Denton Africam American Scholarship Foundation

Denton African American Scholarship Foundation  II  Sponsor Organization

Education, Empowerment, and Excellence are three words that define the DAASF purpose as a non-profit organization incorporated in 1989 for the purpose of providing scholarships to Denton High School graduates.  For more information about DAASF or to make a donation, go to www.dentonaasf.org

NBC 5 TXCU Full Color Pos Vert

Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS Presenting Partner

Dallas-Fort Worth / KXAS is the local NBCUniversal-owned television station serving the communities of North Texas with quality local news, weather forecasts, consumer and investigative reports and sports and entertainment programming across all platforms, including the station’s dedicated website NBCDFW.com, its mobile app, social media channels and on COZI TV (Digital 5.2), the station’s multicast channel.



Panavision  Presenting Sponsor

Panavision is the world's leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision lenses for the motion picture and television industries, and one of the world's leading providers of camera systems, including both film and digital cameras. Panavision also supplies lighting, grip and crane equipment for use by motion picture and television productions, and offers 24/7 service support around the globe. Panavision rents its systems through its company-owned, global facilities and distributor network.

Denton is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Denton County. With a population of over 110,000, it is the 27th most populous city in Texas and the 11th-largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Denton is home to several annual artistic and cultural events that cater to residents and tourists

City of Denton  II Platinum Partner

Denton is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Denton County. With a population of over 110,000, it is the 27th most populous city in Texas and the 11th-largest city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Denton is home to several annual artistic and cultural events that cater to residents and tourists.


University of North Texas - Division of Institutional Equity & Diversity  II  Platinum Partner

UNT's  Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity supports the nation's 25th largest public university. With a diverse student population of 38,000, nearly 50% are students of color, and 21% identify as Hispanic or Latino.


Texas Woman's University  II  Gold Partner

With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, Texas Woman’s University is the nation’s largest university primarily for women. TWU offers degree programs in the liberal arts, nursing, health sciences, the sciences, business and education. Its campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston are joined by an e-learning campus offering innovative online degree programs in business, education and general studies.


Denton Record Chronicle  II  Gold Partner

The Denton Record-Chronicle is the official newspaper for the city of Denton, Texas and Denton County since 1899. Sponsor DAASF and DBFF for several years and community at large.The estimated daily subscription circulation is 15,000, with a Wednesday circulation of 38,500 (delivered to subscribers and free to non-subscribers) and a Sunday circulation of 19,500.



Greater Denton Arts Council  II  Gold Partner

The Greater Denton Arts Council works with local arts organizations, the University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University, Denton Independent School District, and the City of Denton to support and celebrate the arts. A primary focus of the Arts Council is to provide financial assistance, workshops, and support to GDAC’s almost 40 member arts organizations with the help of The Arts Guild


Texas Health Resources is a Silver Sponsor

 Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States. The health system includes Texas Health Physicians Group and hospitals under the banners of Texas Health Presbyterian, Texas Health Arlington Memorial, Texas Health Harris Methodist and Texas Health Huguley. The system also includes outpatient facilities, freestanding ERs, home health and preventive and fitness services to provide the full continuum of care for all stages of life.


Peterbilt is a Bronze Partner

Based in Denton, Texas, Peterbilt Motors Company has a global reputation for industry-leading design, innovative engineering and fuel-efficient solutions.

North Central Texas College

North Central Texas College Bronze Partner

NCTC was officially established May 20, 1924 — making it the oldest continuously operating two-year college in Texas today! Originally named Gainesville Junior College, the school was founded by Randolph Lee Clark, a man with a family legacy in higher education and a true pioneer of public community college education in Texas.


Nuby Pediatrics  II  Bronze Partner

Nuby Pediatrics is a family oriented practice where making children feel safe, happy and well is our number one priority! Our goal is to make sure our children and your children grow up healthy, safe and happy and hope they learn to understand that the visit to the doctors’ office is not a sentence of doom but rather an enjoyable experience.


Natural Awakenings - North Texas  II Bronze Partner

Every month, more than 60,000 locals pick up Natural Awakenings - North Texas looking for products, services, events, education, resources and local experts that can help them live healthier, happier, more natural and balanced lives.  Our print magazine (and the digital edition) blend national and local content regarding integrative and holistic medicine, fitness, healthy pets and kids, conscious eating, green living, community events, news and more.  We meet readers where they are with the education and resources they need to live better: Body, Mind, Soul and Spirit!


Hubert's Lemonade is a Bronze Sponsor

 Monster Beverages is an American beverage company that manufactures energy drinks, natural soft drinks, and fruit drinks including Monster Energy, Hansen's Natural Soda, Hansen's Energy, Hansen's Junior Juice, Hubert's Lemonade, Peace Tea, and Blue Sky.

TX Film commision

Texas Film Commission II Bronze Partner

The Texas Film Commission is your first stop for resources that serve the film, television, commercial, animation, visual effects and video game industries of Texas. Serving the public since 1971, the Texas Film Commission supports our state’s global position as a premier production destination across all media industries.

Ft. Worth film commission

 Fort Worth Film Commission Bronze Partner

The official film commission for the City of Cowboys & Culture, a division of the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau.

best buy

Best Buy Bronze Partner

Shop Best Buy for electronics, computers, appliances, cell phones, video games & more new tech. In-store pickup & free 2-day shipping on thousands of items

dallas producers

Dallas Producers Association Bronze Partner

The Dallas Producers Association is a professional trade organization providing promotion, advocacy, education and networking for our membership. Membership is open to any company or individual of high standing, working in North Texas, that has managerial, budget or creative control for the production of moving visual media.

tetra pak

Tetra Pak Bronze Partner

Tetra Pak is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with their customers and suppliers, they provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people in more than 170 countries.


Prekindle Bronze Partners

Event ticketing, merchandise, management platform and service working with thousands of events across Texas and the United States. Born in North Texas, Prekindle works with some of the top independent venues, promoters, festivals, food and beverage events, non profits, breweries, film festivals, performers, and more in the DFW area.


Bronze Partners

Harry and Linda Eaddy

Reggie and Bonnie Logan

Dr. Decarlo Noble MD


campus theatre
denton black chamber
2nd adam
denton cardio

Patron Partner

Frank and Carol (Ridens)Atkins

Dallas Film Commission


Galilee Missionary Baptist Church
Morse Street Baptist Church

**** THANK YOU! *** to all who made our 2018 Denton Black Film Festival a fantastic success!