Census2020 PSA Competition – Free Entry Teacher Materials: PDF Flyer for Class Distribution PowerPoint Slides (PDF form) for Class Presentation 2020census.gov 2020 is a crucial year for Michigan citizens. DAFT is joining the effort to promote a full and fair Census count by sponsoring a special competition for public service announcements that educate about and […]
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2019 Michigan Student Film Festival Photos Photography by Michael Kuentz, Visual Ronin Media (www.visualronin.com) Additional photos: Ted Houser, Patrick Morrow, Kevin Walsh
Keynote speaker, Fox 2 News Director Alex Kimbraugh kicked off DAFT’s 6th Media Teacher Symposium as over 35 teachers shared lessons, techniques and new technologies. Special thanks to our sponsors: The Motion Picture Institute, University of Michigan, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and ArtWorks.
It was a great day at the Motion Picture Institute on December 14, 2018 as DAFT welcomed 16 schools and over 160 students with educators and media professionals. Keynote speakers were Lauren Harper and Joe Pendergrass of the Detroit Pistons. Special thanks to our sponsors: The Motion Picture Institute, University of Michigan, Michigan Council for […]
Following a successful pilot a few years ago the Film Foundation has developed a much-expanded curriculum that uses movies to teach concepts in American history and culture. Detroit was selected as one of three cities for the rollout where the DIA will be the host for workshop and film screenings on October 2nd and 3rd, 2018. The […]
50th Michigan Student Film Festival at the DIA’s Detroit Film Theatre Saturday April 28, 2018 Emcee: Brad Galli, Channel 7, WXYZ Sports Anchor 10 AM: K-8 (Elem-Junior) Best of Show screening and awards 11:30 AM: Video Gear Raffle-Drawing (all festival entries eligible, must be present to win) 12:30 PM: 9-12 (Senior) Best of Show screening […]
Poster Contest Winner 50th Michigan Student Film Festival Madison Ristic William D. Ford Career Tech Center (Wayne-Westland) Judging was tough with more than 30 entries from students from all over the state of Michigan! Madison will receive a prize of $200 for her submission and be honored at the 50th Michigan Student Film Festival on […]