Filmmaker Invites Public to Open Call Documentary Shoot About Mental Health

  • When: October 20, 2019 Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Where: eTOWN HALL / 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Cost: Free General Admission
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Doors at 10:00am
Program begins at 10:00am

Salted Rose Studios invites you to share your story on camera for TUNED, a community-sourced documentary film about music and mental health. We want to put a mic on your voice to raise the volume on mental health awareness. TUNED will investigate how the gentle, simple, and yet dynamic influence of music can contribute to emotional health. When you arrive at eTown Hall, you’ll be checked in and guided to the main theater for your interview. You can expect a 5-10 minute intimate conversation in an empty theater with only the director, a production assistant, and a two-person camera crew. For more information and to RSVP, please visit:

Mariel Polifroni


Mariel Polifroni often tells people that her life didn’t fully begin until she was 22 years old. After a childhood consisting of over 25 different prescribed psychiatric medications to treat over eight inaccurate mental illness diagnoses, she found a way to wean herself off all medications and retune her brain with an undersung remedy: music. Eleven years later, and now a filmmaker based in Boulder, Mariel is sharing her story publicly while elevating others’ experiences for a new documentary about music and mental health.

Brendan Young

Director of Photography

Brendan Young is a documentary and commercial filmmaker based in Denver, Colorado. Taking pride in capturing raw and vulnerable stories through a captivating cinematic lens, his films strive to create a compelling awe while remaining rooted in reality. His work has been shown in DOC NYC, the Santa Fe Film Festival, Bend Film Fest, Portland Film Festival, and the Crested Butte Film Festival. He has been featured in The Atlantic, on Outside TV, and as a Vimeo Staff Pick. When he's not working, he enjoys the mountains, croissants, and naps.

Caroline Beaton


Formerly a development producer for reality television and a journalist for VICE, The Atlantic and the New York Times, Caroline Beaton is a documentary filmmaker based in Boulder. She currently works full-time on impact for Exposure Labs, a Boulder-based documentary film and impact production company.