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February 24, 2007



Call for Submissions

VideoDance started seven years ago as an international dance film festival, but soon it widened up to include more kinds of experiment on movement and the moving image. Celebrating this year its 7th edition, it welcomes your entries on dance films, experimental film using movement as its main material, performance, video-performance, video-installations and live improvisation on image and sound. VideoDance2007 will take place in Athens and Thessaloniki from May 18 to 25. Deadline for submissions is March the 10th (10/03/2007).

VideoDance gained its reputation as a mind-expanding festival at the crossroads of new media, enhanced cinema, visual arts and performing arts, thanks to its subversive and visionary programming. The festival is considered to be a thought provoking place of encounters between artists from different backg! rounds a nd the audience.

You may submit any kind of experimental movement based film, and also any dance film (fiction, stage-studio recording, camera re-work, documentary, choreography for the camera etc.), produced between 2004 and 2007.

You may also submit your projects: performance, video-performance and other experimental projects, installations or video-installations based on body and movement, live audiovisual improvisation on electronic music and image.

Please download the entry forms and conditions of participation at VideoDance2007 or ask for them to videodance (@) filmfestival.gr

Please e-mail the form first and then send a printed copy along with your films or projects on DVD.

Christiana Galanopoulou
VideoDance artistic director
Thessaloniki International Film Festival
9, Alexand! ra's Av.
114 73 Athens
T: 0030210 87 06 000
F: 0030210 64 48 143
E: videodance @ filmfestival.gr

A few more details about VideoDance:

VideoDance was founded by its actual artistic director, Christiana Galanopoulou. It is funded a! nd organ ised since 2000 by the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (www.filmfestival.gr), one of the major film institutions in Greece, part of the Greek Ministry of Culture. The festival is non competitive and non-commercial. However, it supports and encourages the production of dance films in Greece, through a funding scheme, project|exchange. For information on the festival’s past editions, please click on ARCHIVE at your right in the initial page of the site. The festival collaborates with several dance and film international festivals, archives and cultural institutions and it is a member of the Dance and Media Festivals International Network (www.media-dance.com).

Posted by jo at February 24, 2007 11:44 AM