Dance Tag Archive

Sebastian Hill-Esbrand Extols the Need to Proudly Celebrate Diverse Womxn Bodies & Spirits in ‘Booty Freedom’

Art & Fashion

22nd October, 2021

Sebastian Hill-Esbrand explains why his celebratory dance short spurred him to build a female-centric team of collaborators in front of & behind the camera.

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Nature, Movement & Fashion Coalesce in Felicia Manning’s Restorative Dance Film ‘The Best Ain’t Happened Yet’

Art & Fashion

14th October, 2021

Director Felicia Manning takes DN inside the creation of her joyous experimental dance ode to the liberating sensations of freedom, nature and lightness.

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Caraz Straddles the Gap Between Childhood & Adulthood in the Surreal ‘Do Butterflies Remember Being Caterpillars?’

Art & Fashion

12th October, 2021

Caraz discusses the unpredictable and childlike choreography behind her surreal dance exploration of the dichotomy between childhood and adulthood.

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Life Is a Journey Not a Destination in Christopher Hanany’s Free-Flowing Spiritual Dance Short ‘The Way’

Art & Fashion

6th September, 2021

Christopher Hanany talks to DN about the benefits he found in trusting his performers and embracing their spontaneity for spiritual dance short 'The Way'.

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Tony Wang Encourages Us to Share Our Inner Emotions Through One-Take Dance Short ‘Kindred Bodies’

Art & Fashion

17th August, 2021

Tony Wang reveals how the creative distillation of his dance film resulted in its emotive choreography being captured in a single observational shot.

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A Battle of Bravado Ensues Between Cyclists in Ben Marshall’s Comedy ‘MAMILS (Middle Aged Men in Lycra)’

Live Action, Premiere

11th August, 2021

Ben Marshall walks us through the advantages he found of structuring his comedy short's hectic shooting day to allow for the magic of improvisation.

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Jaime Dezcallar’s ‘A Body Is’ Skilfully Celebrates the Work of a Forgotten Spanish Genius

Art & Fashion, Music

2nd August, 2021

Striking composition and deconstructed flamenco dancing, Jaime Dezcallar explains how he brought Antonio Jose Martinez Palacios' music to the modern era.

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Raw Environments Expose True Human Nature in Kevin McGloughlin & Jacob Jonas’ ‘Weakness of the Flesh’

Art & Fashion

7th July, 2021

Co-Directors Kevin McGloughlin & Jacob Jonas talk to DN about the organic and collaborative process behind surreal dance short 'Weakness of the Flesh'.

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Luca Spreafico Explores the Narrative Soul of a Fashion Film Through an Intense Therapy Session in ‘Alex’

Live Action, Premiere

2nd June, 2021

Luca Spreafico explains his decision to incorporate dance in 'Alex' his experimental film which physically explores the lasting effects of childhood trauma.

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Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah Composes a Powerful Celebration of Black Women in ‘To the Girl that Looks Like Me’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

24th May, 2021

Ewurakua Dawson-Amoah discusses challenging the practice of cultural appropriation in her poetic NYU thesis film 'To the Girl that Looks Like Me'.

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Cynical Smile’s ‘Waves’ Showcases the Same-Yet-Different Beauty of Human Motion and Repetition

Art & Fashion

13th May, 2021

Cynical Smile walks DN through the process of shooting 1000fps on Freefly's new camera to capture the nuanced motions of his short dance film 'WAVES'.

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Torben Loth Takes an Exploration Into Manhood and the Internal Struggle With Self in Dance Short ‘Torn’

Art & Fashion

6th May, 2021

Torben Loth explains the importance of thematic synthesis between environment and choreographed movement for his primal dance short 'Torn'.

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