Truth Lies Upstream Screening at Memphis Film Prize

At the 2019 Memphis FIlm Prize, the top ten finalist films were shown on Friday August 2, 2019 and Saturday August 3, 2019 Each ticket holder sees all ten films in a block then is allowed to vote for their favorite three films. Five judges account for 50% of the vote...

X Number of Words Official Winner

We are very excited to announce that our film, X Number of Words has won Best International film at the Airdrie Film Festival in Alberta, Canada. X Number of Words was developed from a story from our very own Kadi Loughman who was thirteen at the time. The film was...

Memphis Film Prize Top Ten Announcement

We are excited to announce that our latest film, Truth Lies Upstream, has been officially selected as a Top Ten Finalist in the Memphis Film Prize! Our crew consisted of students and adults that ranged from 13 to 60+ years of age. This is DAI’s fourth year in a...

Desoto Arts Institute Announces Inaugural Desoto Film Festival

Having experienced film festivals across the country with our own films, we’ve seen so many films that we truly never cared to see. You never know what you and your family are going to be subjected to. This film festival is challenging filmmakers to set aside...

Desoto Arts Institute Film Summer Camps

Rise and shine campers! Desoto Arts Institute is staying busy this summer with two, week long filmmaker’s workshops. Students will learn from DAI Founder and writer/director, Robb Rokk, to craft great stories with excellence and professionalism while learning to...