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I am pleased to announce the release of A Performer's Perspective, an interactive online documentary that transmits the perspectives of three dancers in Judith Garay's multimedia dance work THE FINE LINE ~ twisted angels.

The overarching goal of this project is to translate and extend one’s perceptions of dance movement while also exploring how interaction and digital technology can be utilized to better communicate bodily knowledge to a broad audience.

The design of the site is inspired by a close reading analysis I conducted of The Synchronous Objects website (published in the MOCO  2014 conference proceedings) and seeks to present the dancer’s data through three interactive categories: instructional, exploratory, and translational.


The Instructional portion of the website includes reflections from the performers in selected scenes from THE FINE LINE~twisted angels and short documentary videos related to the making of the THE FINE LINE ~twisted angels and each dancer’s perspective: Vanessa Goodman, Bevin Poole, and Antonio Somera

In the Exploratory section we visualize the dancers’ movement data, collected with various motion sensors such as, the Myo armband and the Microsoft Kinect camera.  In future versions of the site, this section will be expanded to include more options for viewers to interact with the data.

The Translational section re-imagines the dancers’ data through varying artistic representations including music, animations, and visualizations. 

I am extremely grateful to the design/implementation team that has made the creation of this site possible including: Omid Alemi, Ethan Soutar-Rau, Theo Wong, Linda Nguyen, Professor Thecla Schiphorst, and the many other researchers that helped out along the way. Please see full credits here.

This project is still in development and if you have suggestions or ideas for future collaborations I would love to hear from you!

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Congratulations to the students whose works have been selected to be screened on the opening night of this summer's Screendancefest & Workshop with Simon Fildes. There will be screenings in the main theater and a number of films will be shown throughout the lobby. A special congratulations goes to  EZECHIEL K. NDOLI from Kigali, Rwanda. His film "Vulnerability" received the Jury's Choice Award and he will receive $200 USD. Congratulations to all and thank you for your submissions. And a big thank you to the jurors whose bios are below.


Charli Brissey
Virginia Commonwealth University

Ben Estabrook
University of Utah
Salt Lake City/UT/USA

Scotty Hardwig
‘We walk blood earth’
University of Utah
Salt Lake City/UT/USA

Molly Johnston
‘Hail Dance’
University of Oregon

Tanja London
‘University of Utah Dance for Camera Festival and Workshops 2011- A Documentary’
University of Utah
Salt Lake City/UT/USA

Ellen Maynard
‘on such a day as this’
Ohio State University

Ezechiel K. Ndoli
Kwetu Film Institute & Ishyo Art Center

Wyn Pottratz
University of Utah

Rachael L. Shaw
University of Utah

Naporn Wattanakasaem
University of North Carolina
Lives now in Bankok/Thailand


Alise Anderson
Berkeley Digital Film Institute

Lorna R. Daniel
University of Cape Town
Cape Town/South Africa

Tanja London
University of Utah,
Salt Lake City/UT/USA

Emma Villavecchia
‘Library Duet’
Bennington College

Jordan Williams
Manchester Metropolitan University

Zaoli Zhong
‘Interference No.1’
Syracuse University


Grace Salez is a Graduate of the film/video/multimedia program at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada, 1995/1998. Her video practice has been in the form of short personal experimental videos, performance videos, and dance videos. As a student at ECIAD, She combined her interests in video and dance during a workshop with the founder of the ‘Dance for the Camera’ movement, Bob Lockyer. She is currently the director of DFTC (Dance for the Camera) in Victoria, Canada, which celebrated its 6th season in 2012.


Peter Sparling is Thurnau Professor of Dance at University of Michigan. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy and The Juilliard School, Sparling was a member of the José Limón Dance Company (1971-73) and principal dancer with Martha Graham Dance Company (1973-87). He served as Graham’s choreographic assistant on new works and coached guest artist Rudolf Nureyev. He has performed and staged Graham’s works all over the world and has appeared twice on PBS Dance in America.

Sparling has had extensive experience as artistic director, (Peter Sparling Dance Company), choreographer, performer, teacher (U-M Distinguished Faculty Award and 1998 Governor’s Michigan Artist Award), lecturer, video artist, writer (Ballet Review), collaborator, administrator (former chair, U-M Dance Department) and dance/arts consultant. His dances for video have been selected for numerous national and international dance on camera festivals. He has recently completed his memoir, Confessions of a Dancing Man.


Ashley Anderson is a Salt Lake based choreographer. Recent new media projects include the curation of Dances Made to Order (March 2012), Arrivals/Departures at the Rio Gallery (2013) and Screen Deep in the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art Auditorium (2012). Her own new media work has been seen locally at the Rio Gallery, Finch Lane Gallery, the Main Library, Salt Lake Community College and Nox Contemporary as well as national venues including Hollins University, the Taubman Museum of Art (VA); AUNTS is Dance at St. Cecilia's Convent, the MFA Show at the Kitchen (NY), the Packing House Center for the Arts (CO) and many more. To read more about her creative work and teaching visit 


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In 2012, celebrating 10 years, the focus on dance launched its fifth publication bringing together fourteen essays, most previously unpublished, written by researchers and national and international artists.

Between 2006 and 2009, the  focus on dance  organized four books aimed at the academic knowledge and the dissemination of literature at the border between video and dance. These publications, trilingual  (English, Portuguese and Spanish) , is an international reference on the subject.  

To get yours, contact us via email:

House copy will cost $ 35.00, plus the value of mailing.


Check out the book series dances in focus :

def book 2012


Dance in Focus  | Contemporary Essays of Videodance

Authors: Douglas Rosenberg, Silvina Szperling, Alejandra Ceriana, Susana Temperley, Claudia Rosiny, Karen Pearlman, Airton Tomazzoni, Leandro Mendoza and Beatriz Cerbino, João Luiz Vieira, Alexandre Veras, Brum and Leonel Paulo Caldas. Carolina Christmas and Cristiane Bouger, selected by curators Ivani Santana Felipe Ribeiro and through national call .




focus on dance  | Dance on Screen

Authors: Katrina McPherson and Simon Dove (UK), André Parente (Brazil), Paulo Caldas (Brazil), Mauro Trindade (Brazil), Karen Pearlman (Australia) and Hernani Heffner (Brazil). 2009.




Dance in Focus  | Photography and Motion Among

Authors: Andrea Bardawil (Brazil), Christiana Galanopoulou (Greece), Wosniak Cristiane (Brazil), Luis Cervero (Spain), Robert Wechsler (USA / Germany) and relationship sites worldwide for reference and research. 2008. EDITION EXHAUSTED



focus on dance  | Dance and Technology

Authors: Virginia Brooks (England), Armando Menicacci (Italy), Douglas Rosenberg (Spain) and Ivani Santana (Brazil). 2007.



Dance in Focus  | Videodance

Authors: Alexandre Luis Veras and John Vieira (Brazil), Claudia Rosiny (Germany), Johannes Birringer (Germany), Rodrigo Alonso (Argentina). 2006. EDITION EXHAUSTED


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The University of Utah’s Departments of Modern Dance and Film and Media Arts are requesting submissions of student dance films to be screened on the opening night of the 9th International Screendance Festival and Summer Intensive Editing Workshop with SIMON FILDES, June 23, 2013. Submissions must be a screendance piece, created specifically for film or video, or a staged work recreated for the camera. We are also accepting short dance-related documentaries. Please note that these submissions are not to be performance documentations. A small cash prize for the Jury’s Choice will be awarded.

  • Only Region 1 or All Region DVD formats, and working web links will be accepted. More important information about screening formats is available at
  • The work must have been completed while enrolled in a full-time degree program or workshop setting.
  • DVDs will not be returned unless requested. If requested, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return.
  • There is no submission fee.
  • Length of the work must not exceed 15 minutes.
  • Please DO NOT send additional materials with your submission such as press or other presentation materials. An effort is made to preserve a blind jury.
  • Artists may submit up to three different projects for consideration.
  • Jury comments will be available upon request.
  • Copies of submitted films will be retained for the purpose of archiving the festival.


Postmark deadline for mailed submissions is by 5:00PM, March 1st. Online submissions must be received by midnight Mountain Standard Time, March 15.
All submissions must include a submission form for each submission. Individuals are allowed to submit a maximum of 3 films. Links to Submission Forms will soon be available at


For submission information please contact:

Tanja London,,


Send submissions or links to:

Ben Estabrook,

International Screendance Festival,
 University of Utah
Department of Modern Dance,

330 S 1500 East, Room 106
, Salt Lake City, UT 84112

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new feature length documentary directed by the award-winning Scottish video dance-maker Katrina McPherson.

This new performance documentary Force of Nature is a 75 minute UK/US co-production featuring the renowned improvising dance artist Kirstie Simson. Over five years, Katrina McPherson filmed Kirstie Simson performing and teaching across Europe, culminating in a one-off performance with Michael Schumacher, Kenzo Kusuda and Dai Jian at the Universal Halll Arts Centre, Findhorn, Scotland. in July 2010. Force of Nature combines specially filmed performance, documentary footage and in-depth interviews with Kirstie, in which she talks about her life-long practice in improvisation, and her passionate belief in the power of dance to bring people together and transform lives.

Camera: Katrina McPherson

Editor: Simon Fildes

Music:  Stephen Heather

Additional Camera and sound: Rosalind Masson, Rob Page, Vidal Bini, Fred Parsons.

Force of Nature was funded by Goat Media, University of Illinois, Creative Scotland, and University of Dundee. Produced by Goat Media in association with University of Illinois Champaign Urbana.

The DVD is available in PAL and NTSC 16:9 through Amazon in the UK and USA , The createspace e-store and from the Goat Media website

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Congratulations to Student Dance Filmmakers

The Departments of Modern Dance and Film & Media Arts are pleased to announce the jury selections for the Student Dance for the Camera Program for the 8th International Dance for the Camera Festival and Workshop with Katrina McPherson.

We would like to thank students from around the globe for their submissions and congratulate the selected filmmakers. This is the first year a Jury's Choice Cash Award has been offered.

The $200 award goes to the Workshop "Cámaras danzantes (Dancing Cameras)" taught by Silvina Szperling at Escuela Internacional Cine y TV in Cuba, in collaboration with Festival DVDanza Habana, directed by Roxana de los Ríos, during March-April 2011. With over 80 submissions from around the world the collection of student dance films made during a workshop in Havana, Cuba with Silvina Szperling from Argentina, are particularly compelling. It is to the sponsors of this workshop that we award our cash prize, as a way of supporting their efforts. By the simplest of means, these student filmmakers immediately transport us to their worlds, and a great spirit of humanity is evident in every film.

JURIED STUDENT PROGRAM – Thursday, September 15, Marriott Center for Dance
University of Utah

Tristana Castilla (Spain)
Escuela Internacional Cine y TV, Cuba
Volatile Three
Kayleigh Atkinson
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
James Gould and Kristen Lucas
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US
The Breath We Left
Tara Rynders
Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida, US
Anna Potapova
Okatankino, Russia
Lost Horizon
Tanja London
University of Utah, US
Parallax Error
Anne C. Moore
California Institute of the Arts, US
Eugenia Silveira
Universidad de Republica, Uruguay
Lights Flicker in the Subterranea
David Bird and Hunter McCurry
Oberlin College, US
Vivir es Vivir
Luis Ernesto Donas
Escuela Internacional Cine y TV, Cuba
Carry on Anyways
Remy Fernandez-O’Brien and Nicole Parma
Brown University, US
The Wait of Gravity
Renata Sheppard
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
Hamish Anderson
Bournemouth University, UK
Stranger Dances
Sabrina Cavins
University of Colorado at Boulder, US
Blood in the Northwest: The Burden of Skin
Mollie Wolf
University of Colorado at Boulder, US
Jerman Catalan (Chile)
Escuela Internacional Cine y TV, Cuba
Honorable Mentions (Lobby Screening)

Entre Nous
Blair Brown
Loyola Marymount University, US
Gray #2 Boundary
Jenilyn Brown
California State University, Long Beach, US
Submissions from Escuela Internacional Cine y TV – Cuba
Instructor, Silvina Szperling -Argentina
Jerman Catalan - Chile
Tristana Castilla - Spain
Luvyen Mederos - Cuba
Luis Ernesto Doñas - Cuba
Lo Siento
Jerman Catalan
Felipe López – Colombia

Jury members included Marta Renzi, Choreographer and Dance Filmmaker from New York, Robert Schaller, Filmmaker and Director of the Handmade Film Institute from Boulder, Colorado, Michael Trent, Artistic Director and Resident Choreographer of Toronto’s Dancemakers and the Centre for Creation, Wyn Pottratz, Graduate Student in the Department of Modern Dance pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Screendance, and Danielle Short, Graduate Student in the Department of Film & Media Arts, also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Screendance. (For jury bios go to: For more information on the entire Festival and Workshops, please go to

Ellen Bromberg
Associate Professor, Department of Modern Dance
Director, The International Dance for the Camera Festival
Director, Graduate Certificate in Screendance
University of Utah
330 S. 1500 East, Rm. 106
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Personal Office – 801/587-9807
Dance Office – 801/581-7327
Fax - 801/581-5442

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EMPAC announces the winning projects of this year’s DANCE MOViES Commission! Ranging from a six-minute hand-drawn animation seen in a built theater set, to a ten-part visual meditation of a man in Rome, to a love story told through shadowy overlays, these projects all test the definition of what dance on screen can be.

Chosen out of 93 proposals by a panel of dance artists, filmmakers, and curators, the three projects will be created over the course of one year and will premiere in the fall of 2012 as part of the Filament festival at EMPAC.

DANCE MOViES Commission 2011-2012 Projects

Animated Dance Film (US)
Choreographer/Director/Set designer: Sarah Michelson
Composer: Pete Drungle
Animator: Joanna Quinn

Sarah Michelson continues her willful collision of the elements of choreography and visual art, as she shifts her vision to animation in this new work developed with filmmaker Joanna Quinn. Presented in a built set environment, this hand-drawn dance cartoon created from an original live dance amplifies ideas of artifice in theater.

In the first place… (US)
Created and performed by Colin Gee
Composer: Erin Gee

Colin Gee’s work hovers at the intersection of architecture, film, and performance, finding its expression through a restrained physical presence. Comprised of 10 short films shot in Rome, this new work reframes the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, an Italian pastoral romance published in 1499, as a series of 10 decisive moments in which the protagonist uses landmarks to reorient himself while pursuing his beloved.

Overlay (Argentina)
Director: Cayetana Vidal
Choreographer/Dancer: Sofia Mazza
Dancer: Diego Poblete

Director Cayetana Vidal and choreographer Sofia Mazza come together once again to create a single-channel installation that explores the film technique of overlay as a narrative device. In an illusory world, two lovers living parallel lives, day for one and night for the other, with seasons inverted, only meet in the artful interlocking of image and sound.

The DANCE MOViES Commission is a program that supports the creation of new works in which dance meets the technologies of the moving image. Established in 2007, it has already had a significant national and international impact, with the creation of 17 new works to date.

The commission is supported by the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts. It is open to artists based in North and South America who are making movement-based video, film, and installation work.

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Hi Everybody,

Another opportunity to see most of the screen dance compilation Body Writes Mood first screened

at the Prague Quadrennial last June.

Now part of LovingArt festival in Tel Aviv.

If you’re around please join us - free entrance to all events.


Thursday September 8th12249508664?profile=original

53 Yehuda Hayamit Street Jaffa


Hope to see you,




The Films:


Diego Agulló.

2009, Germany

--                                                                  *The 4th circle of the Dragon by Diego Agulló


Sergio Cruz

2010, UK/Greece/Iceland


A Dance With Sacha Green Pathroom


2010, France


The 4th Circle of the Dragon

Diego Agulló

2011, Morocco


Ring #3

Suzon Fuks

2008, Australia



Manon Le Roy

2009, France


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Goody Hallett

Goody Hallet Dance from zena bibler on Vimeo.

Maria Hallett was a pirate's girlfriend. Her parents wouldn't let her marry Black Sam Bellamy because he had no money. He became a famous pirate, collected a ship full of gold, and sailed back to her hometown in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. On April 17th, The Whydah struck one of Wellfleet's famous sandbars and sunk, killing most of the crew. Legend has it that Hallett used to visit the shore every night watching for Black Sam’s return. Some say she actually witnessed the famous Whydah shipwreck, and cried out as her true love drowned; others say she spent her later days as a witch, condemning ships that passed through her harbor.

Filmed and danced near Uncle Tim's Bridge in Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

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Award Winning Scottish Dance Filmmaker and Author, Katrina McPherson, who will be in residence at the University ofUtah's International Dance for the Camera Festival in September. 12249506092?profile=originalShe will conduct two workshops, a weekend workshop plus screenings of her award-winning work, September 15-17th, followed by a week long intensive, September 19-24th. It is possible to register for either one or both workshops. For more information go to:

or contact Ellen Bromberg,











Photo Credit:Gao Yan and Song Wenjia/Beijing Dance Academy

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12249504078?profile=original|FESTIVAL VIDEODANZABA - NOVEMBER 22 to 27, 2011


Call for entries: videodance, documentaries 

DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2011
Call for papers: MAY 30, 2011


The International Festival VideoDanzaBA opens its call for

videos and papers

for its thirteenth edition, to be held November 2011.

Entries must be registered online at


Videos have to be delivered until May 16, 2011 to:



Benjamín Matienzo 2571 (C1426 DAU) Buenos Aires – Argentina


Jury for videos: Rodrigo Alonso, Diego Terotola, Silvina Szperling

International Symposium of Videodance Coordinator: Susana Temperley


We are waiting for your piece!

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Choreographic Captures Competition 2011 - Deadline April 30

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce the Deadline for the Fourth International Choreographic Captures Competition: April 30, 2011!

We invite filmmakers, media artists, directors, choreographers and dancers from all over the world to create short choreographic art films in the format of an advertising clip (max. 60 sec) and submit them to JOINT ADVENTURES. The films should deal with choreography and movement in the broadest sense.

Please find the entry conditions and the registration form on or attached!

The winners can look forward to monetary and cinema prizes awarded by an international and independent jury of experts. The winners of 2011 will be presented during the commercial break in numerous cinemas in Germany and abroad – themed “Art for those who didn’t ask for it!”

We would appreciate it very much if you could forward this information to interested colleagues, artists and partners.

Besides that we want to offer you the possibility to enhance the program of your festivals or events by showing 35 of the excellent short films submitted to the Choreographic Captures Competition in 2008, 2009 and 2010. The price for this DVD would amount to € 50. Please find the fax form for ordering attached.

Thank you very much and warm regards from Munich

Walter Heun
Artistic & Executive Director
Choreographic Captures: now on    and   join us or follow us now!

Project Coordination Choreographic Captures JOINT ADVENTURES - Walter Heun Emil-Geis-Str. 21, D-81379 München
phone: +49 89 18 93 13 7-10
fax: +49 89 18 93 13 7-37 <>

Inhaber: Walter Heun, Gewerbeanmeldung: Kreisverwaltungsreferat München, Betriebs-Nr.: A 91047629, Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer: DE 130424642

coming events:
17. & 18. Mai 2011, 20.30 Uhr Muffathalle: ZOO / Thomas Hauert "You've changed"
7.-10. Juni 2011: THINK BIG - Tanz und Performance Festival für Junges Publikum 3.-13. August 2011: TWE (TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA)

4th International Choreographic Captures Competition - Deadline April 30, 2011 - Visit: <>
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center
and Dance Films Association, Inc.
will present the 39th internationally touring

Dance on Camera Festival
and Symposium "Dance and..."
January 28-February 1, 2011

Deadline for submissions: October 18, 2010
See entry form

Sponsored by DFA since 1971, co-sponsored by The Film Society of Lincoln Center since 1996, Movement Research since 2008, TenduTv since 2010, Dance On Camera Festival celebrates the immediacy, energy, and mystery of dance as combined with the intimacy of film. Susan Braun began this festival in 1971 to connect dance film producers with users and distributors, to spur dancers to collaborate with filmmakers. DFA's Festival has been a revenue source for the dance filmmakers through their touring program since 2000.

To complete your entry form, you pay $0 if you are a DFA member in good standing or $30 per title if you are not a DFA member.

Please send your entry fee and dvd (Pal or NTSC format) to:
Dance Films Association, 48 West 21st Street, #907, NY, NY 10010 USA

If you are paying by, please direct your fee to DFA's account: Please add a $3 service fee to your payment.

Advertise in the Festival Program! Details on sizes available soon.
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Chámame awarded in Amsterdam: Cinedans/IMZ

12249457684?profile=originalAnother well deserved award: Best dance film at dancescreen 2010 in category C2 "screen choreography", subcategory "shorts up to 15 min".

See the whole award lis here:

We make a toast and thank the Jury, and the co-organizers Cinedans (Amsterdam) and IMZ (Viena).

We dedicate it to the team and to the family of videodance.


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Celebrating its 12th year, the NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL is open for submissions from innovative filmmakers and artists from around the world, who specialize in the exploration of body, dance, and movement through the medium of film and video. All movement-based genres are accepted, such as videodance, animation and documentary.

Selected films will be showcased in a special program focused on dance and will also be eligible for Jury, Audience, and Festival Awards. Please take advantage of this grand opportunity to screen your work in front of thousands of film fans and industry professionals!

The Festival will be running from April 28 to May 5, 2011 and screened in Newport Beach, CA.

For more information on our festival and the submissions process, please visit our official website:

or submit now using this link:

Early Deadline - October 22, 2010

Thanksgiving Special - November 19, 2010

Standard Deadline - December 17, 2010

Final Deadline - January 24, 2011



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My screendance work "freedom" made in South Africa has been invited by the Africa in Motion Festival to be screened at the end of October. It will also be screened on the BBC Big Screens to be broadcast on their UK-wide screens.

Individualisation is a condition of freedom -- "the condition of seeing the world as it really is." Ivor Chipkin (2007). "freedom", half interview half dance video, explores five female South Africans dancers grappling with the notions of freedom, authenticity and democracy.

Format: DVD PAL, 16:9
Length: 15'00"
Date: 2008

Jeannette Ginslov
Jeannette Ginslov
Assistant editor
Julian Thomas
Adam Bentel
James Webb
Choreography in collaboration with the dancers
Tercia Alexander
Vishanthi Arumugam
Penni Ho Hin
Zoey Lapinsky
Portia Mashego
Assistant on set Eric Dube
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El 30 de juliol és la data límit per a inscriure les vostres obres.

El Premi Videodansa Barcelona és una convocatòria internacional dirigida a reconèixer aquelles obres més rellevants en la creació audiovisual amb el cos, el moviment i el llenguatge coreogràfic com elements significatius i diferenciadors del contingut i la forma del film.

Totes les obres seleccionades s'exhibiran en el marc del programa del festival IDN - Imatge, Dansa i Nous mitjans - que tindrà lloc del 13 al 16 de gener de 2011 al Mercat dels Flors de Barcelona.

El Premi, dotat amb 4000€, s'atorgarà a una sola obra o com a màxim a dos ex aequo i es farà públic en el marc de IDN. A més del Premi, un jurat internacional format per curadors i artistes del sector, seleccionarà entre 6 i 10 treballs destacats que passaran a formar part de les iniciatives de difusió pública de l'associació NU2’s.

Trobareu les bases i tota la informació a la web de NU2’s:

* Si’s plau reenvií aquest missatge a totes les persones que puguin estar interessades amb la fi d’obtenir la màxima difusió *

NU2's associació per a la creació rep el suport del Department de Cultura i Mitjans de Comunicació de la Generalitat de Catalunya, de l’Institut de Cultura de l’Ajuntament de Barcelona, i de l’Institut Ramon Llull
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El 30 de Julio es la fecha límite para inscribir vuestras obras.

El Premi Videodansa, Barcelona es una convocatoria internacional dirigida a reconocer aquellas obras más relevantes en la creación audiovisual con el cuerpo, el movimiento y el lenguaje coreográfico cómo elementos significativos y diferenciadores del contenido y la forma del film.

Todas las obras seleccionadas se exhibirán dentro del programa del festival IDN – Imagen, Danza y Nuevos medios - que tendrá lugar del 13 al 16 de enero de 2011 en el Mercat de les Flors de Barcelona.

El Premi, dotado con 4000€, se otorgará a una sola obra o cómo máximo a dos ex aequo y se hará público en el marco de IDN. Además del Premi, un jurado internacional formado por curadores y artistas del sector, seleccionará entre 6 y 10 trabajos destacados que pasarán a formar parte de las iniciativas de difusión pública de la asociación NU2’S.

Encontraréis las bases y toda la información en la web de NU2’s:

* Por favor reenviar este mensaje a todas aquellas personas que puedan estar interesadas con el fin de obtener la máxima difusión *

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July 30 is the deadline for submit your works.

The Videodance, Barcelona Prize is an international competition designed to recognize those most relevant works of the audiovisual creation with the body, movement and choreographic language as significant elements of the content and form of the film.

All the selected works will be projected at the program of IDN - Image, Dance and New media – festival which will take place from 13 to 16 January 2011 at the Mercat de les Flors of Barcelona.

The prize, worth € 4,000 will be awarded for a single work or a maximum of two ex aequo and it will be given during IDN. In addition to the Prize, an international jury of curators and artists will select between 6 and 10 distinguished works that will become part of the public initiatives of diffusion of NU2’s association.

You will find all the information at our website:

* Please help us to ensure we reach as many people as possible by forwarding this message to anyone that may be interested *

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The “Dance Camera Istanbul” 3rd International Dance Film Festival will be held in Istanbul, Turkey in 2010 winter, focusing on video dance, dance on camera, dance photography and dance film screenings. Dance for camera is a fusion art form combining choreography and filmmaking. “Dance Camera Istanbul” annually showcases international dance films, camera re-works and experimental movement-based films by contemporary video artists and choreographers from student to professional level. There is no restriction on the subject.

The festival supports films which investigate the ongoing search for movement and spaces, both in and out of bodies.

The aim of the festival is to build a community for both dancers and filmmakers to come together, to present and promote both local and cutting edge international works, to share ideas, and to provide a collaborative experience for dancers and filmmakers as they work together to produce the final product.

“Dance Camera Istanbul” also focuses on increasing attention and awareness of the collaborations between dance, film, visual arts and music as well as the different mediums and forms of dance. The goals of “Dance Camera Istanbul” are to offer a proper venue in which to screen and share the works, to encourage and educate student dance filmmakers, to spread the knowledge of dance for camera, and to deepen the understanding of Turkish and international dance film practices through panels, practical workshops, discussions and screenings.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals and groups who are strongly focused (or want to focus) on dance for camera work, video or multimedia installation collaborations. Examples include video dance, dance documentary, adaptation of a stage work or site specific creation, any kind of artistic and experimental work with kinesthetic energy and rhythmic design, and choreographic works that are created specifically for the lens of the camera and include a well- planned editing process. We invite you to be part of the “Dance Camera Istanbul Festival” family. Accepted works will be screened in various venues in Istanbul, throughout Turkey and at the sister event Cinematic Lounge Series. In attendance will be Turkish and international dancers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, artists and students, as well as both national and international audiences. During the festival, we will organize discussions between the artists, filmmakers and audience after the screenings.

Dance Film Workshops and Lectures/Panels

The workshops will be directed by acclaimed national and international dance and video artists, filmmakers and choreographers who will introduce different approaches to camera, dance and movement as well as providing information about video dance history, archives and links for further research. The workshops will take place at several dance studios and stages as well as access to indoor and outdoor spaces for filming. During the festival month, there will be national and international lectures serious on the dance camera work and the related fields. If you are interested in honoring us with your presence and lecture, please contact with us in regards to your possible topic. It would be our pleasure to start and organize a growing artistic environment and relationship.

Partners and Sponsors

“Dance Camera Istanbul” collaborates with several cultural institutions for visual artists, choreographers, performers and with many other highly appreciated contributors. Our sponsors and partners will be announced in the near future.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information and sponsorship opportunities.

We are looking forward to welcome you all...

Thank you!

Dance Camera Istanbul Festival Director

Onur Topal – Sümer

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Entrycall 2010

Call for entries dance screen at Cinedans 2010!
Festival dates 8 – 12 December, 2010

Stichting Dioraphte will award € 7500,-
and € 2000,- for the winning filmmakers of dancescreen 2010 at Cinedans.
Cinedans would like to thank Stichting Dioraphte for supporting the competition of this years festival!

‘Dioraphte Student Encouragement Award’ € 2.000,-
‘Dioraphte Cinedans jury award’ € 7.500,-

NOTE The deadline for entry is July 21st 2010!

Bright prospects for lovers of video dance: Come and join us in the Dutch city of Amsterdam! Cinedans and the IMZ would like to cordially invite you to participate in dance screen at Cinedans 2010: On 8 – 12 December, Cinedans will host this 12th international festival and competition for dance films and videos. In Cinedans, dance screen has found synergetic partners to co-organise this event. Additionally to programming dance films and videos Cinedans also focuses on crossover projects and media installations. Cinedans further features commissioned film projects, installations, live games and workshops and will take place from 8 – 12 December.

dance screen at Cinedans 2010 will be featuring an irresistible programme of events! In addition to the extensive film programme, lively panels and productive discussions on the state of the arts, inspiring lectures, hot topic talks on community focal points and presentations will let us explore the variety of our alluring playgrounds. The video library is as always a wide fishing pool for programmers offering a varied overview on the art form.

Focussing on excellence and innovation, the dance screen at Cinedans 2010 competition forms the centre of the festival, which thus will culminate in the dance screen at Cinedans 2010 Award Gala, presenting the ‘Dioraphte Cinedans jury award’ of € 7.500,- and the ‘Dioraphte Student Encouragement Award’ of € 2.000,-

Hence high time to put out our first call for entries! You may submit your work(s) in the following categories:

A) Live performance relay
Multi-camera relay of a live dance performance

B) Camera re-work
Adaptation of an existing choreography

C) Screen choreography
Television/film/data productions with a choreography specifically created for the screen, movement based video clips, experimental films, animation & fiction

D) Documentary
Profile or feature of e.g. a choreographer, a dance company, dance history, etc.

Competition Rules, Online entry form, Online personal registration form are to be found on: dance screen

Deadline for submission and receipt of material is 21 July 2010!
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