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Poetry Get Down and Slam Sign Up *postponed*

SIGN UP TO COMPETE AT ONE OF THE DENTON BLACK FILM FESTIVAL’S MOST CELEBRATED EVENTS SINCE 2015!

Fans get to experience National level Poets along with the best Emerging Talent in North Texas. Hosted by Chicago Born Poet, Verb Kulture featured on TV One Verses and Flow.

PRIZES: 1ST PLACE -$500 2ND PLACE -$250 3RD PLACE- $150

ENTRY FEE: $25 SIGN UP NOW – ONLY SPACE FOR 12 PARTICIPANTS

Denton Black Film Festival Institute #FirstTakeCompetition *postponed*

DBFF-TE First Take Competition

Denton Black Film Festival Institute 2022 Competition

Do your friends rave about your video skills?Show us what you got!  Put your media coverage skills to the test by recapping the Denton Black Film Festival Technology Expo (DBFF-TE). 

 

The Denton Black Film Festival believes in the power of education, as well as, the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the technological and creative industries. Media productions are held to strict standards. The following guidelines are routine benchmarks that industry professionals follow for all their productions. 

 

We are excited to see your creativity. Your videos MUST follow the guidelines as specified below to be entered in the contest. The winners (1st – 2nd – and 3rd places) will have their videos posted on the NBC5 DFW website:  

 

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED (It’s free). Deadline is 5 p.m.  Jan. 18, 2022 Central Standard Time

VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 31  Central Standard Time. 

Please remember video files are always much larger than audio and text files. We recommend using WeTransfer to submit the files. Dropbox, Google, Vimeo may also be used, but realize the file might be so large that you might need to send us a link to the video on those platforms. 

 

AWARDS

  • Winners will be announced President’s Day (Feb. 21, 2022)
  • 1st-2nd-3rd place video will be spotlighted on NBC5 DFW website and DiscoverDenton.com
  • Students earn bragging rights for being the winner of the first #FirstTakeCompetition
  • 1st – 2nd -3rd Place winners will receive a certificate signed by DBFF Executives
  • We encourage students to highlight the award and the fact they participated in the competition on their resumes, college applications, social media platforms
  • 1st-2nd-3rd place videos will be highlighted on DBFF’s various social media channels