2020 Spring Dash: March 20 - April 1, 2020


Go to Register – March 2 thru 19

Register – March 2 thru 19

Teams can formed of all ages and experience levels. Sign up by midnight March 19 to participate! Registration fee is $20 and can be paid via Paypal. Email us with any questions.

Start Filming – March 20

The film dash kicks off on March 20 at 5:30 pm on our Facebook page. We will assign you a line of dialogue and a prop to be included in your film.

Submit Film – April 1st

Following the kickoff you’ll have 12 days to write, cast shoot, and edit your film. Films must be submitted by midnight on April 1st. Your film will be shown online via Facebook and on the Community Access Channel.

Screening – April 4

Come to the screening and award ceremony on April 4, 2020 to see everyone’s work and celebrate the winners. The Dakota Dash Films will be shown via livestream and broadcasted only , no in-person attendance is allowed.

Equipment courtesy of Dakota Media Access (DMA), will be made available to participants on a first-come, first-serve basis. If your group is to use this equipment it is required they be trained in its use by DMA staff.


Rules & Guidelnes
Everything else you need to know.

How to submit: Send us the link to your video (Vimeo or Dropbox prefered).

Suggested team size: In the range of 5 members.

All ages and talents are welcome.

Final film size: 3-5 minutes.

Dakota Film Festival reserves the right to refuse any film it deems as inappropriate.

The Dakota Film Dash is a project of the Dakota Film Festival.