Contact Dance Film Festival is dedicated to sharing innovative new films from around the world with Portland's growing dance audience. Long-form or short, aggressive or whimsical, from established or emerging artists...Contact is an open and inclusive forum designed to advance the art form of dance on film, and thereby the art of dance itself.

Contact Dance Film Festival is a collaboration between BodyVox and NW Film Center. BodyVox is an internationally touring contemporary dance company based in Portland, Oregon that has made numerous short films, winning multiple international awards. NW Film Center is a regional media arts organization founded to encourage the study, appreciation, and utilization of the moving image arts.

Now in it's fifth year, Contact Dance Film Festival presents films from around the world in a three day, multi-venue festival.

Audience Choice Award
BodyVox will poll the audience through written ballot to select an Audience Choice award winner.

Contact Dance Film Festival may use still and brief moving images in promotional material.
Contact Dance Film Festival may provide press with preview links (non-downloadable on Vimeo)

Overall Rating
  • Nicholas Rowe

    Great, innovative festival and really good communication throughout.

    July 2019