06 Jun DFA Digest: June 6
June 6, 2012
40th Anniversary Dance on Camera Festival Dance on Camera Festival Benefit Gala Dance Film Lab Capturing Motion NYC Films That Move Dance on Camera Tour Post Production Grant Fiscal SponsorshipWhile the calendar year is only halfway through and our programming is in full swing, our new fiscal year is just around the corner and we need your help. Alongside enhancing DFA programs currently in place, next year we anticipate granting more funds to filmmakers, establishing an online network for members, and launching a marketing campaign. To meet these goals, we ask you to join us in our campaign to raise $5000 as DFA launches into the next fiscal year.
This event kicks off the 2nd annual Dancing in Public event at Solar 1, September 13-15 Screening on shore featuring dance films will immediately follow the cruise
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Dance Camera West June 28-30, 2012 at LACMA and Hammer MuseumDirty Dancing Dance-A-Long Announcing special guest Kenny Ortega! June 22, 2012 7:45pm Pre-show Salsa lessons 8:00pm Screening Join Dance Camera West in kicking off its 11th Annual Dance Media Film Festival with a pre-festival event. Our very first Dance-A-Long in partnership with Los Angeles Film Festival and Grand Performances. Free pre-show salsa lessons and professional dancers on stage perform along with the film. Special guests will create additional fun as the audience is invited to be a part of the nostalgic romance and sultry dancing of this cult classic. RSVP on Facebook
Zachary Whittenburg, Chicago dance critic and dance film enthusiast, as our moderator for the evening, we hope to highlight the process of making a dance film. Panelists include Peter Carpenter (Columbia College), Danièle Wilmouth (dir. of Fanfare for Marching Band), Mark Messing (Mucca Pazza), and more. Each film was created through the DANCE MOViES Commission Program EMPAC: Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center Each film has screened at our Dance on Camera Festival with Film Society of Lincoln Center.