Lights, Camera, Creativity! Join the Team Film Challenge

Logo for the Destination Imagination Team Film Challenge alongside 3 images of students acting and creating films.

Get ready to hit the red carpet with Destination Imagination’s Team Film Challenge!

This filmmaking adventure (designed for elementary through university-level students) isn’t just about lights, camera, and action. It’s about empowering young minds to collaborate, innovate, and bring their stories to life. Every participant will play a crucial role in turning imagination into ingenious problem-solving and captivating storytelling. 

Designed for busy schedules, the Team Film Challenge is an 8-week educational experience. It’s perfect for students, teachers, and parents who want to experience the benefits and magic of Destination Imagination without the year-long commitment. 

Here’s what makes the Team Film Challenge special:

  • Collaboration is Key: Unlike many film festivals, this creative experience emphasizes teamwork. Students will work together to write, film, and edit their short film (under 8 minutes), fostering communication, problem-solving, and shared responsibility.
  • Problem-Solving with a Twist: Teams will base their films on a unique challenge to solve, teaching them how to approach problems creatively and develop innovative solutions.
  • Mastering Filmmaking Fundamentals: The challenge introduces students to essential filmmaking concepts like narrative, cinematography, sound design, and editing. This experience lays a foundation for future filmmaking endeavors or simply fosters a deeper appreciation for the cinematic arts.
  • Perfect Length, Big Impact: The shorter filming window makes this program ideal for busy schedules. While shorter, the learning experience is just as impactful!

The Team Film Challenge is a fantastic opportunity for teachers to:

  • Supplement classroom curriculum with a hands-on, engaging activity.
  • Introduce students to the world of filmmaking and storytelling in a fun and collaborative setting.
  • Help students develop important 21st-century skills like teamwork, communication, and creative problem-solving.

Parents, this is a great way for your child to:

  • Uncover their inner filmmaker and explore their creative side.
  • Learn valuable teamwork, communication, and project management skills they can use throughout life.
  • Develop problem-solving strategies in a fun and engaging environment.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the filmmaking process.

The best part? You don’t need fancy equipment to participate! Teams that do not have access to a video camera can capture their vision using a phone, tablet, or similar device.

Ready to learn more and get all your questions answered? Join our FREE webinar

We’ll be diving deeper into an overview for our Team Film Challenge on Thursday, May 9th at 5:30 p.m. ET. Save your spot now!

Ready to roll with your crew? Visit our Team Film Challenge page to register your team.