ARTISTS & DIRECTORS COOPERATIVE
Management agency specializing in nurturing writers, directors, artists and designers.
Illustrator Nathan St John and writer Ben Wagner bring modern noir to the West in the original graphic novel BAJA, out now via reknowned publisher IDW, home of 30 Days of Night, Star Trek, Transformers, G.I. Joe and other legendary comics.
Promoting journalism across borders, Borderzine is a revolutionary initiative using digital media to groom new Latino journalists and cultivate multilingual reporting. Run by the University of Texas at El Paso and funded by both the Ford and Knight foundations.
Singer, entertainer, filmmaker, adventurer—Joshua Bradford has done it all and continues to defy boundaries with his incredibly unique artistic output. Most known as the front man for popular rock banks Revolting Cocks and Stayte, Josh is finishing his first documentary feature film, launching a lecture tour, and continuing to evolve the spiritual multimedia outlet Simple Shelter.
CENTER AGAINST FAMILY VIOLENCE
The Center Against Family Violence provides confidential assistance, educational programs and, most importantly, hope to families in need within the world’s largest border community.
CINCO PUNTOS PRESS
Renowned independent literary press specializing in publishing the fiction, non-fiction, poetry and children’s books from the U.S./Mexico border, Mexico and American Southwest.
COTTONWOOD TECHNOLOGY FUND
The first venture capital fund headquartered in the world’s largest border metroplex, CTF aims to cultivate the entrepreneurial & technology community along the Rio Grande Technology Corridor.
EL PASO BAR ASSOCIATION
The oldest local association of professional lawyers in Texas, the EPBA is working hard towards greater social justice by increasing pro bono legal work and access to legal aid for those who need it most.
EL PASO LAWYERS FOR PATRIOTS
A network of events, initiatives and organizations seeking to provide legal assistance for veterans, active duty military and their families in the country’s fastest-growing military population.
EL PASO OPERA
World-class opera company on the U.S.-Mexico border presenting innovative productions and classic repertoire to the southwestern U.S. and northern Mexico while expanding appreciation and involvement through engaging education and outreach programs.
The leading advocacy and education organization for independent film as well as producers of the annual Los Angeles Film Festival and Spirit Awards.
FRONTERA PRIDE FILM FESTIVAL
The first-ever LGBT film festival in the world’s largest border metroplex (El Paso, Texas / Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico) featuring narrative, documentary and short films from around the world.
Gagen MacDonald is a strategy execution & employee engagement firm, working collaboratively from the corporate office to the front line by using an organization’s brand, culture, vision and history to motivate and align employees behind accomplishing business objectives. Their clients range from Allstate, BASF and Johnson & Johnson to Coors, Estee Lauder and GM.
LADONNA HARRIS: INDIAN 101
A documentary film about Comanche activist LaDonna Harris, who led an extensive life of Native political and social activism, and is now passing on her traditional cultural and leadership values to a new generation of emerging Indigenous leaders.
LET GO AND LEAD
A project to explore the ideas of leadership and transformation in the 21st Century featuring discussions with trailblazers including Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, best-selling author Mitch Albom, Berkana Institute founder Meg Wheatley, and workplace guru Dan Pink.
THE LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL
The definitive film event in moviemaking’s hometown attracting more than 100,000 attendees. The Festival presents hundreds of films plus gala premieres, panels and seminars, free outdoor screenings, live musical performances, and signature programs such as the Filmmakers Retreat, Family Day, and the Spirit of Independence Award.
PASO DEL NORTE HEALTH FOUNDATION
A robust organization working to improve the health of people living in the greater El Paso region of Texas, New Mexico, and Chihuahua.
PLAZA CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL
The world’s largest festival for classic cinema, spanning 10 days of titles that defined the art of the big screen. Held every August in El Paso, Texas.
RIO GRANDE CANCER FOUNDATION
Since 1996, the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation has working to reduce the human and economic impact of cancer on the citizens of El Paso County as the region’s most comprehensive resource for cancer survivors & caregivers.
THE AARON SIMS COMPANY
Top Hollywood concept artist and character designer whose talents have contributed to Men in Black, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence, War of the Worlds, I Am Legend, The Golden Compass, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, The Incredible Hulk, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
WHITE ROCK LAKE PRODUCTIONS
A company developing and producing entertaining, cutting-edge content for film, television and gaming while maintaining a high standard of excellence, including Sony’s web series Angel of Death.