Arts and Culture

Filmmaker Clifton Archuleta finds room to Breathe in Pueblo


After eight years in the Army, Clifton Archuleta moved back to Colorado to attend Colorado Film School and get his BFA from Regis University. His thesis piece, Broken Cycle, has earned him recognition at film festivals; he just finished making a short film called Breathe in his home town of Pueblo...without benefit of the incentives that Colorado recently authorized for filmmakers, a rebate of between 10 and 20 percent as long as they spend $1 million or more here and hire at least 50 percent of the crew from Colorado.

Westword recently talked with Archuleta about his film career -- and about whether that incentive package will encourage the film industry in this state.

See also: - Film incentives bill signed - $3 million approved to fund moviemaking in Colorado - Movies filmed in Colorado

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Natalie Gonzalez