OPEN CALL: kNOwBOX dance Film Festival 2022

Submit your project to the kNOwBOX dance Film Festival 2022.

Where: Dallas, Texas, USA / Seoul, South Korea / Online

When: October 2022

Deadline for applications: May 1, 2022 – Earlybird Deadline / June 1, 2022 – Regular Deadline

In its 4th year as an independent film festival, the mission for the NBFF is to curate dance films that explore an innovative approach to collaboration, mixed media, and interdisciplinary filmmaking. These films are selected based on challenging the possibilities of what dance can look like in video form. The NBFF values experimental, multicultural, multigenre, and technological dance films. All films selected for the NBFF 2022 Official Selection will receive a monetary honorarium.

Open Call
Summer Short Series
A short film is a dance-related film 1:00 minute or less.
Selected films will be screened on @knowboxdance social media accounts for a limited time (August 6-7, 2022) and included in the NBFF 2022 Festival programming in October.

General Submissions
A dance film 2-15 minutes.

A documentary film is a dance-related documentary film 1-60 minutes.
If the film includes non-English narration, English subtitles are required. English scripts are required for all films.

How to apply:

Costs for participants: Summer Short Series Earlybird Deadline: $1 USD / Regular Deadline: $3 USD, General Submission Earlybird Deadline: $15 USD / Regular Deadline: $25 USD, Dance Documentaries Earlybird Deadline: $20 USD / Regular Deadline: $30 USD

Contact details:
Email: [email protected]
Instagram: @knowboxdance
Facebook: /knowboxdance

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