Doko Film Fest was successful, smaller

BLYTHEWOOD – While the second annual Doko Film Fest attendance took a hit from the coronavirus pandemic, organizer Ray Smith said it was still a wonderful event that produced the results he was looking for – lots of participation and enthusiasm and some really good high school film work. First Night “The jazz and the […]

Doko Film Fest to roll out red carpet this weekend

BLYTHEWOOD – Hollywood comes to Blythewood this weekend. The Doko Film Fest is a Friday and Saturday (March 13-14) event that begins with a Friday night red carpet reception at the Manor in Doko Park, then moves on Saturday to Westwood High School where the work of high school age film makers, ages 15 to […]

Doko Film Fest

Deadline for Film Fest is Jan. 6

BLYTHEWOOD – The deadline for entries for high school aged filmmakers for the second annual Doko Film Fest is fast approaching – Jan. 6. The Doko Film Fest is set for March 13 and 14 and produced by Blythewood’s Ray Smith. “The Film Fest is about South Carolina high school age filmmakers entertaining a live […]

Calling high school filmmakers

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood film maker Ray Smith is calling for film entries for the second annual Doko Film Fest to be held March 13 and 14 in Blythewood. “The Fest is open to high school-aged filmmakers from South Carolina and beyond,” Smith said.  For more information about the Fest, submissions, photos and to view winning […]

Eisenreich Brings Hollywood to Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Hollywood came to Blythewood last weekend as the inaugural Doko Film Festival opened with a red carpet reception featuring the town’s own two-time Oscar winner Michelle Eisenreich who helped judge the films entered in the festival. More than 100 film buffs from as far away as New Jersey attended the reception on Friday […]

Hometown Oscar winner to headline Doko Film Fest April 26-27

BLYTHEWOOD – Two-time Oscar winner Michelle Eisenreich will be returning home to Blythewood this weekend as a judge, presenter and patron of the inaugural Doko Film Fest on April 26 and 27. The festival, produced by local film maker Raymond Smith and his son Andrew, is the first of its kind in South Carolina and […]

Films selected for Fest

BLYTHEWOOD – “The films that will be screened are now decided, so we know what the audience will be viewing, they are all very good – sad, serious, funny and some very good stories, all short and easy to watch. Adults and students will find enjoyment in them,” Ray Smith, organizer of the Doko Film […]

Calling all high school filmmakers

BLYTHEWOOD – The Doko Film Fest is inviting the submission of films created by South Carolina high school-age filmmakers. “The film fest is about films created by high school filmmakers that stimulate and entertain a live audience with their visual story telling art,” Film Fest creator Ray Smith said. “The Film Fest is a place […]