DESOTO ARTS INSTITUTE

Desoto Arts Institute is a non-profit arts training organization providing exposure, education, and hands-on experience in film production, video production, screenwriting, acting, and music production.

2020 Stuck at Home Screenwriting Competition

While sequestered, we have a challenge for you! Write a 4 to 6 page screenplay that can be produced by DAI in or near our studios. The winning screenwriter will receive a $100 cash prize.

Watch our films on Amazon Prime Video

We’re putting most of our films on Prime so go check em out. We have mostly family-friendly films but a couple heavier films are in the mix. 

Art Snobbery

In Summer 2019, Robb and Jesaiah taught students aged 7 to 12 at Oxford Film Festival Summer Film Camp. With students as film crew and actors, we produced this cute film.

SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL IS HAPPENING IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

Imagine a place where anyone can learn to write, act, shoot, or produce film and theater. Imagine having access to a fully-equipped sound stage, a dance studio, and a performance hall, right here in your community. Imagine a recording studio staffed with producers and engineers with decades of experience producing real music legends. Imagine motion picture directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors teaching you and your children how to work in the industry while staying true to who you are.

Come join us to learn filmmaking and video production skills, music production, music theory, dance styles and techniques, 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. NOW STOP IMAGINING AND GET INVOLVED. JOIN DESOTO ARTS INSTITUTE TODAY.

Desoto Arts Institute Film Programs

FILM

Write, record, repeat

Desoto Arts Institute Music Programs

MUSIC

Make beautiful music

Desoto Arts Institute Dance Programs

DANCE

Grab your dancin’ shoes

DAI STEM

STEM

Get smarter!

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