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kNOwBOX dance Film Festival 2022 Open Call



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
kNOwBOX dance Summer Short Series (NBSSS)
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 in early August 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 required for all films.

Prize Summary: 
Cash Honorarium
Prizes Details: 

+ All films selected for the NBFF 2022 Official Selection will receive a monetary honorarium
+ “Official NBFF” laurel
+ Social Media & Website Feature: promoting filmmaker social media and website links
+ NBFF “#Visionary” guaranteed interview on our Dance Behind the Screen Podcast
+ 2022 NBFF Visionary Award Stipend
+ Complimentary Tickets/Passes (2 per selected filmmaker)


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