Colorado High School Film Festival

Colorado High School Film Festival

The Colorado High School Film Festival seeks to present the films created by high schools students from Colorado and beyond. This is an opportunity for up and coming filmmakers to showcase their short films.

The 2024 film festival has concluded. Please check back for information on how to submit entries for the 2025 Colorado High School Film Festival.

2024 Film Festival Winners

The College of Arts & Media hosted the inaugural Colorado High School Film Festival on March 9, 2024. Thank you to everyone who submitted films to the competition and attended the festival! We screened over 40 films and announced 3 winners.

2024 Winners

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Monty Jorgensen
(Denver School of the Arts)




$500 LYNX Camp scholarship

Evelyn Nicole Champine
(South High School)

"No Word for Goodbye"$400 LYNX Camp scholarship

Arlo Thompson
(Denver School of the Arts)

"Grillz for Greed - Addicted to the Cart"$300 LYNX Camp scholarship


2024 Film Festival Line Up

Frequently Asked Questions

Prizes for the 2024 Colorado High School Film Festival

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The winner of the Colorado High School Film Festival will receive $250 credit to use for film gear rentals from Lighting Services, Inc. Thank you so much for your sponsorship!

Prizes for the Colorado High School Film Festival include scholarships to attend the LYNX National Arts & Media Camps. LYNX Camps are summer camp programs for high school students designed as educational previews of the college degree programs offered at the College of Arts & Media at CU Denver

If you have any questions about eligibility, acceptable categories, location, etc., please email the us at 

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College of Arts & Media Hosts Inaugural Colorado High School Film Festival

In its first year, the festival received over 300 submissions from high school students from across the state of Colorado and beyond.

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College of Arts & Media

CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Suite 177

Denver, CO 80204


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