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DAFT News: Free Film-Education Units for Teachers via Scorcese’s Film Foundation

Modules 1-3 Now Fully Online In October of 2018 a group of Michigan teachers had the incredible opportunity to preview three modules of an ambitious 10 module curriculum that uses movies to teach concepts in American history and culture. DAFT coordinated this workshop series in partnership with the DIA. Called Portraits of America – Democracy on […]

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2020 Poster Contest Winners – 52nd Michigan Student Film Festival

DAFT Announces its 52nd Poster Contest Winners Congratulations to all 42 students who entered designs for this year’s festival.  The following three students and their work will be honored onstage on April 25, 2020 at the DIA’s Detroit Film Theatre. First Place:  Daytona Irwin William C. Ford Tech Center (Wayne Westland) Honorable Mention Honorees:  Christiana […]

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Census2020 PSA Competition – Free Entry for DAFT’s 52nd Michigan Student Film Festival

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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1st Place Poster/Program Contest - Madison Ristic (William D. Ford Career Tech Center - Wayne Westland)

Cool DAFT Things About April 28th’s 50th Michigan Student Film Festival

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 […]

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2018 Poster Contest Winners for 50th Michigan Student Film Festival

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 […]

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