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 [...]
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
Over 500 DVDs
Over 60 years [...]
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.
In the grand tradition of the Ballets Russes comes this portrait of five Russian ballerinas from the Mariinsky Theatre. From the backstage studio to [...]
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 prior to [...]
Internships for Fall 2013
Please email email@example.com your resume and cover letter with “Internship” as the subject.
Recent college graduate or currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
Interest in dance film and desire to see many hours of film archive footage.
The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Attention to [...]
Dancers who swim and swimmers who dance!
Looking for 7 Female & 3 Male Dancers who swim or Swimmers who dance to dance in new 3D Underwater Dance Film to be shot in 3D on June 30th.
Dancers must be able to swim and be comfortable in the water and available for 2 or 3 short rehearsals [...]
Call for Entries!
Deadline (postmarked by) June 5, 2013
dance: made in canada/fait au canada (d:mic/fac) is the only Toronto-based biennial summer festival of contemporary dance. The not-for-profit festival was founded in 2000 by Yvonne Ng under the umbrella of princess productions and since that time, eight festivals of dance: made in canada/fait au canada [...]
We’d like to hear from you!
Finishing the Dance on Camera Festival, we’re launching a new membership system next week. To help us improve your membership and reflect on Dance on Camera, we’d like to ask that you take 15 minutes to complete this survey.
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Focus Dance on Camera:
Visit Numeridanse.tv to Watch Online Until March 6th
On the occasion of its 41st edition, focus on ten video dances selected by the festival DANCE ON CAMERAorganized every year by the very dynamic New York Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Short films from around the world where dance is revisited by [...]
Fear no more! DFA has Print-Out Pocket Size Schedules!
Where is that Shorts Program playing again?
What time is that Meet the Artist session?
Can I be in two places at once?!
For events taking place at the Film Society of Lincoln Center:
Walter Reade Theater, Francesca Beale Theater, Amphitheater, and Furman Gallery
For events taking place at 25CPW [...]