MDFL2018 BACK TO BASICS: RHYTHM & FRAME 16.-19.8.2018

 

 

 

 

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

MDFL 2018 –  BACK TO BASICS: RHYTHM AND FRAME

Malakta Dance Film Lab

Marlene Millar & Philip Szporer  16th – 19th August 2018

Art Factory Malakta, Malax, Finland

Malakta Dance film Lab (MDFL) is an established international gathering of dance film makers, choreographers and dancers at Art Factory Malakta. The MDFL gives participants the opportunity to explore the dance film genre both hands-on and in-depth, through collaborative experimentation and creation in an open and inspiring atmosphere opening up new ways of working with dance and film. Art Factory Malakta, in collaboration with the Regional Dance Centre of Ostrobothnia has been arranging intensive dance film labs since 2012.

MDFL2018

The laboratory is led by the Light Moves Festival Prize for Outstanding Overall Work (2017), CINEDANS 2nd Prize (2018) and the Dance for Camera Audience Award  (2018)  winners  Marlene Millar (CA) and Philip Szporer (CA), co-directors of the Montréal-based dance-media company, Mouvement Perpetuel.

The theme for the Lab 2018 is Back to Basics: Rhythm and Frame An opportunity for directors and choreographers dedicated to the field of dance film to put their practice to the test by exploring the fundamentals of dance on screen.  Marlene and Philip will open the door onto their creative process and inspire participants to put their ideas into production, develop technical skills, and jumpstart their creativity.

Bring your imagination!

WHO: Choreographers/dancers and film-makers

WHEN: Thursday 16.8 at 16:00 – Sunday 19.8 at 16:00

WHERE: Art Factory MALAKTA, Malax, 25km South of Vaasa

COST:  300€

Accommodation 20 € per night in cosy shared accommodation in the residency apartment and spaces of Art Factory MALAKTA

FOOD: Meals are not included however a hospitality-style kitchen is available for use by residents.

HOW TO APPLY:

When applying please include:

  • Your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and website
  • A statement on your interest in this workshop (1/2 page maximum)
  • Your bio (½ a page maximum) or CV (2 pages maximum)
  • A link to online video of your artistic work – if available

APPLICATION DEADLINE       

Monday 25.6.2018

Send applications to: annika.sillander@pohjanmaantanssi.fi

All applicants will be notified no later than 29.6.2018.

If possible participants are asked to bring their own equipment including: Cameras, editing equipment, and an external hard drive.

Participants must attend the whole workshop.

The workshop will be in English.

Additional information:  Regional Dance Centre of Ostrobothnia, Annika Sillander:

+358 45 1364372 or annika.sillander@pohjanmaantanssi.fi

OBS: Regionala danscentret i Österbotten erbjuder max 3 subventionerade platser på kursen för aktörer i regionen. Kontakta danscentret om du vill ansöka om en subventionerad plats.
Alla kan ansöka om stöd från AVEK. Länk till ansökan hittar du HÄR. Märk att deadlinen är redan den 8.5. Man får ansöka om stödet fast man inte ännu blivit erbjuden en plats.

The Dance Film Workshop is realized by Art Factory MALAKTA and the Regional Dance Centre of Ostrobothnia.

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