Top Menu

The 56th Michigan Student Film Festival at the DIA - June 1, 2024

  • Date/Times: June 1, 2024 (10 AM - 2:45 PM)
    • 10 AM: K-8 Awards & Screening of Best-of-Show selections
    • 12:30 PM: High School Awards & Screening of Best-of-Show selections
  • Cost: Free admission
  • Location: The Detroit Film Theatre at the DIA
    • 5200 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI 48202
    • Theatre entrance on the John R. side of the building (east-side)
    • Parking in the DIA lot across John R. or on the neighboring street using the Park Detroit app
  • Host: Ryan Patrick Hooper of WDET
  • Streaming: Watch live streams of both ceremonies on DAFT's home

Watch last year's  55th Michigan Student Film Festival live-streamed from the DIA 

 DAFT Founding Father

John Prusak (1947 - 2023)

John L. Prusak Memorial Fund:

Young Detroit Filmmaker Scholarship

In memory of John Prusak, your donation will support a student filmmaker from Detroit who wants to create an original film. John’s lifelong commitment to young filmmakers and the city of Detroit will live on through your donation via the PayPal link below (that includes credit-card options) along with checks made payable to DAFT mailed to PO Box 1443  Royal Oak, MI  48068.  John's obituary 3/23/23 in the Detroit Free Press & Longer Free Press article by Julie Hinds

April 29th: Celebrating John Prusak

A celebration of John's life took place on Saturday April 29, 2023 at the Motion Picture Institute

Design by Van Star Media