Talent Guide

Delbert Whetter

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2020, Producing Lab 2018


Delbert served as a lead Business Affairs executive for nearly two decades that includes work on animated features, IGOR, The Hero of Color City, and Bunyan & Babe, receiving Co-Executive Producer credit on his two recent films. Delbert is a Board member of non-profit RespectAbility, co-founder of RespectAbility’s Lab for Entertainment Professionals with Disabilities, and a frequent consultant to Hollywood studios and organizations. Delbert was a Fellow in Film Independent’s 2018 Producing Lab and PGA’s 2019 Power of Diversity Master Workshop. He won a SFFILM-Rainin Grant for Flash Before the Bang, and a California Humanities Grant for a documentary project.

Current Project

Flash Before the Bang


Inspired by the true story of unlikely heroes from an Oregon deaf school track team that overcame adversity and discrimination to seize an unprecedented victory at the 1986 State Championship.