WELCOME TO DESOTO ARTS INSTITUTE
SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL IS HAPPENING HERE AND WE WANT YOU TO BE A PART OF IT!
Imagine a place where anyone can learn to write, act, shoot, and produce film and music. Imagine having access to a fully-equipped sound stage and recording studio, right here in your community. Imagine a recording studio staffed with producers and engineers with decades of experience producing music legends. Imagine motion picture directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors teaching you and your children how to work in the industry while making a difference in the world and your community.
Come join us to learn filmmaking and video production skills, music production, music theory, foley production, and more. We are looking for instructors for workshops and boot camps in virtually any art form. Just let us know what you can offer and let’s talk.
IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO TO HELP. JOIN DESOTO ARTS INSTITUTE TODAY.
MAC Building for the Arts Grant
Transform your passion into purpose by supporting DAI in our mission to empower young creatives in filmmaking, music, and audio production. By contributing to our fundraising efforts, you can help us secure a $110,000 building expansion grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission.
With a goal of raising $44,000 by March 31st, 2024, we aim to start construction for the expansion and complete it by September 2024. Your initial donation, coupled with your ongoing monthly giving, will pave the way for a sustainable future, allowing us to mentor and train the next generation of artistic visionaries. Join us today and make a lasting impact on the future of creativity.
Didn’t Hate It – Movie Review Podcast
Listen in on our podcasts where we dive deep into the world of movies, TV shows, and all things pop culture. Our lively discussions, witty critiques, heated arguments, and occasional friendly fights will keep you entertained and informed. Don’t miss out on our latest episode, packed with hilarious rambling and the occasional profound insight.
Outside Arcadia - Award-Winning Sci-Fi
Step into the teetering, emotional world of “Outside Arcadia,” a powerful and internationally acclaimed short film that tackles the darkest family situation with sensitivity and grace. This thought-provoking film has not only won numerous awards, but it has also touched the hearts of audiences worldwide with its life-changing message.
Truth Lies Upstream - A True Crime Short Film
Uncover the dark secrets that lie beneath the surface. Dive into a world of intrigue, as a legendary lawman seeks to unearth long-awaited proof from the depths of time. Join us on a thrilling journey, where truth prevails and justice finds its way against all odds. Step into the realm of “Truth Lies Upstream – A True Crime Short Film,” where every clue leads to a riveting finale.
Desoto Arts Institute is a 501(c)3 non-profit media arts training organization providing exposure, education, and hands-on experience in film production, video production, screenwriting, acting, music production, and audio production. This is where creativity and technology meet.
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