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Festival Design Contest

Entry Deadline Ended January 27, 2017

DAFT calls upon student designers to submit artwork for the official festival poster and program of the Michigan Student Film and Video Festival. Now in its 49th year, the Michigan Student Film Festival has a tremendous history. The winning designs will be seen throughout the Michigan Filmmaking community and reach many branches of the national film industry.

To submit an entry, you must be a DAFT Member and be logged in to your account.

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The Assignment

Create a related trio of designs for
the 2017 Michigan Student Film Festival:

  • A Promotional Poster (full color)
  • The Festival Program Cover (black and white)
  • A blank, Festival Title Slate (black and white)

Eligibility & Prizes

Contest is open to Michigan high school students only.
You must be a DAFT Member - at least Free Subscriber Level

  • Creator of the winning design will receive $200 gift card
  • Two runner-ups will receive $50 gift cards

Deadline & Details

Submission Deadline Has Ended

Submit your design entry by January 27, 2017

  • KEEP YOUR ORIGINAL, HIGH RES, LAYERED FILE.
  • Your entries must have the necessary information & logos as seen below.
  • Your entry submissions must meet the technical specifications below.
  • If your design is chosen, you must provide a high-res 300 dpi file of the Program Cover and Poster design.
  • Your design becomes the property of DAFT.

Poster Design Specs

  • KEEP YOUR ORIGINAL, HIGH RES FILE
  • Design Dimensions 11.50" x 17.50" - trimmed to 11"x17" when printed
  • Original: Full Color 300dpi
  • Entry Upload Format: JPG 72dpi
  • If your design is chosen, you must provide: a high-res 300dpi flattened PDF
  • Your design becomes the property of DAFT

POSTER DESIGN MUST INCLUDE:

  • DAFT - DIGITAL ARTS, FILM & TELEVISION presents
  • 49th Michigan Student Film Festival
  • 10am Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Detroit Film Theatre
  • The logo block below must be placed at the bottom of your design
Festival Design Poster Sample

Poster Template
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Poster Logo Block
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DAFT FF Poster Logo Block Print Res

Program Cover Design Specs

  • KEEP YOUR ORIGINAL, HIGH RES FILE
  • Design Dimensions 9.00" x 11.50" - trimmed to 8.5" x 11" when printed
  • Original: Black and White 300dpi
  • Entry Upload Format: JPG 72dpi
  • If your design is chosen, you must provide: a high-res 300dpi flattened PDF
  • Your design becomes the property of DAFT

PROGRAM COVER DESIGN MUST INCLUDE:

  • DAFT - DIGITAL ARTS, FILM & TELEVISION presents
  • 48th Michigan Student Film Festival
  • 10am Saturday, April 23, 2016
  • Detroit Film Theatre
  • The logo block below must be placed at the bottom of your design

 

DAFT FF Design Contest Program Cover Template

Program Template
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Program Logo Block
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DAFT FF Program Logo Block 001

Festival Title Slate Design Specs

  • KEEP YOUR ORIGINAL FILE
  • Design Dimensions 1280px x 1024px
  • Original: Black and White 72dpi
  • Entry Upload Format: JPG 72dpi
  • Your design becomes the property of DAFT

FESTIVAL TITLE SLATE DESIGN MUST INCLUDE:

  • DAFT - April 29, 2017
  • Large blank area (see sample design)

 

DAFT FF Festival Title Slate Template

Title Slate Template
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Festival Design Contest

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