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The annual CommUNITY Film Fest is presented by the Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities,
FilmToledo, and Maumee Valley Partners for Inclusion


The CommUNITY Film Fest's mission is to celebrate life in our community, promote inclusion, and the everyday lives of people of all abilities.  This unique event focuses exclusively on amateur video.  The event celebrates contributions made to the community, challenges assumptions, and enhances respect for individuals with disabilities.



Any Topic - 5 minutes max

You can do this!  If you know how to use

iMovie or any other amateur movie editing program - go for it!  Make your own movie -

just make sure you look at our rules page!


Any Topic - 5 minutes max

Do you have a team to help you?  Maybe a friend, family member or provider?  Go for it!



We are looking for entries that highlight how YOU contribute to your community.  This might be your family, school, work, neighborhood, faith community or wherever you belong. 


Create and submit your best (this means ONE) short video, maximum of 5 minutes, using a smart phone, camera, app or other video device.

March 1, 2024

Call for Entries is OPEN!

Get registered, gather your team, come up with an idea and a plot, find your talent and start filming!

May 31, 2024

DEADLINE for Entries!

All films must be completed and turned in by this date so we can send them to our judges!

August 18, 2024

LIVE Film Festival Event!

We can't wait to see everyone on the red carpet again as we celebrate our 10th annual film festival!

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