Have you made a dance film? Do you know of some great ones that haven’t been featured on the blog? Please post links below so everyone can watch them!
Don’t Show Off!
This is so great!!! Check out this impromptu dance film that we made out in New Orleans. Make sure to listen on some good speakers or headphones… Hope you enjoy!
Elsewhere – a postapocalyptic narrative dance short
Hello hello and greetings from Germany.. maybe do you have desire to write about my film.. ic send you the trailer and if you have any questions than write me.. have fun and thank you .. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-p3iHZlLQE
In a world where the constant fight can lock up your soul, there’s allways room for hope, room for DANCE…
Film by Alvaro Colom
Choreography and Dance: Angel Montes, Ruben Nsue, Alvaro Colom
A short dance for film that I made exploring womens alter egos. Enjoy!
This piece explores the concept of breaking free from the constraints, expectations and pressures of society and industry. the dancer is covered in a white powder, which he gradually sheds as his movements become progressively more fluid, metaphorically exploring the process that must be undertaken in his journey to find himself both personally and artistically.
Directed, Filmed and Edited by Jason Elberts
Performance Artist: Subhash ‘Viman’ Gorania
Music: Kanye West vs The Glitch Mob – Power
(No copyright infringement intended. I do not own any rights to this song)
Thank you to the University of Derby for the use of their space.
Matt Gilooly & Shyam Kubavat for helping out on the day
Alvaro Colom new dance short film starring MIGUEL ZARATE and CHRISTINA GLUR
My latest dance for film SILVANUS
Robyn, do you think you could post a link? Thanks!
Hello, this is the guy who was dancing in the featured ‘POWER’ video. Here is my latest work 🙂
Please check out this dance video created for the band ev ree wuhn. Popping meets contemporary dance. Featuring toronto based dancer Luke Garwood
The increase in the elderly population and the political pressure to downsize, places strain on this group to move out of their familiar surroundings at an age when creeping memory loss is a real issue and many are beginning to experience the onset of dementia. My project aims to explore the relationship between memory and place through dance from the point of view of the elderly.
In the case of this film, which is a pilot for the project, I interviewed Maureen Gallagher who lives alone in her house in Newcastle upon Tyne. I interviewed her about her personal experience in the house bringing up her children and her relationships with walls and the rooms then and now.
Her daughter is the dancer in the film so she then interpreted the words of the edited interview. It is also an exploration of the interpretation of spoken narrative through dance which I am also interested in. Then I was able to make music that worked around the piece.
Check out our latest dance film!
Memory Descent: a serene aesthetic journey.
Derealization is an alteration in the perception or experience of the external world so that it seems unreal. This film is an attempt to recreate that feeling.
Memory Descent follows our dancer protagonist as she plummets into the ocean depths. As she sinks, she interacts with fish and octopi, but never with a surface. Down becomes up- deep sea becomes deep space. From space, Earth’s gravity begins to pull her back toward its center. She completes her uncanny loop, rocketing through the earth’s atmosphere and into the ocean once again. In this serene aesthetic journey the viewer travels with the dancer as space seamlessly morphs and bends during oscillations between sinking and falling.
Check out my Campus MovieFest Film! I had one week to plan, film, & edit a 5-minute (or less) film and I chose to do a dance piece!
Top 16 Campus Finalist (out of 48) and GTA Nominee for Best Soundtrack (Silver Tri-Pod award)
Mirrors is a dance piece that was choreographed to an original composition called “Reflection”. This piece conveys the struggle of one’s inner-battle with not being able to recognize their own reflection.
Short movie of SEXXX, Matteo Levaggi’s coreography.
This is not about sexuality, but rather about the use and abuse of the dancer’s body, always looking for more strenght, more technique, more speed, often forgetting what ballet is about: art.
Short conceptual film created by multinational team of artists in Kenya. Images of Nairobi projected on contemporary dancers.
This blog was born out of the desire of two film directors to realize dance videos. Various dance videos, characterized by different methods of filming. These videos are caught in places with a strong visual impact, far from ordinary flat stages. The short scenes allow the viewer to meet different dancers from around the globe, to listen to their different visions of dance and witness the short choreography realized by the filmmaker and the dancer during this project.
“Mynah – the dance project” a personal project, in which I want to collaborate with dancers and experience movements, emotions, stories, and these will be included in a series of videos. Ultimate goal of the project is not clearly defined, I just want to succeed, along with the people I will work with to overcome our limitations and to spread the dance.
“I am LB”
LB won the Red Bull BC One: UK Cypher 2013. This feature highlights LB’s thoughts and approach for the Western European Qualifier as he reflects on his dance life.
“The Feast”, a Remix-Dance Film and music video:
“Momentum”, award-winning short dance film (e.g. Winner at Cinedans 2013 and San Francisco Dance Film Festival 2013):
Three performances are brought together as one conducts the movement of the other two.
A very short dance film
Bboying meets Brutalist architecture
Photography is realted to the theater. The stage is the frame. The freezing dance pose is similar to photo deduction. The abstraction, paper handling and synthesis of sound and movement is the essence of the piece.
“Music is the key”
Dance is closely related to motion graphics.This is a kind of prototype of daily motion graphics. A dance performance on stage represents and visualizes music. In that work “Music Is The Key” I do combine music, urban dance and motion graphics to create a stunning abstract composition.
The central theme is Visual Music. The combination of the central elements like Dance, Music and Graphics which are include in one media of film under the leading of music create an unforgetable harmony – ” the harmony of music “.
by Ukweli Roach of BirdGang Dance Company, ”DOING MUSIC” follows the journey of one person as he experiences a House-Party where vices of various kinds are rife and seemingly indulged by many.
But on inspection, these vices may not be as they appear…
A micro-documentary of the Dance on Broad event in Memphis, TN. Hundreds gathered to dance together Bollywood style and enjoy a revitalized community.
Dance on Broad: Moving for a Stronger Community
Be Yourself, a short documentary about people following their artistic dreams. Features Portland dancer Jordie Campbell.
Earlier this year, my team and I made a short film called “Expectations.” It marries music, dance, and storytelling into an open-ended tale of a couple going through a tough moment in their relationship. We sincerely hope you enjoy: (*featured dances: capoeira and salsa)
The P12 Team.
Earlier this year, my team and I made a short film called “Expectations.” It marries music, dance, and storytelling into an open-ended tale of a couple going through a tough moment in their relationship. We sincerely hope you enjoy:
*featured dances: capoeira and salsa
The P12 Team.
Here is the link:
A collaboration with Danielle Gardner and photographer David Cooper
This film, one created by myself and Sam Murdoch-Rock, is one about gratitude and mindfulness. We attempt to show this through our daily lives and through, of course, movement. We never really know what’s going to come next in our lives, and gratitude is not wishing that your current situation is different. Understanding that this moment is a gift, one which may seem positive or negative, but will always be one which we can learn from. I’m grateful to have my best friend to experience this with, and I am excited to see what the future holds for us. Filmed by Tanner Pare. Edited by Maisie Ryan. Watch, Enjoy, Share.
Whispers, a short dance film about depression and mental illness.
This short film was an experimental piece shot highlighting the limits of the human body.
Performers: Juan Blanco Peruca & R. Bowens
Videography: Enid Valu
Edited by: R. Bowens
Music: “Bad Guitar” by Kace The Producer
Enid Valu – http://www.krop.com/enidvalu/
R. Bowens – http://www.rebabowens.com
`Move Away´ is a dance video staging the last moments of a couple’s relationship through a choreography that happens within the limited space of a car. L.A artist Marz León with his song `Levitation´ and the fashion brand 11byBBS have contributed in this project.
“A Brief Analysis On Nightclub Behavior”
7min short about the strange behavior found in nightclubs as experienced by a Las Vegas local who loves to dance. Dancing is a blast but its hard to find clubs where people actually bust out their dance moves. This short goes out to all the fun dancers out there and hopes to inspire many more. Featuring a choreographed dancer number by Jackie Turner.
This film features Lauren, a ballet and hip hop dancer.
Dancinema Productions is proudly based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and directed by Jen Ray. All videos links and content in part or whole are property of Dancinema Productions Ltd.
Director/Producer/Montage: Jen Ray
Cinematography & Co-Edited :Newman Productions
Dancers: Hayley Gawthrop, Samantha Gilburg, Jen Ray, Courtney Zelter
Direction: Jen Ray
Cinematography: Jay Kamalero
Editing: Jen Ray
Jonathan “Abstracx” Vargas
Production Assistant: Lauren Greig
Music: Know Love – L’Orange
Check out my sites for more and updates!
This is an experimental Dance Film
It has been featured on DESIGN COLLECTOR TV
Short dance clip with an engulfing cut
short dance video with engulfing cut
more than just a dance video.. it’s a story!
“LIGHT IN ME”. An inspiring story of an NYC dancer chasing her dreams.
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This is our Third Short Film.
Director: Hemu, Cast: Vinny, Nitheesh, Uthej, Chandu, Yaswanth.
Editor: Vinny, Music: Vinny
Productions: My Movie Productions, Komma And Alukka Productions
For Mobile Viewers: Go to channel for link OR Open daya3gp.tk
Note: Change to 1080p HD in Settings for full HD
Twist And Pulse bring you a dance short film where Reed, Johnny, Sue and Ben become The Fantastic Four due to a huge explosion that gifts them with super powers. Villian Dr Victor Doom gets in their way and wants to wipe them out. Will they be able to stop him? Watch and find out.
I’d like to share my tap short film featuring all different kinds of art forms. A message to everybody.
Here is a music video for a song by a Belgo American pop music duo :
Most awaited realistic short film #Beraks starring @DeepakDobriyal Released Now.
To watch go here :- https://goo.gl/URXm3l
I’ve made two films featuring contemporary dance.
I hope you’ll find something new from my films below.
Had a few drinks with my friend and went to Del Taco
and there was a crazy dude on drugs that was out of his mind.
I filmed him for about 10 min.
basically turned it into a dark dance video called
Smile is a short film based on a tragic event at college where two hearts meet up each other,from classrooms to college corridors,following their way through a “Made Up”,Smile.
An experiment uniting film and dance. Enjoy!
Motion of the Ocean ~ https://vimeo.com/150270639
Password is 12345.
Thanks for watching
Through ballet dance ‘There Are No Strangers Here’ depicts Sophia’s beautiful, yet, challenging and adventurous journey to becoming the young woman she wants to be.
A Short film with 4 different styles including 2 hiphop pieces, a contemporary solo and a modern duet. A lovely story of helping someone come out of the depression and self harm.
Randy Durden, 34, pill-addicted just got left by his cheating girlfriend. On the way to ‘The Pork Shelter’, their favorite BBQ-Hut, he takes an overdose of drugs in his truck.
Arriving there he starts to mix up reality with his imagination. What then happens is beyond good and evil: DANCE ROBOT.
Great to see so many people making dance movies. Here’s two that I made:
Bus Stop Waltz (a short film)
and a montage of slo-motion footage from a dance competition
if you like them, feel free to share them or add them to a playlist
here are a couple links to some dance related films and music videos I made!
River of Blood
(experimental modern dance)
with Throdown Collective, “FRAMES” is an experimental Dance Film natively shot in Stereo3D inspired by Norman McLaren works.
It is available online from March 2016.
links to the 3D versions on the vimeo page.
please leave us a feedback and share the link!
So excited to have found this website. There are amazing screendance work here.
I wanted to share my own explorations with this community. I work primarily with mobile media and look for abstracting the female body into suggestive imagery.
Here is my experimental dance film called “Garden of Delights”
A lot of great work on this website. Thanks for sharing!
Here’s some of my work. First up is Abaddon, a Vimeo Staff Pick, exploring the themes of love and destruction through an original dance piece, augmented by visual effects.
And Edifice, which is about relationships built very much like a house: isolated forms bend, flow and connect to create a unified mass; a structure that shelters and nurtures those within.
Would appreciate if you shared!
Hi my name is louis, this is my story. I’m a dancer from vancouver, canada and I made A Dance Transformation video (link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK5-b6ILNdg) where I took over 100 classes in 10 months in hopes to win a scholarship to dance in LA for a week long intensive training with the best choreographers in the world, currently the contest will be choosing 5 applicants out of over 2000 people and no matter what the result I am happy because I put myself out there. I was surprise to receive messages from people in hawaii germany san diego melbourne even mexico telling me their story touched them, they were inspired, and especially people who don’t even dance but can relate in some way. I filmed it over the course of a year, thought about it for a month, planned it out for a week, and edited it for 12 hours. Straight. I hope you are able to watch my story for even 30 seconds, and i hope you feel the magic I feel, when I dance. Thank you
just wanted to thank you for taking the time to see this submission the scholarship will be announced on Friday april 8th 2016 and the choreographer wildebeast adams will personally fly down to the winners home and present it to him directly
this whole experience has been beyond a blessing i can’t thank god enough for what he’s put me through
Everyone was so shocked at the “process” of achieving your dreams, no one realized how much effort it really takes to get results, so I decided to continue my series with my youtube channel called: BehindABeast a behind the scenes look at my training what i’m reading and my mental/physical preparations in the form of a training youtube vlog.
I hope to inspire the world with my movement, thats all I really want to do,
youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK5-b6ILNdg
your support means the world to me,
take care always
Follow these instructions, a fantastic dance film about unrequited love and perspective.
The dancers trained for a year to get to the shooting day.
Norhan, is an experimental psychedelic journey into the concept of death and afterlife. The film examines our society while ascending up three levels of consciousness, each level representing themes of love, loss, and hope.
Dancevideo made with the spanish dancer Hector Plaza (Iron Skulls Co. and Physical Momentum).
Shot in the Anaga Rural Park (Tenerife, Canary Islands) declared Biosphere Reserve in June 2015 .
無心 – Mushin ~ Short-Film Experiment / Music Video / Slow-motion Dance Performance ~ Music: Lusine – Dr.Chinme
Woman Versus: https://youtu.be/fLH-RQCFCG4
Woman Versus is a dance film about a woman’s awakening to the machines, or systems, that she is forced to take part in. It is the tale of her (and others’) struggle to stay within those machines and accept their domination or to challenge their power.
Dreamdance: Zianaa and Amaru
From Duo Rêves’ ‘Into the Dreaming’
Filmed at Pacific Ballroom Dance
I’ve been dancing Hip-Hop for 3 years now and popping/animation dance for 5 months. I’m 15 and this is my first performance on the internet. I know it’s not too good, but hey, we all gotta start from somewhere 😉
Cheers from Poland,
Inhale inspiration. Exhale art.
Becoming Violet is an exploration into the transformative and uniting power of creativity, the persistent internal desire to create beauty out of chaos.
This is our first short movie called ‘On the Line’
Danced by two of our dancers Gil ‘the Grid’ Gomes Leal and Matilde Tommasini
Every heart sings a song incomplete,
Until another heart whispers back
Those who wish to sing,
Always find a song.
Check out our dance film Wake!
-THERE IS A FIGURE IN THE MIRROR-
Introducing Henrich Gibala.
Anything for love. Anything, for sure.
I just filmed a dance short and just found you guys on YouTube. I’m in the process of editing now, but I will definitely post when it’s finished. If you’re looking for dancers/choreographers for your next one, please email me. I can sen you my materials.
Dance video with the experimental dance collective Iron Skulls Co (Barcelona.
The Dream is a surreal short film about the subconscious world of dreams interpreted through dance and sound. The woman’s journey symbolic of the awakening of our spirit where MAGIC dwells and inspiration runs free.
This is a Salsa Improvisatio with Tribal Vibe Dancers (Yiannis Demetriou & Michelle Stamatari).
Tribal Vibe, was formed in 2016, bringing a more urban twist in the way you dance to Salsa music. The style is inspired by hip-hop, pachanga and afro-rumba.
For more informationd and videos, visit our Facebook Page at: https://www.facebook.com/tribal.vibe.dancers/
Music by: Caribbean Sound – El Buen Soldado
A mishievous young girl plays with her victim.
This whole dance short film is a metaphor with the title ‘PRETENDER’
At Last Maybe
a tango short film. A fusion between stop motion and film, two perspectives of a very intimate dance
Short film set to Josef Salvat’s ‘Diamonds’. Contemporary dance was used to interpret this story.
Brazey – An animated interpretive dance, created first as improvised music, and then interpreted as character animation. https://vimeo.com/178842978
Please enjoy The Navigator Official Music Video with music by March to May. Directed and Choreographed by myself, Erin Nichole Boyt. We filmed this at various historic locations around Seattle including the Virginia V Steamship and Admirality Point Lighthouse.
Hello, I’m Kiana Perreault. I am a Dancer/Artist from New Hampshire. I created a short film including dance and concept about Suicide and Mental Health to raise awareness. I did this because my greatest wish is to make a difference in our society by “Standing Up to The Stigma” (of anxiety, depression, Bi-polar, and other mental disorders). I want to share this video with you in hopes that you will share my art, and join me in this movement. Thank you for reading, and I really hope to hear back!
▶ Choreographed & Edited by Kiana Perreault
▶ Dancer: Pressley Frazier
▶ Produced by Bryant Ragas
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SMASH | A Dance Concept Video
Music – “The Moment I Said It” by Imogen Heap
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WATCH THIS Short Dance Film!!!
“Human beings, we have dark sides; we have dark issues in our lives. To progress anywhere in life, you have to face your demons.” John Noble
Music by Kwabs – Last Stand
Choreographed and danced by Tarek Aitmeddour and Clara Belenus
Directed by Cedric Hesry
We just film our first dance short film call “Beings of nature” and we want to share with you. Thank you!
Want to share with you my new project )
had this idea for long time and now I finally filmed it )
I would really appreciate your support !
Hope you will enjoy it
Here’s another one from Madrid.
We hope you enjoy it!
We did the first time in the world the mix of national dance of Argentina and folk song of Azerbaijan called “Tango and Sari Gelin. It means “Tango and Yellow bride”. I could be interesting for me your thoughts.
Here is my Wedding Night Boudoir Dance Film. http://www.gardenhousefilms.com/wedding-night/
You can see on vimeo too– http://www.vimeo.com/gardenhousefilms
Here is one of my latest dance choreos of KYLE- Blame. Worked around with lighting and cinematography alot, check it out!
Here is one of my latest dance choreos of KYLE- Blame. Worked around with lighting and cinematography alot, check it out! Give it a share if you would like too
After “Dave”, the hourlong tribute to David Bowie, Wim Reygaert comes with another movie about a larger than life pop icon: Michael Jackson. In “NEVERLANDING – A Bad Thriller”, we crawl into the mind of the world’s worst King of Pop impersonator. A pitch black comedy that ends with a lot of blood on the dance floor.
Our latest personal work, a dance short clip featuring Alesya Dobysh: https://vimeo.com/215643015
Dance as if no one is watching!
I hope you guys like it and feel inspired to share the message!
Hi! If you are in Berlin I will screen my two dance films
this thursday 22nd June at 8pm in Klickkino
Here the link!
“ALL ABOUT YOU” featuring choreography by Tara Cheyenne Friedenberg from her dance theatre show HOW TO BE: dancers Kate Franklin, Josh Martin, Bevin Poole-Leinweber and Kim Stevenson and music by THE ROYAL OUI (Adrienne Pierce & Ari Rosenshine). Director Allison Beda
“My Best Friend, According to Him” Directed by Logan Hall and Josh Anderson, Directed by Logan Hall and Josh Anderson, Performed by Brian Rad, Josh Anderson, Kasey Alfonso, Aurora Adachi-Winter, and Allison Law. Official Selection Choreoscope International Dance Film Festival, SF Dance Film Festival, Northwest Screendance Exposition, Midwest Independent Film Festival, and LA Comedy Festival.
A young girl’s internal struggle is expressed through a contemporary dance
The idea behind Pollyanna was born while I was working on my first film. After I won a number of awards for Routine, I realized that I now have the experience and resources to execute the idea. This is a very personal piece to me and I am dedicating it to my mother who has been living with MS for the past 10 years.
Our inner world is complex and we are subject to many emotions: sadness, happiness, excitement, fear, anger. Anger and fear can be destructive as much as they can be creative. I know that my mother is angry at her condition, and I know a lot of people with disabilities experience anger on a regular basis. But anger does not define them. Their disability does not define them.
The girl may be angry, frustrated, scared. But she is beautiful, tender, passionate, and talented. We need to be mindful of people’s emotions and differences while remembering to see beyond them.
Be mindful. Offer your support.
A dance short film by Marijn Celea & Julie Van den Enden
This short film is about a girls’ regular Friday and some challenges she is going through in Los Angeles.
From me to you, my video dance titled “60 pulses” :https://vimeo.com/158797524
Hey! I made a dance film. Please do feature 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KEIxtAERmw
Check out Hi-Glow Retro! A proof of concept short film for a feature film of the same name.
Tommy Ashby, a high school senior with severe social anxiety, decides to step out of his comfort zone to learn 70’s disco dancing. Will that be enough to grab the popular girl’s attention at the dance?
Featured on Short of the Week, No Film School, and Film Shortage.
A short dance film by James Wilkinson
Official selection FRAME and SFDFF
Preview: https://vimeo.com/237517875 For full video, please contact me by email: jenna[dot]mazur[at]live[dot]com
saturate, desaturate. to fill. to fill a void, empty. occupy it. give it presence. fade.
Sature was filmed in an empty space in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown. Built to house a restaurant that never happened, the space has been vacant since the beginning, 30 years ago. In a few months, after resting for so long, it will be converted to artist spaces for rent. I’m struck by the quiet, almost imperceptible life that exists in a space, “unused” for so long… and in love with the lingering ghosts of activity. What does it mean to fill this space? Was it every really empty?
Director/Choreographer/Dancer/Editor/Sound: Jenna Mazur
Cinematographers: Myles Regnier and Daria Mikhaylyuk
Filmed in Vancouver, Canada
We acknowledge that this was filmed on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples including the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
Sature premiered June 2017 at MO Show, Vancouver, BC Canada. Full length: 4min 21s
A dance film directed by Natasha Mynhier of 37 Laines. Choreography by Darrian O’reilly.
Deep Routed ‘Solace’ [Official Music Video]
A powerful contemporary dance performance exploring one women’s feelings of depression and isolation from the world.
Artist: Deep Routed
Director: Sasha Denny
Choreographer & Dancer – Magdalena Malone
I just published a video essay that looks at the use of dance & body movement by Greek film director Yorgos Lanthimos (Dogtooth, The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer): “Dance, Movement, Freedom, & Intimacy in the Films of Yorgos Lanthimos”: https://vimeo.com/239362011
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