Dance Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

Colby Day Traverses the Archetypal Romantic Journey of a New Relationship in Dance Short ‘Lead/Follow’

Colby Day explains how he practically translated his intimate play, about a couple experiencing new love, into a free-flowing dance short.

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Documentary

Jacob Lee’s BAFTA Short ‘A Drifting Up’ Offers a Cathartic Montage of City Life & Human Connection

Jacob Lee tells us how dancing as a means of stress relief became a self-shot, BAFTA-nominated documentary about overcoming depression and anxiety.

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Art & Fashion

Nat Gee Traverses the Ebbs and Flows of an Intense Anxiety Attack in Experiential Short ‘Waves’

Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

An Infinite Queue Is Formed in Ben Kadie’s Technically Mind-Blowing Surreal Dance Short ‘Ahead, Behind’

Ben Kadie and JA Collective break down the process of developing the trippy infinite queue effect featured in their surreal dance short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Corina Andrian Creates a Mesmerising and Unconventional Stop-Start Culture Clash Dance Film With ‘Dancen’

Corina Andrian explains how she used improvisation, the inspiration of everyday city life and a dreamlike logic for her startling dance film.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Three Strangers Cross Paths and Reshape Time in Alexander Stamatiadis’ Audiovisual Dance Short ‘THORN’

Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.

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Art & Fashion

Phillip Kaminiak’s ‘Circle’ Is a Lively Dance Indictment of the Endless Hustle and Bustle of Metropolitan Life

Phillip Kaminiak walks us through the concentric imagery, stunning drone shots and bustling city atmosphere which characterises his compelling dance piece.

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Art & Fashion

VERSUS Exquisitely Thread Together The Australian Ballet’s Rich History of 60 Years of Movement in ‘Beyond Words’

Directing duo VERSUS talk to DN about building an original zoopraxiscope to give life to unique archival images in their celebratory dance film.

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Art & Fashion

Kevin Kim Evokes the Cinematic Sensibility of Wong Kar-Wai for His Sumptuous Fashion Film ‘Capsule 003′

Kevin Kim tells DN how he conjured the hazy, wide-angled look of Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together and Fallen Angels for his Alex S. Yu fashion short.

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Art & Fashion, Premiere

Yú Reframes Masculinity Through a Feminine Gaze in Experimental Social Satire Short ‘Flowers While You’re Here’

Yú explains how the transition in her experimental dance short from 16mm film to digital is emblematic of her themes of gender fluidity.

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Animation

The Journey of Human Existence Is Seen Through the Eyes of AI in Riccardo Fusetti’s Short ‘Generation’

Riccardo Fusetti unpacks the expansive, mind-melting AI-generated imagery of his dazzling rotoscoped journey through human existence.

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Music

Spirits Awaken in an Estranged Crimson World in Hannah Doerr’s Mystical Infrared Music Video ‘RUINS’

Hannah Doerr speaks about the meticulous tests and setup that underpinned the otherworldly infrared look of her Butoh dance music video.

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