With a wide international outreach and a strong impact on careers dancescreen is one of the most prestigious international dance film competitions. Out of all preselected films and across all submission categories the dancescreen Jury announces the award winner of 'Best Film' and 'Best Student Film'. Films and cannot be submitted for these categories.
AWARD FOR BEST FILM
The Award for Best Film honours the best of all dancescreen films across all categories.
AWARD FOR BEST STUDENT FILM
The Award for Best Student Film honours the best of all dancescreen student films across all categories.
The dancescreen film competition honours excellence in dance film production: The jury evaluates submitted films on originality, choreography and dramaturgy, technical execution, production design as well as meaning and message. Films can be submitted for the following award categories:
A - LIVE PERFORMANCE RELAY AND CAMERA RE-WORK
Multi-camera relay/capture of a live dance performance and adaptation of an existing choreography
B - ANIMATION
C - SCREEN CHOREOGRAPHY
Choreographic work specifically created for the screen, including experimental films and narrative fiction.
Subcategories are divided in:
Up to 5 minutes
Up to 15 minutes
Over 15 minutes
D - DOCUMENTARY
Profile of and artist, a choreographer, a dance company, a choreographic process, a dance history or other related subjects. English subtitles are needed if the language spoken is other than English.