JDS Creative Academy has reinvented what the City of Temecula recognized as the International Temecula Film and Music Festival into what is now referred to as DigiFestR Temecula. DigiFestR Temecula is a vehicle for the community and region to come together and experience digital media in many creative and artistic forms. DigifestR Temecula is also a place to learn about industry advancements, how to pursue a career in the industry, and how to incorporate digital arts into the economic culture.
DigifestR also acknowledges talent in the industry at all levels and ages, incorporating 6th-12th graders, amateurs, and professionals.
The 4th annual 3-Day DigiFestR event will be held August 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 2020, at JDS Creative Academy, Temeku Cinemas and Temecula City Hall. Attendees will enjoy digital gallery exhibits, renowned industry speakers, workshops, screenings, and a grand finale awards banquet where they will have opportunities to share insights and gain knowledge from our Industry Panelists. DigifestR also offered a competition aspect to the festival with a unique opportunity for students, amateurs and professionals to present their exceptional digital work in several digital mediums. Entry categories include: Films (30 minutes and under), Animation, Website Design, Fine Art & Illustration, Gaming, Photography, Music and Podcasts. Submissions open November 1, 2019. Click here to submit to DigiFest Temecula 2020!
In response to COVID-19:
DigiFestⓇ Temecula is rescheduled to August 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2020. Submissions for our content creators remain open through Sunday, March 22nd, as scheduled. This summer, DigiFest will reopen submissions for 3 weeks, in case anyone who planned to enter their digital content was interrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak.