Media Alert: Coach Prime Season 2 Filming in Colorado with Support from Colorado Film Incentive

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. 

The Engagement Plot, filmed in Colorado Springs, to premiere on UPTV August 21

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.

Film incentives bring jobs and local spending to Colorado Springs

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.

A new short film exploring love in the modern age to finalize filming in Elbert county Colorado

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.

Extraction Production to begin in Grand Junction

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.