The 2011 Detroit Windsor International Film Festival (DWIFF) takes place June 22-26 on Wayne State University’s Detroit campus. The annual festival is presented by Wayne County and 2011 is the 4th year. DWIFF is celebrated as one of America’s leading new film festivals and is dedicated to showcasing the newest and most diverse voices of independent film by featuring works from around the world in a first-class international forum.
You can check out the film schedule right here. One of the coolest parts of the festival is the TechFair on Saturday the 25th. It takes place from 11:30-4:00 and features a wide spectrum of educational and professional development activities targeted to both seasoned professionals and aspiring students. It’s anchored by an exhibition with leading suppliers of digital tools and techniques for digital cinema, animation, visualization and game development., and includes workshops covering a variety of topics, skills and tools for film and video production, animation, game development and more.
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You can stay connected with DWIFF on Facebook. Below is a video that gives you an idea of what to expect at DWIFF, and you’ll also want to check out Michigan Film Reel’s interviews of some of the presenters and attendees in 2010.