RESOURCES

We are committed to fostering the creative process and career development of dance film artists, offering tools to support films at each stage of their life from conception to distribution. Not all, but some of these are only available to members.
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PRODUCTION GRANT

Apply for Funds Towards Your Project

Dance Films Association recognizes that funding is crucial at all stages of film production. Whether you need to write a script, pay for a location, or secure an editing suite, our Production Grant can help you get started and get closer to finishing your film. Application is only open to DFA Members.

FISCAL SPONSORSHIP

Raise Money for Your Project

With Fiscal Sponsorship,  apply for grants that require non-profit status, collect donations that are tax-deductible, and receive a consultation and an individual project page on our website to raise awareness and raise funds. Fiscal Sponsorship is only available to DFA members.

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DISTRIBUTION AND FESTIVAL GUIDES

Show Your Film to the World

We offer a glance at  dance film related distributors and festivals ranging from organizations, companies, and institutions interested in anything from screendance to educational programming to documentaries. Additionally, there are DIY options for those looking to take the reigns into their own hands.

DANCE MEDIA TIMELINE

See the Rise of Dance Film

This timeline was revised and updated in 2012 by Virginia Brooks, and based on a previous version which appeared in Envisioning Dance on Film and Video, Eds.: Judy Mitoma, Elizabeth Zimmer and Dale Ann Stieber, New York: Routledge, 2002

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