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SF Dance Film Festival Call for Submissions

San Francisco Dance Film Festival announces 15th anniversary open call.

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    Film still from "Swan Lake: a new choreography by Angelin Preljocaj" directed by Tommy Pascal © Photo: JC Carbonne

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    Film still from "Wintersweet on the Snow" directed/choreographed by Cuiying Li © Photo: Cuiying Li

  • San Francisco Dance Film Festival 15th Anniversary, Brava Theater | Copyright: © Photo: Reneff Olson Productions

    San Francisco Dance Film Festival 15th Anniversary, Brava Theater © Photo: Reneff Olson Productions

This year, San Francisco Dance Film Festival (SFDFF) enters its fifteenth year of presenting innovative and impactful dance films. One of the most influential dance film festivals in the world, SFDFF is a biannual, multi-day international event showcasing the best in dance film from across the globe. We consider dance-based films of all lengths, genres, dance forms, and budgets, featuring filmmakers from all corners of the world. The festival aims to champion films that stand out as risk-taking and evocative.

In addition to being presented on our internationally recognised platform, selected films will be considered for independent jury awards and for the SFDFF touring reel to reach audiences around the world.

All styles and lengths will be considered. Filmmakers, producers and distributors are encouraged to submit within the following categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Live Performance Film, Narrative Film, Screendance Short, Art/Experimental, Student Film and Extended Reality (XR).

San Francisco Dance Film Festival runs 16-20 October, 2024. Submissions are now open and are accepted through 16 April; late deadline is 8 May. All films will be considered for both fall 2024 and spring 2024 festivals.

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