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Cooperation with dancescreen

The IMZ is committed to strengthen + connect the global performing arts film industry and thus regularly partners up with dance + dance film festivals and organisations dedicated to promoting dance + film to deliver dancescreen as part of a larger festival.

By contributing its international network and longstanding expertise, the IMZ is able to heighten the international appeal + reach of the partnering festival and to provide valuable opportunities to participants like the globally renowned dancescreen competition and exclusive pitching sessions.

Moreover, such cooperations offer fruitful opportunities for mutual learning + exchange between the IMZ Community and the respective partnering institutions, takes advantage of synergies and provides impetus for future initiatives aimed at supporting the dance film industry.

Cooperating partners of dancescreen are:

  • Dance + dance film festivals that want to showcase artistic excellence in dance film production from around the globe
  • Dance + dance film festivals that want to enhance their programming by incorporating a prestigious competition
  • Festivals + organisations that want to expand their global thinking + reach, raise their profiles on an international level and establish sustainable networks with key market players from around the world
  • Events + organisations committed to supporting young + emerging talent in dance film production
  • Events + organisations that want to stay on the pulse of current developments in the performing arts + media industry

Testimonials + Previous Partners

Previous dancescreen editions were hosted in cooperation with emerging + established dance film festivals and institutions committed to excellence in dance + film around the globe:

  • TANZRAUSCHEN Festival Wuppertal (2019)
  • FRAME – The London Dance Film Festival presented by the Ballet Boyz in Kingston upon Thames/London (2016)
  • San Francisco Dance Film Festival in San Francisco (2013)
  • Cinedans – Dance on Screen Festival in Amsterdam (2010)
  • Holland Dance Festival + Filmhuis Den Haag in The Hague (2007)
  • South East Dance Limited in Brighton (2005)
  • Monaco Dance Forum in Monaco (2002)


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