Saturday, July 2, 2016

About Us

dfcs_denver_nightFormed to provide the greater Denver area a unified and diverse opinion on film and its industry, DFCS is dedicated to not only recognize excellence in cinema, but also promote Colorado within the industry. Representing all sectors in media, including print, radio, television and online outlets, DFCS provides a platform for national and international recognition for achievements in film through its presentation of its annual awards.


To be eligible for DFCS membership, critics must meet ONE of the following two criteria:

  • Pen at least 20 reviews of at least 300 words each per calendar year in a print medium with circulation of at least 20,000 monthly or a film-focused web site with at least 5,000 unique visitors/month or multi-author news or entertainment site with at least 10,000 unique visitors/month.
  • Make a minimum of 12 broadcast appearances (television, cable, satellite radio, terrestrial radio or podcast) to review and/or discuss films in a given calendar year.


Members must agree to follow embargo rules established by the film studios regarding the publication or dissemination of film reviews in both their main media outlets and social media venues like Twitter and Facebook. Failure to respect these rules means immediate termination from the group. Members should also conduct themselves in a professional manner when dealing with publicists, visiting talent and their fellow film critics. Members can be removed at the discretion of the DFCS Board.

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