Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival

the 18th Annual Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival OCT 15-16, 2021. Lost Reel Short Film Showcase AUG 16-SEPT 15, 2021.

As Texas' preeminent disability-themed film festival, Cinema Touching Disability celebrates films that illustrate how people with disabilities lead both ordinary and extraordinary lives. Popular, well established and respected, Cinema Touching Disability has been honored with numerous media awards.

CTD has designed a program of sponsorship opportunities to appeal to a variety of partners. In addition to the specific menu of benefits including Film Fest website, e-newsletter, event program, and social media acknowledgement, sponsors will receive recognition in the CTD Messenger (circulation 5,000), a statewide e-newsletter highlighting current disabilities issues and events reaching people with disabilities, their family members and caretakers, and the organizations and agencies that serve them.

CTD is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Sponsorships support this excellent public awareness event and the ongoing disability advocacy work of CTD.

To learn more, contact CTD's Executive Director Dennis Borel at 512 478-3366 x 302 or

Sponsorship Levels

Executive Producer: $30,000+

all Producer level rewards +

Producer: $10,000+

all Director level rewards +

Director: $5,000+

all Leading Cast level rewards +

Leading Cast: $2,500+

all Supporting Cast level rewards +

Supporting Cast: $1,000+

all Extras level rewards +

Extras: $500+

all Production Crew level rewards +

Production Crew: $100+

To learn more, contact Executive Director Dennis Borel at 512 478-3366 x 302 or

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The 2023 Short Film Competition open now!

Extended registration ($60) through June 30.

Short Film Competition closes July 28.

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