Ecstasy is a romantic comedy, a transformational love story from the love of Ecstasy to the ecstasy of Love.


Joshua Tree, 1951 is a fearless, intimate portrait of James Dean on the cusp of becoming both a great actor…


Somwhere West is a visually breathtaking road-film that explores the human spirit with emotional breadth and quiet subtlety.


Check out the schedule of great classes and panels..


Thanks to our sponsor, Wayne State.

Thanks to our sponsor, Wayne State.

Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 JoomlaWorks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Subscribe/Update the DWIFF Mailing List
Enter Your Email Address and "Click" GO:
  • Error loading feed data.


2012 Award Winners

Best Feature – Joshua Tree, 1951 

Best Zomedy – Cost of the Living – Daniel Lee White

Best Short Drama – Junior - 

Best Short Comedy – Yes, You Deserve it 

Best Short Short Comedy – The Future 

Best Short Short Drama – Happy Birthday

Best Animation – Stop it – Vatt Pictures

Best Multimedia – A series of kinetic shorts tells a story 

Best Music Video – Quicksand Passing Through

Best Detroit Windsor Feature – Somewhere West 

Best Detroit Windsor Short Drama – Surf Detroit 

Best Detroit Windsor Short Comedy – Where’s Clem

Best Detroit Windsor Short Short Drama – 2 - a short film

Best Detroit Windsor Short Short Comedy – Cupcake Bandits

Director’s Choice – The Seder - 

Spirit of Detroit – Nain Rouge 

Up and Coming Filmmaker ( Best Youth Entry) – Alone Together
Best Supernatural - Returning Home

2011 Winners

Best Feature - In the Woods- Director - Vilma Zenelaj
Best Comedy - Get A Job - Director - Brian Kohne
Best Documentary - Everyday Sunshine - The Story of Fishbone - Director - Christopher Metzler 
Best Children's - My Friend Peter - Director - Steve Kopera 
Best Short Drama - After You Left - Director - Jef Taylor
Best Short Comedy - Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns - Director - Pardis Parker
Best International - Lavan - Director - Guilhad Emilio Schenker
Best Animation - Under the Bed - Patrick Mallek
Best Detroit-Windsor Feature - The Bicyclist - Directors - John Wilberding - Oren Goldenberg
Best Detroit-Windsor Comedy - Cornerstore - Director - Joe Doughrity
Best Detroit-Windsor Documentary - Fordson - Faith Fasting Football -Director - Rashid Ghazi 
Best Cross Category - The Dancer - Director - Seth Stark 
Best Detroit-Windsor Short Drama - The Spirit of Isabel - Director - Robert Joseph Butler 
Best Detroit-Windsor Short Comedy - Bullies on Vacation -Director - Devon Gummersall 
Director's Choice - Certain Essential Elements - Director - Jeffery T. Schultz


DWIFF Sponsors


Moving Media