Screen Dance International partners with ArtLab J to bring screendance shorts and artists from around the globe to Detroit Dance City Festival, on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at the Detroit Institute of Arts. At the intersection of dance, film, music, and the visual arts, SDI aims to stretch the imagination through adjudicated screendance shorts that are sometimes serious, sometimes funny, but always timely and inspiring. Founded by Joanna McNamara, JMc/Productions, SDI is a screendance festival highlighting a wide range of dance genres including urban street dance, post modern dance, contemporary dance, world dance, ballet, dance theatre, jazz, experimental dance, animation and tap dance. (Cover photo: "Akasha," courtesy of Sean Wirz.)
Dance films must be under 10 minutes in length, with a production date of 2016 or later. We invite all artists to participate and encourage submissions that merge dance with film in any dance genre or style.