© Mikki Kunttu, Auditorium Films


Initiated and organised by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre, dancescreen established itself as one of the world’s most important international dance film competitions with dance films acclaimed by leading experts as well as celebrated by the general public.

dancescreen takes place in cooperation with dance + dance film festivals and institutions committed to excellence in dance + film around the globe and provides creative talent with the opportunity to present their productions to an international crowd of industry specialists + dance enthusiasts for a chance to win one of the renowned dancescreen awards.

Since the dance film screenings are open to the public, the lively festival adds an element of spectacle, drawing large crowds between 500-1000 visitors as well as considerable international media attention + press coverage.
Moreover, dancescreen is the hotspot for the global dance + media industry and unites experts + practitioners in performing arts, filmmaking, distribution, streaming and broadcasting.

Benefits for dancescreen participants

  • Showcase your productions to an audience of business professionals + dance enthusiasts
  • Get listed in the comprehensive dancescreen catalogue, one of the most important publications for dance films worldwide
  • Be part of the video library and let programmers + buyers access your productions directly
  • Get a chance to win a prestigious, globally renowned dancescreen award and take your filmmaking career to another level
  • Take advantage of exclusive pitching opportunities to get valuable advice and to open up international collaborations + coproductions
  • Engage with the global dance film community and get in touch with international experts, decision makers + buyers
  • Benefit from the opportunity to network + exchange with other artists + producers from around the globe
  • Gain access to the IMZ, the international network for performing arts in audiovisual media
  • Get a comprehensive impression of what is going on in the dance film industry + experience the latest, state-of-the-art productions from all over the world

Subscribe to the IMZ Mailings to stay up to date with the upcoming editions!


Benefit from exclusive insights + opportunties with a thematic variety of IMZ Mailings to choose from.

By clicking "SUBSCRIBE" you consent that your data can be processed by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre for the purposes of processing your inquiry.