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Dance Film Lab with Shawn T Bible

May 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Dance Film Lab Moderated Screening

Led by Shawn T. Bible

 Monday, May 6, 2019

6:30 – 9:30PM | Doors open at 6PM

Gibney Dance Center

280 Broadway | Enter at 53A Chamber Street

New York, NY 10007


$15 for the General Public

FREE for Dance Films Association Members

Dance Film Lab is an informal work-in-progress screening centered on discussion and on March 12th, it will be moderated by filmmaker and Professor Shawn T. Bible. DFL sessions offer a fun and creative space to gather and share information on methods and tools, and address technical, practical, and artistic challenges, while providing artists with process-related feedback.  
Attend the Lab:
The screening will feature films chosen from submissions in various stages of production. Take this opportunity to connect with artists and audiences.

Submit Your Work:

Interested artists may submit their project via the Dance Film Lab submissions page.

A few things to consider when submitting your work:
  • Dance Film Lab welcomes everyone from seasoned filmmakers to those beginning to work in the medium.
  • Entrants whose films are chosen, must be able to attend the upcoming Lab on May 6.
  • Submissions may be from film projects of any length and in any stage of production. Due to time constraints during the Lab, up to 15 minutes of a project can be screened. We ask that you make note of excerpt(s) of your work.
  • Our programmers will ask for HD files of your film (ProRes, h264 preferred), and film stills.
  • It is FREE to submit your work to be considered for this Lab
  • Questions? Drop us a line at info@dancefilms.org

Interested in showing your work? Submit by April 29th. (it is free and easy):

Submit Your Footage

DFA Members: please note that if you are not logged into your Artful.ly account, you may not be able to access the $0 ticket price. You need to log in to reserve tickets. Any problems or questions getting your free ticket? Send us an email at info@dancefilms.org

About Shawn T. Bible
Shawn T Bible received a BA from Michigan State University and an MFA from the University of Michigan.  His initial interest in technology arose from his experience as a former graphic designer for the Joe Boxer clothing brand and Kmart Corporation prior to graduate school.  After his studies in film/video technology and modern dance technique in Australia, New York, San Francisco and Chicago, Shawn’s dance and technology work was featured in “Bodies In Motion” — a collaboration with Kingston University (UK) and the Amsterdam Conservatoire — in which dancers manipulated their environment through Wii controllers. In “Vivaldi’s Four Season’s in Dance,” he utilized Kinect software in such a way that the dancers’ movements manipulated projections on a scrim in real-time.  Shawn is the artistic director of shawnbibledanceco, which presents work throughout NYC and the US, as well as internationally at such venues as the Lourdes Dance Festival in France and the Oaxaca Dance Festival in Mexico. He has set work on the Grand Rapids Ballet, Thodos Dance Chicago, Opera Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Symphony, MOCA Detroit, Men Dance Michigan, Michigan Youth Arts Festival and Michigan Dance Day, among others. Shawn is a former Board Member of the ACDA (American College Dance Association) and the Michigan Dance Council. He has been on faculty at Idaho State University, Texas Tech University and Grand Valley State University where he received a Distinguished Faculty Award in 2012. Shawn is currently Professor of Dance and Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Manhattanville College. Shawn currently serves as Vice President of the DFA’s Board of Directors. shawntbible.com
Photo: Shawn T. Bible teaching a Dance on Camera session to Capturing Motion NYC students.

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Dance Films Association receives generous year-round support from our members, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, The Office of the Mayor Bill De Blasio, and Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, as well as The New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


May 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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