The Colorado Office of Film, Television, and Media (COFTM) within the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) is excited to announce that production has begun on the second season of Amazon Prime Video’s Coach Prime. The multi-part documentary series follows American football coach Deion Sanders, with Season Two following Sanders’ transition from coaching the Jackson State University Tigers to the University of Colorado.
Colorado Film Incentive
Today, the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media (COFTM), a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), announced that a new feature film exploring the history of Denver’s Tracks nightclub has been approved for a Colorado Film Incentive. Making Tracks is a narrative feature film that tells the story of the legendary Denver gay nightclub.
Today, the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media (COFTM), a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), announces that a Colorado-based television show has been approved for a Colorado Film Incentive. High Science is an unscripted reality television show focusing on the business, science, and people behind cannabis companies as well as the development of cannabis products.
A 2022 production filmed primarily in Colorado Springs will premiere on UPTV August 21. The Engagement Plot, executive produced by Jim Janicek from Janicek Media, Brian Bird, Access Media Group, True Brand, and Offspring Productions, received a film incentive from the Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media (COFTM) to offset production expenses and support the state’s film industry.
There’s a certain kind of excitement that comes with seeing your home state in a movie or television show. Colorado Springs residents might be able to relate when they recognize some of the locations in two 2022 film productions, The Engagement Plot and The Happy Camper. Both were filmed primarily in Colorado Springs and were supported by OEDIT’s Office of Film, Television and Media (COFTM). At the Film Office, we’ve seen how the benefits of local film production go beyond hometown pride.
Last month, a new film production began in Elbert county. The short film (title to be released later this year) is set five minutes in the future and explores the theme of love in the modern age. The film will be produced through a combination of live-action and virtual production technology and techniques. Everything set in the protagonist’s virtual story will be built using computer graphic assets and animated with motion capture and the game engine/VFX software Unreal Engine, resulting in a vibrant and dynamic juxtaposition of worlds.
Those traveling through Grand Junction and the surrounding area in the next few weeks may run into some not-so-native creatures. The feature film production of Extraction is underway in the Grand Mesa.
Extraction is an action-driven horror film about an elite squad of soldiers who must extract a vaccine from a quarantine zone inhabited by deadly creatures. Filming starts August 1 with both student filmmakers and veterans supplementing a professional cast and crew.
Reclaimed is a Discovery Channel reality television series that follows hosts Alex Charvat and Kevin Gilman as they renovate abandoned, deteriorating mines. Season 1 was filmed throughout Colorado.