Get ready for an amazing 2016-17 year with DAFT. Schools can save over $300 on an annual membership if they join by November 22nd.
Important DAFT Dates
Schools, look for our upcoming color classroom poster of the following included in a mailing from our friends at the Motion Picture Institute!
- Friday, December 2, 2016
4th Annual Media Teacher Symposium with Keynote Speaker WXYZ Hall of Fame Anchor Cheryl Chodun
- Friday, December 9, 2016
3rd Annual Media Student Symposium
- Friday, January 27, 2017
Entry Deadline: Poster/Program Design Contest for Michigan Student Film Festival
*$200 grand prize winner, two $50 runner-up prizes.
- Friday, February 24, 2017
Entry Deadline: 49th Michigan Student Film Festival
* New this year, entries only accepted from DAFT member schools or paid individual memberships
- Saturday, April 29, 2017
Michigan Student Film Festival at the Detroit Institute of Arts
*Free admission to the public. Best of Show honorees only screened; all entries honored in free program.
- May 18-20, 2017
Film/Video at the 55th Michigan Youth Arts Festival at Western Michigan University
*DAFT clinicians work directly with teacher-approved candidates for 2-3 day intense production and exhibition.
- Summer 2017*
Focal Point – Weeklong Video Camp at Royal Oak High School
*More info soon! Intense 5-day hands-on scripting, production of film. Open to adults and students.