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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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Join the Excitement!

Dance Films Association is delighted to honor Lois Greenfield with a 2015 Dance In Focus award at the Festival Kickoff Gala on Wednesday January 28th   Lois Greenfield is the creator of thousands of iconic dance photographs, many of which are indelibly etched in our memories. She has been collaborating with dancers and dance companies, making […]

DFA and FSLC Announce 43rd Edition of Dance on Camera

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER AND DANCE FILMS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE THE 43rd EDITION OF DANCE ON CAMERA JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 3, 2015   The opening-night selection is the U.S. Premiere of Girlchild Diary, spotlighting visionary artist Meredith Monk (who will appear in person), and the closing-night film is the British-made, Iran-set Desert Dancer […]

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 […]