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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...

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...

Globe Trot, the Crowd-Sourced Way from Mitchell Rose and Bebe Miller Filmmakers! Dancers! Here's a video message from filmmaker Mitchell Rose and choreographer Bebe Miller: They're making a crowd-sourced dance-film and are looking for collaborators around the world to participate. Visit their website to learn how to...

BODYART seeking Dance Film Maker for collaboration Freelance Position now- June 2013 NYC based Dance Company BODYART is seeking a film maker collaboration for their first film project in a 5 part series. These films are part of the 'Decay Project' and are all set in abandoned...

DFA is growing like the Fibonacci Sequence- 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34- as in taking big, but incremental steps in both programming and organization development. DFA is happy to offer course credit if the applicant is a student at an accredited college/university or...

We'd like to hear from you! DFA Survery 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....

Spotlight (below) on an excerpt from a work-in-progress documentary which received post-production funding from DFA in 2009. Jennifer Abod's THE PASSIONATE PURSUITS OF ANGELA BOWEN has been many years in the making, telling stories that are rich in detail about what it meant to be a...

Many attendees at the recent Dance on Camera Festival were delighted to meet one of DFA's newest members: articulate, vivacious, accessible Patricia Ward Kelly - Gene Kelly's widow. Yes, THAT Gene Kelly!  Because 2012  marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of that American treasure,...

Carlos Saura, Jr, and Javier Sanchez, the producers of FLAMENCO FLAMENCO, spoke to an entranced audience at the Walter Reade Theatre last night for the sold-out US Premiere screening. They return to the Reade for the second showing today, Jan 30th, at 3:30pm. Gabriela Estrada and...

Coming Soon! DFA will post reminders about special events, screening opportunities, workshops, festivals- any dance film happening you should know about! But even more exciting...