Breckenridge Film Festival 2018-01-03T15:21:13+00:00

“Just saw Stuck at the Breckenridge Film Festival in Colorado and I have to say it’s easily one of my new favorite movies. I was worried it was gonna be a little froofy cause it’s a musical, but it wound up being powerful, emotional, and hysterical. It never bothered me that they broke into song. The music was incredible, a blend of a whole bunch of styles so that each of the main characters had a unique voice. It was a simple enough premise- six strangers stuck on a NYC subway- but I feel like I really got to know these characters and can’t stop thinking about what’s gonna happen to them now. Though I related to just about everyone in the film, even if you don’t, the story is so universal you’re bound to identify with one of the characters. I’m never gonna look at a stranger the same way again.”


Many thanks for an outstanding film festival experience! Not only did you nail the weather, with the aspen color perfectly timed, but your hard work and planning pulled off a smooth and enjoyable film festival for filmmakers and audience alike. I hope I can bring future projects to BreckFilmFest!

Steve Effers

We collaborated with the Building Hope Organization to bring the film Holden On to the “Stigma, Suicide & Hope program.  An attendee wrote: being here “helps me with the tools to speak about the subject of suicide”.

An Attendee

After watching The film Crossing Borders: An attendee wrote: “I want to take action to help refugees in Denver”.

An attendee

2018 Festival: September 20 – 23
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First Friday Feb 2

Friday, 02/02 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Summit Film Society: JANE

Tuesday, 03/13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Christine Weatherup

December 12th, 2017|

July's filmmaker of the month is Michelle Bauer Carpenter who's an Associate Professor of Digital Design in the College of Arts & Media at the University of Colorado Denver. Carpenter has produced, directed and edited award winning experimental and documentary films.

David Dibble

November 3rd, 2017|

Filmmaker of the Month • November • David Dibble November's filmmaker of the month is David Dibble.  If you attended the 2017 Breck Film Fest, you [...]

Summit Film Society: Kubo

October 7th, 2017|

The next Summit Film Society screening of the Oscar nominated film "Kubo and the Two Strings" is on Tuesday November 14 @ 7pm at the Backstage Theater followed by a behind-the-scenes stop motion animation presentation by Laika Studio's Mark Shapiro.

Congratulations to Our 2017 Award Winners!

Best Drama- Interior Night
Best Short Drama- Killed in Action
Best Comedy- Quaker Oaths
Best Short Comedy- The Escort
Best Documentary- Robert Shaw- Man of Many Voices
Best Adventure- Blood Road
Best Animation- Wishing Box
Best Spiritual- Ask- Can Love Survive Addiction & Codependency?
Best Student Film- It’s Just a Gun
Best High School Film- Facade

Best Director- Tamlin Hall- Holden On
Best Actor- Matthew Fahey- Holden On
Best Actress- Ashanti- Stuck
Best Screenplay- Christine Weatherup- Killed in Action
Best Editing- Rodrigo Zozaya- Thoroughbred
Best Music- Fred Story -Robert Shaw- Man of Many Voices
Best Cinematography- Jonathan Chou – It’s Just a Gun

Director’s Choice:  
“Best Ensemble Cast” Stuck– Amy Madigan, Arden Cho, Ashanti Douglas, Gerard Canonico, Giancarlo Esposito, Omar Chaparro

Audience Awards:
1st Place: Stuck
2nd Place: The Leg
3rd Place: Quality Problems

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