THE ART OF CREATIVITY
PRODUCED BY: Barnfly • Colorado State University
"An Open Door" is a documentary film that follows the life and work of Dr. Temple Grandin. Dr. Grandin, an accomplished animal scientist at Colorado State University, is not only a pioneer in her field but also a passionate advocate for neurodiversity, autism awareness, and education.
The film showcases her remarkable journey, from her personal experiences with autism to her groundbreaking contributions to the world of animal science. Dr. Temple Grandin's dedication to improving the lives of individuals on the autism spectrum and her groundbreaking work in animal welfare make her one of the most important figures on the planet. The film is currently gaining attention on the film festival circuit and is seeking distribution to reach a wider audience. "An Open Door" has been selected for the 2023 Denver Film Festival, which is a significant recognition for the film.
PRODUCED BY: Barnfly • Mountain Goat Movement
"The Voice of the Hudson" is an educational adventure film that embarks on a journey following the Hudson River, from its pristine origins at Mount Marcy through its winding course to the bustling heart of New York City. At the center of this journey are eight high school kids, two dedicated scientists, and a group of intrepid explorers, setting out to explore the river's depths and discover the powerful lessons it holds. As they journey together, they are met with the challenges of navigating the unpredictable landscape, testing the river's health, and uncovering environmental issues that affect the river and its surroundings.
Amid these challenges, the group learns about perseverance, the importance of teamwork, and the unbreakable bonds of friendship. They evolve from wide-eyed kids into resilient and capable young adults. As the young explorers travel the river, facing rapids and hurdles, they not only become stewards of the Hudson but also of their own futures. "The Voice of the Hudson" is an inspiring and educational film that leaves a lasting impact, reminding us that the voices of the future are the ones that will shape the world.
PRODUCED BY: Barnfly • Static Age Productions • Kirchner Keativ
"The Blasting Room" is a captivating documentary that delves into the legendary recording studio, a sacred space for punk and rock music, founded by members of the Descendents and ALL. This film traces the studio's storied history and its indelible impact on the punk rock scene.
Through interviews with the artists who have walked through its doors, including the Descendents, Hot Water Music, NOFX, Rise Against, and many others, the documentary shines a light on the unique atmosphere of The Blasting Room. The film explores the studio's role as the crucible of innovation, where raw talent meets artistic genius, and the magic of music comes to life.
"The Blasting Room" is not only a celebration of the music created within its walls but also a tribute to the unwavering spirit of DIY punk ethos. It showcases the studio's pivotal role in nurturing talent, fostering creativity, and propelling bands to glory. This documentary is a testament to the enduring power of music and the incredible people who make it.
In a world where music shapes lives, "The Blasting Room" tells a story of how one studio has left an indomitable legacy in the hearts of musicians, fans, and the world, inspiring a new generation to continue the tradition of passionate, authentic, and revolutionary punk rock.
PRODUCED BY: Barnfly • Colorado State University
"Undersized" is an inspirational sports documentary that chronicles the remarkable journeys of two extraordinary athletes, All-American 5th-year senior Mckenna Hofschild and legendary Hall-Of-Famer Becky Hammon, who both made their mark at Colorado State University while breaking barriers and overcoming adversity. The film takes viewers through Mckenna's final year at Colorado State University, where she is rewriting the record books despite her petite stature, standing at just 5'2". Her hero and source of inspiration is none other than Becky Hammon, whose jersey number 25 hangs in the rafters as a testament to her legacy as a Colorado State legend and her remarkable achievements with back-to-back WNBA championships.
Becky's journey was not an easy one. Standing at 5'6", she faced numerous obstacles and doubters on her path to becoming a trailblazer in women's basketball. "Undersized" presents the incredible parallel paths of these two athletes who share not only their smaller stature but also an unbreakable spirit, unwavering determination, and unmatched heart. Their stories transcend sports and speak to the indomitable human spirit. "Undersized" is a tribute to those who dare to dream big and work tirelessly to achieve their goals, regardless of the obstacles in their path. It serves as a testament to the power of role models and the importance of paving the way for the next generation.
As Mckenna seeks to follow in her idol's footsteps, aspiring to become a coach and make her own impact in the world of basketball, the film leaves viewers inspired and moved by the resilience, heart, and unyielding perseverance of these two remarkable athletes. "Undersized" is a celebration of their shared legacy, a story of passion, dedication, and breaking barriers, reminding us that greatness comes in all sizes.