The longest-running student film festival in the country will hold the 52nd Michigan Student Film Festival online--May 14-17th continuing its 30-year partnership with the Detroit Institute of Arts spectacular Detroit Film Theatre via DAFT's Facebook Live Event at this link.
From nearly 300 entries, 53 selections have been chosen as Best-of-Show by a judging panel of over 65 judges. See below for the streaming dates and times.
May 14-17 Streaming-Schedule
- Day 1 - Thu. 5/14/20 - 7 - 8 pm EST K-8 , Animation and Music Videos
- Day 2 - Fri 5/15/20 - 7 - 8 pm EST PSAs, News/Sports, Experimental/Others
- Day 3 - Sat 5/16/20 - 7 - 8 pm EST Documentaries
- Day 4 - Sun 5/17/20 - 7 - 8:15 pm EST Narrative Shorts
Special Features this Year...
All entries will receive custom certificates and detailed notes from our panel of professional judges. But our festival will also include...
- Grand-Prize winners announced for each category at the end of the broadcasts
- Introduction of Best of Show videos recorded by the student producers (recorded)
- Raffle-drawings of prizes--all entries are eligible
- Ron Castorri Memorial Audience-Choice Awards each evening, selected from audience polling