Cinedanza 2024

Starting from July 1st you can send your screendance film to the 6th edition of Cinedanza!

An international contest and event that this year is longer than ever: from October to December at Drama Teatro will be organized 4 or 6 evenings with screenings, performances, lectures, meetings...

There are 2 different section you can apply for:

1. The main section includes videodance short films with the following characteristics:

Cinedanza 5th ed. - Submit your screendance short film

Cinedanza has become a point of reference for artists all over the world, a festival in which to deepen the screendance and the related arts. You'll see films from all over the world and talk with dancers, choreographers, directors, video-makers and artists from Italy and Europe.

If you want to be part of it and get the chance to win one of the cash prizes, read the full rules and regulations and submit your screendance film now!

There are 2 sections and 2 juries:
Screendance Award

Cinedanza 4 - international contest & festival

The 4th edition of the most yellow international screendance contest & festival is here!

You can submit your screendance short film only on FilmFreeway, as usual. But starting this year there are 2 sections!


What we're looking for

  • films no longer than 10 minutes
  • produced after 1st January 2020
  • with subtitles in italian or english
  • with no thematic limits

What you get

Cinedanza, screendance contest and festival

Born in 2019, Cinedanza is the first screendance international contest in Emilia Romagna. 

Cinedanza Festival wants to

  • promote screendance in Italy through a competition that collects the news of national and international production;
  • give the opportunity to artists, videomakers and dancers to show their work in comparison with that of artists from all over the world;
  • develop new forms of dissemination and training of screendance and performing arts through seminars, workshops and meetings open to non-specialists;
  • promote forms of creative and original hybridization between performing arts, cinema and visual arts.

Cinedanza Festival - international screendance contest and festival

Cinedanza Festival is an international screendance contest and festival that take place in Modena every year at the end of October.

We're looking for short screendance films

- Deadline 24th August 2020

- The films will undergo a pre-selection by an artistic committee. The organization will notify the results to the participants by 20th September 2020.

- Maximum film length is 10 minutes

- The films must be produced after 1st January 2017

- The films have to be subtitled in italian or english


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