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#SundaySubmissions: December Deadlines and Opportunities!

TODAY (Sunday 12/4 at 11:59PM EST) is the deadline to apply for High Concept Labs‘ Spring 2017 Sponsored Artist Program, March 1 – June 30. Ten artists or artist collectives/ensembles will receive support during HCL’s spring season. HCL is an arts service organization dedicated to supporting working artists and......

#SundaySubmissions: DFA is grateful for opportunities!

Dance Films Association is grateful for arts funding and support from our members and community! We have lots of new opportunities below, so go forth and submit after your Thanksgiving festivities. TODAY (Sunday 11/20) is the deadline to apply for Triskelion Arts‘ Resident Artist program: http://bit.ly/2eReL8B Apply for......

#SundaySubmissions: New Opportunities for November!

Chicken & Egg Pictures is accepting applications from female nonfiction directors who are first and second-time filmmakers for their Accelerator Lab. Application window between 10/11 and 11/9. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2dLXpt1 The Simon Family Scholarship ‘supports the development of pre-professional New York City-based dance artists by......

#Spooky #SundaySubmissions: End of October Deadlines and More!

Happy Halloween! Get your applications submitted today so you can celebrate tomorrow before getting ready for the next round of deadlines. The deadline for our Production Grant is TOMORROW! Apply by 11:59PM EST: http://bit.ly/ProdGrant Don’t forget that you must be a DFA Individual or Organization Member......

#SundaySubmissions: End of October Deadlines Are Approaching!

The deadline for our Production Grant is NEXT WEEK! Apply by 11:59PM EST on Monday, October 31. http://bit.ly/ProdGrant Don’t forget that you must be a DFA Individual Member in order to apply. DFA Membership comes with many great benefits, in addition to eligibility for the Production......

#SundaySubmissions: Opportunities, Calls for Submissions, and More!

Fall is full of opportunities for grants, film submissions, and resources!   Chicken & Egg Pictures is accepting applications from female nonfiction directors who are first and second-time filmmakers for their Accelerator Lab. Application window between 10/11 and 11/9. Learn more: http://bit.ly/2dLXpt1 IFP and Eko......

Accepting Applications for IMAGINE Festival Residencies

Dance Films Association (DFA) and Earthdance Creative Living Project (Earthdance) announce the IMAGINE Festival: Film, Technology, and the Body in Action (IMAGINE) September 29 – October 1, 2017. IMAGINE will include a weekend of immersive film screenings, body and technology-based workshops, dialogue sessions, and video......

Seeking Submissions for Long Legs Short Films

On the heels of two wildly successful Long Legs Short Films programs, DFA and DCTV come together again to co-present a third annual evening of moving moving image that explores dance through a different lens. This will take place at DCTV in New York City......

Dance Films Association Announces the Recipients of the 2015 Production Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (December 22, 2015) Dance Films Association, Inc. (DFA) announces the recipients of the 2015 Production Grant. DFA strives to support dance film by providing filmmakers with key resources and opportunities to realize their projects at any stage in production,......

Press Release: Annual Programming For CAPTURING MOTION NYC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2015 Dance Films Association, Inc. (DFA) Announces Annual Programming For Capturing Motion NYC a High School Student Dance Film Competition and Workshop Series   New York, NY – Dance Films Association, Inc. (DFA) announces annual programming for Capturing Motion NYC, including......

Conscious Classrooms Through Dance Film: The Making of Klasse

When my flight touched down in Hamburg, I couldn’t imagine how the project for which I’d just traveled 12 hours would unfold. Two weeks, four public performances, one dance film production, 15 German pre-teens. And almost zero German language skills. My collaborator Hannah Schwadron, choreographer......

Field Update: Making a Stereo 3D Dance Film

We were going to film dance in stereoscopic 3D over six days. This meant we would have an opportunity for screen tests and experiment with 3D stereo. It would also give dancers time to recuperate in between takes and camera department time to prep our......

Seeking a Communications Assistant

Seeking a Communications Assistant   About Dance Films Association Dance Films Association (Dance Films), a nonprofit membership organization, builds upon founder Susan Braun’s vision by encouraging choreographers to enter the world of filmmaking, for filmmakers to discover the rich history of dance, and for audiences......

Lineup Announced For Longs Legs Short Films

DFA and DCTV co-present Long Legs Short Films an Evening of Moving Moving Images Friday, June 9, 2015 at 7PM   New York, NY After the first wildly successful collaboration between Dance Films Association (DFA) and DCTV to co-present Long Legs Short Films in November 2014, DCTV......

Call for Submissions

Long Legs Short Films co-presented by Dance Films Association and DCTV Submission Deadline: Wednesday 5/20/15 at 11:59pm EST Submission Fee: $10 Click Here for Details and to Submit After our first wildly successful Dance Films Presents Long Legs Short Films with DCTV back in November, DCTV and DFA......

Announcing Free Dance Film Screening on May 14, 2015, DFA @ BAAD!

For Immediate Release May 5, 2015 Dance Films Association (DFA) and Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!) Co-present DFA @ BAAD! an Evening of Short Dance Films for the Boogie Down Dance Festival Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 7PM, Free   New York, NY Dance Films Association (DFA)......

World Premiere Screening of ANOTHER TELEPATHIC THING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2015 Dance Films Association (DFA) and Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) Co-present   The World Premiere Screening of ANOTHER TELEPATHIC THING Academy Award-winning Filmmaker Jonathan Demme’s Live Performance Film of Big Dance Theater’s Production by Co-Directors Paul Lazar and Annie-B Parson Monday,......

Seeking a Communications Intern!

Dance Films seeks a Communications Intern to work closely with the Director of Communications and Programming to maintain website projects, social media strategies, and sustain targeted outreach for our programs. Within the website, duties will include minimal web page management and data entry. Other duties......

Thoughts on the Dance Film Genre

Since the earliest experiments of Thomas Edison and the Lumière brothers, dance and the moving image have evolved side by side, both as distinct art forms, and as a highly contested, unruly and thrilling hybrid: the dance film. “Dance film” may not even exist as......