Educational problems we solve

Using our unique animation process, we help fill gaps in the educational landscape like reading literacy, attention span and mental health. We also bridge the digital divide in education by presenting our films and books virtually and in print.

What our films and books focus on:

Our stories explore how the athlete was introduced to sports, what sports has help them overcome in life and what profession that are interested in off the field. These stories transcend the field of play and will enable us to inspire kids to expand their dreams.

Celebrity Track Days

Sports Film Fest will partner with a local team or athlete to create a Celebrity Sports Event as a fundraiser to fund a Dream Big Film and Book for their Foundation. We will use the power of film to highlight the causes they support.

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ISFF will partner with a local team or athlete to create a Celebrity sports event as a joint fundraiser for the athlete/team’s Foundation and ISFF’s charity, Through the Lens. Proceeds will be split 50/50. We will use the power of film to highlight these causes.

College Football Championship January 2024

Join us the weekend of January 6-8th in Houston during the College Football Championship. We will present our animated films and kids books on Marty Glickman and Historic Black Quarterbacks from Houston. We will also hold educational art activities. Stay tuned for more info. You can support this powerful programming by making a donation today!

Films for Kids by Kids

Our animated films are made for kids 3-9 years old to help spark their imagination and learn through creativity. We hire young visual and musical artists (ages 10-23) to create our animated film and book series, Josh’s Inspirational Journeys, Dream Big. We need your support to create more films and books, educating the next generation.

Mental and physical health

Sports and Art are two of the most cut public programs for school age kids in the US. This is creating a wider divide of the haves and have-nots. We fill a gap in the educational landscape by bringing together athletes, artists and kids allowing us to build a supportive community that promotes self expression … Read more

Film Projects

Through The Lens is a 501 (c)(3) in Houston. It’s mission is to teach kids the power of storytelling through their own eyes. We empower them to create short films on a variety of topics affecting their communities.

DonkeeBoy’s “Young Art Pros”

Sports Film Fest has been working with DonkeeBoy’s Young Art Pros students to create art that celebrates the Phi Slama Jama team from the 1980’s. These students have created an animated kids book with each page downloadable as a coloring page for kids across the country! These have also created unique Art Backboards that will … Read more