See MoreSee Less
Congratulations to all our Emmy® Recipients Emmy® gala attendance set a new record on Saturday, July 15th with the awards and Silver Circle presentations in Denver and Oklahoma City. Here is the com...