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Mission


DFA is dedicated to furthering the art of dance film. Connecting artists and organizations, fostering new works for new audiences, and sharing essential resources, DFA seeks to be a catalyst for innovation in and preservation of dance on camera.

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Member Benefits

  • Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Production Grant
  • Touring Partner
  • Discounted Fees
  • Affiliate Offers

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Extended Profiles Are Live!

Community Profiles, Groups, and Updates We launched a new phase of our improved membership system. It allows members to connect more easily; to share immediate information about their projects and expertise as dance filmmakers through groups. See the top level menu for new groups. While you’re visiting, fill out your community profile to share your interest in dance […]

Upcoming Restructuring at Dance Films Association

Dance Films Association is instituting some changes in order to remain relevant for the coming decades. After our best-attended Dance On Camera held annually at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, which was followed by a highly successful Kickstarter campaign, DFA finds it necessary to restructure the organization due to arts funding shifts that have […]

Dance Films Builds an Archive!

An archive that will change the history of dance on film, making nearly 60 years of ground breaking footage accessible. What We Have! Currently, our archive is accessible by visiting our office in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, plugging in a VHS player, and rewinding once you’ve finished watching. Here is what we have- Over 1,000 VHS tapes […]

First Run Features Special Offer!

THE ART OF BALLET The Art of Ballet, a special edition box set, features four of our most popular dance films on four discs:Ballerina, The Dancer, Etoiles: Dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet and Prima Ballerina. BALLERINA In the grand tradition of the Ballets Russes comes this portrait of five Russian ballerinas from the Mariinsky Theatre. From the […]

Volunteer for Dance on Camera 2014!

Interested in volunteering? Fill out the form below!  Designer- Help with design projects like badges for filmmakers and information slates before each screening. Experience in photoshop is a plus. Tech Savvy- Help with any technical questions that arise, work the room with mic during panels and Q&A, help prepare some trailers for our Vimeo account […]