Dance Tag Archive

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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Kezia Barnett Crafts a Poetic Vision of Nurses Reborn for Experimental Dance Film ‘Nurse Me’

Art & Fashion, Premiere

29th April, 2021

Kezia Barnett describes her decision to shoot 100fps when capturing the tactility of skin for her experimental dance film 'Nurse Me'.

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Vincent René-Lortie Navigates the Emotions of a Seven Year Old Through Krump in Dance Film ‘Sit Still’

Art & Fashion

15th April, 2021

Vincent René-Lortie explains his desire to focus in on the underestimated power of childhood expression for his Films.Dance short 'Sit Still'.

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NONO Deconstructs Conventional Portrayals of Disability with Liberating Dance-Doc ‘Toke’

Documentary

26th March, 2021

NONO tells DN about the lengthy conversational process that shaped 'Toke' — an intimate dance portrait exploring pain, disability and liberation.

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Giulia Achenza Explores the Cyclical Nature of Life in Enigmatic Momoni Fashion Film ‘Fenice’

Art & Fashion

17th February, 2021

Inspired by global events and the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, 'Fenice' director Giulia Achenza explains how she used the fashion film to explore rebirth.

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High Culture Meets Subculture in Emilie Norenberg’s Contemporary Dance Film ‘Voguing With Beethoven’

Art & Fashion, Music

14th January, 2021

Emilie Norenberg shares the experience of modernising classical music for 'Voguing With Beethoven', her dance film commemorating the famous composer.

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Saad Moosajee Animates a Dancing Series of Otherworldly Renaissance Vignettes for Joji Music Video ‘777’

Animation, Music

7th December, 2020

Saad Moosajee walks us through the complex technical skills he needed to master when creating the motion-captured animated Renaissance vignettes of '777'.

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An Exiled Author Is Thrown Into a Dance With His Inner Demons in Alexandre Richard’s ‘Autonome’

Music

3rd December, 2020

The story of a writer's descent into isolated madness is conveyed through dance in Alexandre Richard's prescient music video for Mada Mada's 'Autonome'.

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