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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 Grant....

Fall is full of opportunities for grants, film submissions, and resources! [caption id="attachment_17523" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Chicken and Egg Pictures' inaugural Accelerator Lab cohort attending the 2016 Sheffield Doc/Fest for their second creative retreat[/caption]   Chicken & Egg Pictures is accepting applications from female nonfiction directors who are first...

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...

Notes from Dance Film Lab Panelists: Jason Orens Anita Tovich Caterina Bartha Dance Film Lab Attendees Interests Short dance narrative films Documentary shorts Feature length fiction narratives Interested in screening at festivals, in museums, as installations Curious about building team so filmmaking is no longer a one man job You might be a producer if you… Are...

Have you ever asked yourself any of these questions? If so, join us Wednesday March 28 Dance Film Lab Panel: Film Producing 101 Production:  How do I make prep for the shoot and the shoot itself time and cost effective? Thoughts on laying out a shooting schedule? What are...

Highlights of Film History with Alla Kovgan Last Monday evening, February 20th, was our first Dance Film Lab, hosted at Dance New Amsterdam and led by Alla Kovgan. Here is a brief description of the master class: Screening excerpts of the key films that every filmmaker should...

Dance Film Lab: a playing (not proving) ground by Rebecca Whitehurst October 6, 2006 On Monday, October 2nd a group of strangers, linked by their craze for creating dance on camera, gathered one-by-one in a sizeable Williamsburg basement.  This basement, aptly tagged The Bunker, boasts a movie screen bigger than my...