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  November 26, 2012 This Week at DFA! TUESDAY NIGHT Meet the Artist: David Hinton Screening and Talk Back with David Hinton Alongside the screening of additional dance films by New York based artists November 27, 2012 6:00pm-8:00pm Pink Pony, back screening room 176 Ludlow Street New York, NY 10002 FREE  RSVP by emailing brighid@dancefilms.org with NOV27 in...

  November 21, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Dance Film Lab  Distribution Panel Liz Wolff- Dance on Camera Festival, The Weinstein Company Nick Dawson- Filmmaker Magazine, IFP and reRun November 28, 2012 7:30pm-10:00pm Dance New Amsterdam, Studio 6 280 Broadway (entrance on 35 Chambers) $10 for DFA or DNA Members; $25 for Non-Members Email brighid@dancefilms.org with DFL in the subject line...

A conversation with Suzon Fuks- told by Brighid Greene "Welcome to Waterwheel-an interactive, collaborative platform for sharing media and ideas, performance and presentation."And hello. I’m Brighid Greene, Communications Assocaite of Dance Films Assocaition, And this is John Hoobyar, Program Administrator at Pentacle, and we like to...

  November 7, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Tonight! Beyond the Stage: Moving Men on Screen November 7, 2012 Live performance at 7:00, Films 7:30-9:00 Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie Street, NY, NY 10002 TICKETS ONLY $10.00 FOR DFA Purchase Tickets Discount Code: DFAMember10 We'll be collecting donations to benefit those affected Hurricane Sandy in the lounge. Please bring blankets, warm...

Review of The Dumb Girl of Portici  By Melissa Silvestri As part of MoMA's Tenth Annual To Save and Project Festival, the silent film, The Dumb Girl of Portici, was screened. This film, an historical epic directed by pioneer feminist filmmaker Lois Weber and starring the legendary ballerina...

  October 24, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Dance Film Lab TONIGHT! Moderated Screening led by Zach Morris October 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...

  October 10, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Dance on Camera Festival Submissions Extended! SUBMIT: Deadline- October 15, 2012  Entry fee is free to DFA members; $30 for non-members Become a Member Visit our website for more information Dance on Camera Festival Submissions We welcome screen adaptations of stage choreographies, narratives, documentaries, abstract and experimental shorts as well...

BOB CURTIS – DANCING ALL COLORS (working title) Feature documentary, Recipient of DFA's 2011 Post-Production Grant Directed and produced by: Christoph Dostal  [caption id="attachment_8651" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo Credit: Christoph Dostal[/caption] The story of Bob Curtis is an unusual and inspiring one in the annuals of dance. He emerged from a...

Film in Progress—an event with DFA By Jody Oberfelder (with Jason Bahling) Notes on a work in progress are always helpful. What you see is not always what others see. Usually for me they are notes on a live dance,  we edit and it shifts, still breathing.  Film,...

Facebook Marketing for Filmmakers Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM (EDT) Presented by Reid Rosefelt at New York Foundation for the Arts by Yuki Akiyama Almost every filmmaker uses Facebook fan pages to promote their films, but almost none of them use them effectively. Few know how to...

  September 26, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Dance on Camera Festival Submissions Extended! New Deadline- OCTOBER 15, 2012 SUBMIT Entry fee is free to DFA members; $30 for non-members Become a Member Visit our website for more information Dance on Camera Festival Submissions We welcome screen adaptations of stage choreographies, narratives, documentaries, abstract and experimental shorts...

  September 12, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Show Boat Cruise TOMORROW NIGHT! PURCHASE TICKETS Join us for a Cruise around Manhattan in celebration with Marge Champion for her birthday! September 13, 2012 6:00pm-6:30pm Boarding 6:30pm-8:30pm Cruise Marco Polo Cruise 2430 FDR Drive Service Road East $35.00 for Members of DFA or Solar 1 $50.00 for Non-Members (Members email brighid@dancefilms.org for discount...

  August 29, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move DFA returns to Stuyvesant Cove Park to partner with Solar 1 for the second annual Solar Powered Film Series: Films That Move made possible by Rooftop Films. September 13-15 Stuyvesant Cove Park 24-20 FDR Drive New York, NY 10010 FREE  Open to the...

  August 15, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Show Boat Cruise A Celebration of Marge Champion’s 93rd Birthday Join us for a Cruise around Manhattan September 13, 2012 6:00pm-8:30pm Marco Polo Cruise 2430 FDR Drive Service Road East Tickets on sale now! Click here to purchase $35.00 for Members of DFA or Solar 1 $50.00 for Non-Members (Members email brighid@dancefilms.org for discount code) Clips...

  August 1, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS 2013 Dance on Camera Festival Dance Films Association and the Film Society of Lincoln Center partner to co-present the annual Dance on Camera Festival, February 1-5, 2013 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Lincoln Center Plaza, New York City. Official Press Release This year,...

An Interview by Robert Dupree with Claire Soares on her Film Ben Stevenson: A Choreographer & his Muses FULL INTERVIEW An excerpt- Robert Dupree: Does the film cover Stevenson's entire working life? Did you stop at the point your actual shooting stopped? Claire Soares: Actually, I stopped earlier, because Stevenson...

  July 18th, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Films That Move TOMORROW NIGHT: Join us to celebrate this series at Charlotte's Place! July 19, 2012 6:00 107 Greenwich Street (between Rector and Carlisle Streets) New York, NY  10006 FREE RSVP on Facebook Dance Films Association launches our year round Films that Move screening initiative with a special screening at Charlotte's Place on July 19th...

Video Camera Buying Guide for Dancers by Mitchell Rose Some people have been asking me for advice on purchasing a video camera. It can be pretty overwhelming out there with all the options available. It's hard to say, "Buy this camera" because the manufacturers change their model lineup every...

July 5th, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Films That Move Join us to celebrate this series at Charlotte's Place! July 19, 2012 6:00 107 Greenwich Street (between Rector and Carlisle Streets) New York, NY  10006 FREE  Dance Films Association launches our year round Films that Move screening initiative with a special screening at Charlotte's Place on July 19th at 6pm. This...

  June 20, 2012 Make a Move! Take action and support Dance Films Association DFA is celebrating the end of a wonderfully successful fiscal year 2012. Over the past 11 months, DFA has made many accomplishments with your help. Make a Move and continue to support the programming featured in this...

  June 6, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Make a Move: Take action and support Dance Films Association! Make your donation here. Take action and support Dance Films Association. DFA is celebrating the end of a wonderfully successful fiscal year 2012. Over the past 11 months, DFA has made the following accomplishments with your help: 40th...

  May 23, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Films That Move Films That Move at Gibney Dance Center Live as of May 21, 2012 890 Broadway, 5th Floor, an installation New York, New York 10010   Featuring work by New York based artists: An Ostrich Proudly by Xan Burley and Alex Springer Becoming Be-going by Run Shayo Windings by Zena Bibler Dance Film...

  May 9, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Dance Films Association is excited to introduce our newest series, Films That Move. From large scale events to smaller intimate screenings, these varied collections of films have movement in common. Our goal? Embed dance film into New York City’s locomotive fabric. We’re...

  April 25, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Moderated Screening April 25, 2012 7:30pm-10:00pm Dance New Amsterdam Theater 280 Broadway (entrance on 35 Chambers) Free for DFA or DNA Members $10 for Non-Members Screening work by: Alexandra Pinel Angela Gallo Diana Quiñones Rivera Victor Lazaro As We are no longer accepting submissions for this moderated screening, you are still welcomed to attend...

  April 11, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS Call for Submissions! Next Moderated Screening: April 25, 2012  To Submit: Email brighid@dancefilms.org with DFL Screening in the subject line and include the following: Artist(s) name: Contact Email: Title: Length: State of development (raw footage, rough-cut, final edits, etc): One sentence description *Only DFA and DNA members may submit to screen their work. Screenings selected on a...

Notes from the New York Film and Video Council's event "The Art of Stereoscopic 3-D" by guest blogger Erich Rettstadt  Gerald Marks and Life in Stereoscopic 3-D On Tuesday March 27th, the New York Film and Video Council hosted an event entitled “The Art of Stereoscopic 3-D” in...

  March 28, 2012 DFA PROGRAMS TONIGHT! Dance Film Lab March 28th, 7:30pm-10:00pm Dance New Amsterdam (entrance on 35 Chambers) Studio 1 RSVP to brighid@dancefilms.org with Dance Film Lab in the subject line to reserve your place. Acclaimed Panelists:  Jason Orans- Producer of NIGHT CATCHES US, premiered in the Dramatic Competition at Sundance Anita Tovich- Emmy Award winning, Peabody Award winning producer,...