DFA Digest: October 24

Dance Film Association  

October 24, 2012


Dance Film Lab

TONIGHT! Moderated Screening led by Zach Morris

dfl logoOctober 24, 2012 7:30pm-10:00pm Dance New Amsterdam, Theater 280 Broadway (entrance on 35 Chambers) Email brighid@dancefilms.org to screen and RSVP. FREE for DFA or DNA Members; $10 for Non-Members

UP NEXT! Distribution with Liz Wolff

November 28, 2012 7:30pm-10:00pm Dance New Amsterdam, Studio 6 280 Broadway (entrance on 35 Chambers)  Email brighid@dancefilms.org to RSVP. The focus of this panel is to arm attendees with concrete knowledge about the spectrum of distribution strategies that are available. This panel specifically focuses on what distributors are looking for in project for various platforms including festivals, television, and digital/internet based platforms. Join us for this panel and stay afterwards to meet co-curator of Dance on Camera Festival Liz Wolff and other Dance Films Association members.

Beyond the Stage: Moving Men on Screen

Presented by Dance Films Association, Hosted by Vernon Scott

Chant et Fuge November 7, 2012 7:30pm-9:00pm Dixon Place 161A Chrystie Street New York, NY 10002 Purchase Tickets $12 for General Admission, $10 for DFA Members (Members email brighid@dancefilms.org for discount code)  Riffing on Dixon Place’s popular series, Moving Men, DFA curates an evening of men dancing on screen for Beyond the Stage: Moving Men on Screen. Hosted by Vernon Scott, the evenings films will be created by, feature, and celebrate the male dancer. DFA will screen films by some of our fiscally sponsored projects alongside short dance films and other works in progress. The Lounge, the friendly, neighborhood LES bar in Dixon Place, will be open before at 6:00pm, during, and after the performance until midnight for theater patrons.

Capturing Motion NYC

Call for submissions from New York City High School Students!

Capturing MotionSubmissions Now Open! Deadline: January 4th, 2013 Submission Form Dance Films Association seeks New York City high school student dance film submissions in conjunction with the annual Dance on Camera Festival co-sponsored by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Student film submissions should be between 1-5 minutes in length and should feature dance as the film’s main component. Student submissions should address the relationship between dance and the camera, linking the two in imaginative ways. Films can be documentary, narrative or art films.  


Legal Issues in Choreography and Dance

Tomorrow! Presented by Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts 

VLAOctober 25, 2012 4:00pm-6:00pm VLA Auditorium 1 East 53rd Street New York, NY 10022  Registration Form This class will provide an overview of the legal and business issues that affect non-profit and for-profit dance companies, individual creators, choreographers, and performers, such as dancers. Topics discussed include: business entity formation, intellectual property protection, rights of publicity, contracts, licensing, and labor and employment. Co-sponsored by Dance Films Association and Ballet Next

DFA Friends

Dance for Reel

Call for Submission! Dealine: November 4, 2012

Dance for ReelThe Emory Dance Program is now accepting dance for camera submissions for our Dance for Reel event, to be presented on November 27, 2012 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. We are seeking dances specifically made for the camera that demonstrate creativity and excellence in cinematography and choreography. Works must have been created after January 1, 2009 and should be no more than 15 minutes in length. SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS: 1) Upload your dance for camera piece to Vimeo (click here for instructions). 2) Fill out the Submission Form. Applicants will be notified by November 18 of the curators’ decision. If you have questions about submitting a film, please contact Greg Catellier: gcatell@emory.edu or 404-712-8901. Dance for Reel An evening of curated dance for camera November 27,2012, 7:30 p.m. Presentation Room, Oxford Road Building Emory University, Atlanta GA Free Emory dance faculty member Gregory Catellier and Seattle based dance/media artist Jeff Curtis(MFA, University of Washington) will present an eclectic group of dance for camera pieces. Catellier and Curtis have collaborated for over four years on dance and video projects, and their work has been seen nationally and internationally.
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