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Groundbreaking Dance Films Sought by ADF Screendance Festival

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Filmmakers who push the boundaries of dance and its relationship to the screen are invited to submit examples of their work to The American Dance Festival 17th Annual International Screendance Festival (ISF).

The ISF was created as a platform to showcase recent developments in the field, as well as historically relevant work, and since its inception in 1996 has screened more than 320 dance films by filmmakers from more than 20 countries. The festival, which will be held during the ADF’s 2012 season in Durham, North Carolina, is directed by Emmy-nominated director, filmmaker, and curator Douglas Rosenberg.

All entries will be adjudicated by a panel of filmmakers and choreographers. Categories include:

  • Choreography for the Camera: original work made specifically for video or film or re-staged for the camera
  • Documentaries: productions that include interviews or other educational elements in addition to choreography
  • Experimental and Digital Technologies: work that extends the boundaries of dance and can exist only in video, film, or new technologies
  • Student Work: submissions produced while the filmmakers were students or by current students

The early deadline for submissions is March 14 (entry fee $30). Final deadline is April 13 (entry fee $40). For more information, including registration, entry forms, and guidelines for submission, visit www.americandancefestival.org. Questions should be directed to Gini Sowards at adf@americandancefestival.org or 919.684.6402.


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March is Deadline for Screendance Festival Submissions

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The American Dance Festival is now accepting submissions for the 16th annual International Screendance Festival to be held in 2011.

Video still from Sweet & Sour Waltz by Or Marin and Lior Avizoor (Photo Courtesy American Dance Festival)

Created as a platform to showcase recent developments in the field as well as historically relevant work, ADF’s International Screendance Festival, directed by dance filmmaker and curator Douglas Rosenburg, has screened more than 300 dance films by filmmakers from over 20 countries, to audiences from all over the world.

All entries will be adjudicated by a panel of filmmakers and choreographers and selected works will be screened during the 2011 ADF (dates TBA). The ADF International Screendance Festival seeks work of high artistic quality that may inspire new ways of thinking about dance and its relationship to the screen. Certificates of Distinction may be awarded to works of exceptional merit.

Entries should be submitted in one of the following categories:

  • Choreography for the Camera—original work made specifically for video or film or re-staged for the camera.
  • Documentaries—productions that include interviews or other educational elements in addition to choreography.
  • Experimental and Digital Technologies—work that extends the boundaries of dance and can exist only in video, film, or new technologies.
  • Student Work—submissions produced while the filmmakers were students or by current students.

Early deadline is March 23 with a $30 entry fee. Final deadline is April 22 with a $40 entry fee. Entry forms can be downloaded at www.americandancefestival.org. For information, call 919.684.6402.

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