Digital Resources

Navigate Dance Film Online 

Dance Films Association Vimeo
Our vimeo channel features a range of videos from past festival trailers to projects fiscally sponsored by Dance Films Association. We follow various groups, dance filmmakers, and channels dedicated to finding all the dance films that make their way to Vimeo.

TenduTV delivers high-quality concert dance, documentaries, original programming and screendance to over 500 million screens (a/o October 1st, 2010), and to every household with a broadband internet connection. Its programming is distributed through the most technologically advanced network of partners, including iTunes (read this article in the Wall Street Journal), Amazon, and BestBuy/CinemaNow. Selections from DFA’s Dance on Camera Festival are hosted by TenduTV on their Hulu channel. Also available on Hulu is Dance Pulp, a series of interviews with well known dancers and choreographers, hosted by ballerina Drew Jacoby.

DanceMedia offers dancers, students, and teachers a comprehensive online experience. Featuring endless hours of user-generated videos, prestigious monthly contests, essential articles, behind-the-scenes footage, and instructional how-tos. Explore different Channels and enter your film in their monthly Video Contests.

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Looking for a social networking website connecting people concerned about the craft of movement arts in our contemporary world? provides the online space to shape the movement arts embedded condition in technologically designed and mediated environments and consider its knowledge,stories, and histories.

Move the Frame
Move the Frame bills itself as “a locus for dialogue about the form and a clearing-house of information about all things dance and media related.” Published by Pentacle’s Movement Media Project, it’s an excellent site for thoughtful posts, up-to date festival listings and great videos posted from a number of other sites. In 2009, Movement Media launched UMOVE,the First Annual Online Video Dance Festival.

The International Journal of Screendance
A new, international, artist-led journal exploring the field of screendance, the International Journal of Screendance, is the first-ever scholarly journal wholly dedicated to this growing area of worldwide interdisciplinary practice.

Jacob’s Pillow
Jacob’s Pillow is a recipient of the National Medal of Arts, and home to America’s longest-running international dance festival.  Virtual Pillow is a series of online programming aimed at expanding e-audiences for dance and includes: Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive an online collection of performance highlights from 1937 to today; an online channel of edited PillowTalks featuring discussions with dance innovators and PillowTV a YouTube channel for original videos such as tours and documentaries made at or about Jacob’s Pillow.

Insight Media
Focused on the production and distribution of hundreds of dance-related DVDs intended for classroom use-ranging from Contemporary Dance to Dance & Disability-Insight Media also makes some of their catalog available for online streaming. Visit their Drama & Dance section to locate films pertinent to your needs.