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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.

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Cash Honorarium
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+ 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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OPEN CALL | Video Dance Showcase




Companhia de Dança de Almada is organizing the 30th edition of Quinzena de Dança de Almada – International Dance Festival, a large forum for performance, dance, and interaction, to be held in Almada (Lisbon, Portugal) from September 22 to October 9, 2022.

Professional choreographers, dance companies and video directors are welcome to submit their projects to be presented in the Video Dance Showcase, to be held between September 22 and October 9, 2022.

With a spirit always open to new challenges, the festival develops a policy of inclusion, open to different types of performance, supporting new creators, alongside initiatives in view of spreading the appreciation and practice of Dance among different audiences, in a perspective of active interaction with the community.

Created and organised by Companhia de Dança de Almada, this festival offers not only performances, but also other activities related to dance, such as workshops, meetings, training and sharing activities, exhibitions, digital performance and video dance. The performances take place in formal or informal spaces, establishing possibilities of dialogue with the urban architecture and with the audiences.


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