We REQUIRE each Registered Team to send a representative to both the Producer’s Meeting & Director’s Meeting.

Only one person per team is allowed into each meeting. The Producer and Director can be the same person and is required to attend both meetings.

DTTW for 2016 has already finished. Check back for the dates in 2017.

FRIDAY : JUNE 17 : THE LUX

6p-6:59p : TEAM REGISTRATION + WALK-INs

Your PRODUCER must Check-In your team before 7p.

  • Team Registration is $150 & $125 for Student Teams
  • At Check-In – Your Producer MUST fill out & sign the PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT and register your team members
  • Those registering for the “STUDENT TEAMS” must have at least 1/2 of your team be students (elementary, middle school, high school, or college).
  • Please provide a copy of all current student identification for validation.

**Registration closes when promptly when meeting starts!

7p : REQUIRED PRODUCERS MEETING
@ The Lux : 120 E 1st St (corner of 1st & Market)

  • Producers receive TEAM # PACKETS with REQUIRED Documents
  • Talk docs in packets: Rules, Terms, Agreement, Music, Location & Talent Release Forms.
  • Film Submission Details  (ex. we require your film to have a 5 second Title Card with the year, Team #, the required elements + a 5-second black leader)

SATURDAY : JUNE 18 : THE LUX

6:30a : REQUIRED DIRECTORS MEETING

World Time Clock : This is Absolute Time in DTTW World

Choosing the SECRET Required Elements + discuss how they must be incorporated in films + Last minute Q&As

7a : FILM RACE STARTS

    • Teams must create, edit and submit their 6 minute short films within 24 hours. They must creatively weave the required elements into their storyline.
    • Reference the Rules – Don’t be disqualified for a simple mistake!

SUNDAY : JUNE 19 : TALLGRASS FILM ASSOCIATION

6a – 7a : FILM SUBMISSION OPEN

Submit TEAM # PACKETS with REQUIRED Documents + Film on a USB

  • Films submitted after 7:00:01 AM are disqualified. We are sorry and know that is difficult, but rules are rules!
    Please join us for the Showcase and send us your film anyways as we will feature it on this website!

 

7a : GO GET SOME SLEEP!

Go get some rest before heading gathering up your teammates to see if your film made it into the Top 10 Showcase at The Orpheum Theatre! Doors open at 6p. Showcase starts at 7p.