Dance Tag Archive

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 Film.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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Viktorija Vrublevska Explores the Process of Separation of Mother and Daughter in Short Dance Film ‘Sepa’

Art & Fashion

4th November, 2020

Viktorija Vrublevska discusses combining sea, concrete and dance in 'Sepa', her experimental exploration of the process of mental separation from parents.

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Ignas Laugalis Blurs the Boundaries Between Fantasy & Reality in Fever Dream Music Video ‘Dusktime’

Music

1st September, 2020

Ignas Laugalis takes DN inside the low budget 25 hour shoot day behind Beyond the Wash's neon-drenched fever dream of a music video 'Dusktime'.

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Edy Recendez Traces the Origins of Dance Back to Its African Roots in Celebratory Short ‘Movement for Change’

Documentary

18th August, 2020

Celebrating that much of today's dance originated in Africa, Edy Recendez's 'Movement of Change' offers up the hope of greater cultural understanding.

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Self-Love Is the Cure for a Broken Heart in Dan Lesser’s Vibrant Coming of Age Short ‘Come on Eileen’.

Live Action, Premiere

28th July, 2020

Battling a depressed mental state and a broken heart, Dan Lesser's 'Come on Eileen' sees its troubled protagonist dance her way to salvation.

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Adi Halfin Blends Dance and Documentary to Reveal the Turmoil of Romance in Music Video ‘Lost Horse’

Documentary, Music

20th July, 2020

A dancer-choreographer duo, and real-life couple, document their romance in lockdown for Adi Halfin's remotely-created music video 'Lost Horse'.

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Ben Dean on Filming the Variety of Quarantine Experiences in his Diverse ‘Shelter in Place’ Dance Video Series

Music

16th July, 2020

Ben Dean shares his experience making music video series 'Shelter in Place', 7 diverse one-shot dance films that explore the range of emotions in lockdown.

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