Events

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake 3D
Honoring Martin Wechsler and Matthew Bourne

Dance Films Association Second Annual Benefit Gala Save the Date January 18th, 2013 Honoring Martin Wechsler and Matthew Bourne with the Dance in Focus Award Join us at the Walter Reade Theater for a private screening of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake in 3D Formal announcement and tickets to follow  ...

Save the Date!

SHOWBOAT CRUISE Join us to celebrate Marge Champion's 93rd birthday on a boat cruise around Manhattan! September 13th, 2012 6:30pm-8:30pm  Still from Keep Dancing Sponsored by Marco Polo Cruises  This event kicks off the 2nd annual Dancing in Public event at Solar 1, September 13-15 Screening on shore featuring dance films will...

Special screening of “Look, Stranger”

School of Visual Arts presents a special screening of Look, Stranger by Arielle Javitch Wednesday May 23, 2012 7 PM  School of Visual Arts Theater 333 West 23rd St New York NY 10011 FREE and open to the public. Set in an unidentified world at war, this is the story of a woman making...

Holiday Party and Dance Film Lab

December 7th, 2011 Join DFA and DNA for our Holiday Party and Dance Film Lab Masterclass and Panel December 13th, 2011 Dance New Amsterdam 280 Broadway (entrance at 35 Chambers Street)  Holiday Party 6:30-8:00 Enjoy treats, spirits, and make your own Dance Film Holiday Video! Come one, come all. No RSVP required. Dance Film Lab Masterclass and...

November Dance Film Lab

November 1st, 2011 DFA Dance Film Lab   November 7th, 7-9 pm Dance New Amsterdam 280 Broadway (entrance at 35 Chambers Street) Monday's event will be a moderated screening of selected works in progress, led by Zach Morris, organizer of Dance Film Lab and Co-Artistic Director of Bessie Award Winning Third...

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Doctor’s Hours for Filmmakers

The New York Foundation for the Arts will hold its first ever Doctor's Hours for Filmmakers on November 10th. Registration begins tomorrow, October 25th at 10:00am. Your contribution? Bring dance film to conversation! Learn more: read the description below and visit NYFA online. Starting a new...

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Dance Film Lab

Master Class: Camera Operation Shooting Strategies Wednesday, October 12th marked our Dance Film Lab Master Class on Camera Operation and Shooting Strategies with dance filmmaker Amy Greenfield and cinematographer Jeremiah Story. The evening was split in two halves. First Amy spoke on the technical aspects of dance filmmaking. She...

EYE ON DANCE Returns!

EYE ON DANCE makes a return appearance Presented by Gibney Dance and Dance/NYC “Sorry I Missed Your Show” Saturday, October 15 at 4:30PM FREE "EYE ON DANCE is one of the liveliest and most intelligent programs on the arts...

October Dance Film Lab

October 6, 2011 Dance Film Lab Masterclass: Camera Operation & Shooting Strategies: Amy Greenfield with Jeremiah Story October 12th, 2011 7:30pm- 10:00pm Join us on October 12th, 2011 for a Master Class on Camera Operation & Shooting Strategies with Amy Greenfield, 7:30-10 pm in Studio 6 at Dance New Amsterdam,...

Dance Film is Alive at New York Live Arts

New York Live Arts began its inaugural season last Friday, September 16th, 2011. One component of their diverse season (detailed in their press release) is the aptly named Live Gallery- a space presumably conceived of in the context of a traditional gallery but re-imagined due...

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Film and the Law- Crash Course

Legal Issues in Film with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts When: Thursday, September 22, 2011, 4 - 6:30pm Thursday, February 16, 2012, 4 - 6:30pm Where: VLA, 1 East 53rd Street, NY, NY 10022 (Auditorium) *2.5 CLE credits: 1 Professional Practice, 1 Skills and .5 Ethics (Approved for Non-Transitional...

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Dance Film Festival in Boulder, Colorado

Eighth Annual Sans Souci Festival of Dance Camera Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema is a niche film festival dedicated to works that merge dance and cinematic art forms. (Boulder, Colorado) Atlas Institute’s Center for Media, Arts and Performance at the University of Colorado at Boulder presents the...

Dancing in Public

Dancing in Public September 14th, 2011 7:00pm Solar 1 Green Energy, Arts, and Education Center- Stuyvesant Cove Park Reception Refreshments provided by:     Intermittent performances of Miracle Tear btw 7-8 [caption id="attachment_4763" align="alignleft" width="222" caption="Miracle Tear, photo credit Alex EscalanteChoreographer/Dancer:"][/caption] Choreographer/Dancer: Rebecca Kelley Brooks is a dance artist and Alexander Technique teacher based in New York...

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Independent Filmmaker Conference

INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER PROJECT presents INDEPENDENT FILMMAKER CONFERENCE Buy Passes by Friday 9/2 for a Chance to Pitch to TOP INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS! Event Date: September 18 - 22, 2011 – NYC   IFP’s five-day Independent Filmmaker Conference is the must-attend event for filmmakers offering the opportunity to learn the art, craft and business of filmmaking – and...

Dance Film Lab Recap

Monday, August 15th Dance Film Lab NUMBERS 13- Participants 9- End time 7- Start time 5- Studio we used at Dance New Amsterdam 2- Films screened We started the night introducing ourselves-name, what we do, and what we NEED in relation to dance film. People who would be interested in observing the rehearsal...

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Island Moving Company- Open for Dancing Preview

[caption id="attachment_4594" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Still from Invisible Sins, photo credit Thomas Palmer"][/caption] Monday, August 22nd, 2011 7:00pm DiStefano Lecture Hall, Antone Arts Center, Salve Regina University Corner of Leroy & Lawrence Aves, Newport, Rhode Island Free September 21st-25th marks the Island Moving Company's biennial Open for Dancing program in Newport, Rhode Island....

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Save the Date!

Solar 1 Dance Program Rescheduled due to rain New Date: SEPTEMBER 14th, 2011 Free Solar 1 Green Energy, Arts, and Education Center Stuyvesant Cove Park, 23rd Street and FDR Drive RSVP  On September 14th, Dance Films Association will host an evening of live and cinematic works focused on "Dancing in Public". As...

Dance Film Lab June 11th

DFL Master Class June 11th 2:30-5:30 at Dance New Amsterdam 280 Broadway (enter on Chambers) Chris King teaches a 3-hour class in Editing $10 DFA members $25 non-Members joint DFA/DNA Membership $70.00 For complete info ...

Mark Your Calendars in June…

A quick glimpse into the busy lives of some DFA members' activities in June. If you are a DFA member,  share your news with us, at: info(at)dancefilms.org Deborah Greenhut is looking for two film production assistants for a documentary shoot: June 15-June 18 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Contact: playwrightdsg(at)hotmail.com Zena Bibler reminds us about...

Screening of Meredith Monk: Girlchild Diary

Screening of work-in-progress documentary film at Dance Theater Workshop  219 West 19th Street, NYC Sunday, May 22, 2011  7:00 p.m. Use code 20101025 to receive the member price of $7! [caption id="attachment_3448" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Meredith Monk's Girlchild, photo: Lois Greenfield"][/caption] This documentary in progress includes rare archival footage from performances of...