VIRTUAL Film Festival

2021 Film Festival Contest

The Arc of Larimer County is looking for short films about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from Larimer County and Colorado.
The winning submission will be shown with special honors at The Arc of Larimer County’s 9th Annual Film Festival in 2021.

Be funny, be serious, but mostly be creative to win the $500 prize!


– Films should be approximately 2-10 minutes in length
– All films must be submitted by March 31st, 2021
– For a full copy of contest rules, more information, or to submit a film, please contact filmfestival@arclc.org
Please note, the Film Festival is traditionally held in March, The Arc of Larimer County is closely monitoring COVID-19. A date for the 2021 Film Festival will be determined at a later time.

Previous Film Festival Contest Winners:


The Arc of Larimer County’s annual film festival works to dispel stereotypes about individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The event features a variety of short films from a variety of filmmakers.  Some films are humorous, some are serious, but all work to spread awareness.


Thank you to our generous sponsors of our 8th Annual Film Festival in 2020!

Platinum Sponsors: North Forty News and Scene Magazine

Gold Sponsors: Northern Colorado Down Syndrome Association, Walmart, arc Thrift Stores, and Autism Home Support Services

Silver Sponsors: The Arc of Colorado, Blue Foundation, 1st Bank, CSU Student Disability Center, Foothills Gateway, Overture and Array, Old Town Media, Old Town Computers, CSU Human Development and Family Studies, and the Bohemian FoundationBronze Sponsors: CSU Occupational Therapy, Rachel Bedard, Ph.D., Good Day Pharmacy, and CSU Political Science