From February 11–14, Dance Films Association and Film at Lincoln Center co-present the 2022 Dance on Camera Festival, celebrating the festival’s 50th anniversary.
When theaters shut down last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, even dance film festivals were forced to pivot away from in-person screenings and towards online streaming. The 48th annual Dance on Camera Festival in July, co-presented by Dance Films Association and Film at Lincoln Center, was held for the first time in a completely […]
Back when Robbie Fairchild graced the cover of the May 2018 issue of Dance Magazine, he mentioned an idea for a short dance film he was toying around with. That idea has now come to fruition: In This Life, starring Fairchild and directed by dance filmmaker Bat-Sheva Guez, is being screened at this year’s Dance […]
“The art was telling me that things had to change. And they had to change big. Something I created needed to die off. When the company was at its height, when it was at its most successful, I closed it down.” These puzzling words are spoken by choreographer Trey McIntyre in Gravity Hero, his new […]
Who says you need fancy equipment to make a festival-worthy dance film? Right now, two New York City–based dance film festivals are calling for aspiring filmmakers to show their stuff—and you don’t need anything more cumbersome than a smartphone to get in on the action. Here’s everything you need to know about how to submit: […]
From the over-the-top antics of Fancy Free to the stylized realism of West Side Story, the discomfiting world of The Cage to the poignant humanity of Dances at a Gathering, the work of Jerome Robbins redefined what American dance could be. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of his birth, ballet companies across the country are […]