"Cinedanza Festival" is an International Screendance Contest and Festival. It'll take place in Modena (last weekend of October) and is organized by Drama Teatro, in collaboration with Ribalta Experimental Film Festival, ARCI Modena, FMAV (Visual Arts Foundation) and Emilia Romagna Teatro Foundation, supported by Comune di Modena

The aim of "Cinedanza Festival" is to promote screendance in Italy through a competition and a festival. You'll see films from all over the world and talk with dancers, choreographers, directors, video-makers and artists from Italy and Europe.
Lectures, meetings, screenings and much more!

Cinedanza Festival wants to become a point of reference for Italian artists and not only, a festival in which to deepen the screendance and the related arts.

This 5th edition has 2 juries and 2 sections.

For the "Screendance Award" there are the Expert Jury and the Young Jury.

The Expert Jury awards the following prizes:
1) € 800
2) € 400
3) € 200

In addition, the 3 selected films will be screened in other locations and festivals during the year.

The Young Jury will choose 2 films that will be screened together with the films chosen by the Expert Jury.

***
For the new section called "Screendance Dwelling", the "Expert Jury" will choose 1 film to be screened in other film festivals + a 100€ cash prize

***
SCREENDANCE AWARDS

- All Films must be submitted to the Cinedanza Festival by 31st August 2023

- The films will undergo a pre-selection by the Expert Jury together with the Artistic Committee. The organization will notify the results to the participants by 25th September 2023.

- Maximum film length is 10 minutes

- The films must be produced after 1st January 2021, we're interested in the last 2 years of screendance world

- The films have to be subtitled in italian or english

- ENTRY FEE 20€ (for Gold members 15€)

***
SCREENDANCE DWELLING

- All Films must be submitted to the Cinedanza Festival by 31st August 2023

- The films will undergo a pre-selection by the Expert Jury together with the Artistic Committee. The organization will notify the results to the participants by 25th September 2023.

- Maximum film length is 3 minutes

- The films must be produced, filmed and edited using the smartphone apps

- The theme underneath has to be "what is home to me?", "where is the place I dwell in?", that means the location is important.

- ENTRY FEE: NONE

***
> COMPLETE RULES <
COMING SOON at www.dramateatro.it/cinedanza/

> The Official Jury <
COMING SOON

> The Young Jury <
- Maximum 7 members
- Under 35 yo
- Chosen by Artistic Committee and FMAV (Higher Education School of the Modena Arti Visive Foundation - Photography Foundation)

_____
N.B.
By submitting your work to this festival, you give permission for us to screen the film at our official venue and to use your posters/trailers/marketing materials for the promotion of the festival.
Each author is responsible for the content of the submitted work and claims to be the owner of all rights (direct and indirect) of the work.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Ariane Mondo

    We're very glad to have our film "Asab" in the selection. Unfortunately our team wasn't able to attend in person, but communication with the festival's team was great. Thank you! ❤️

    November 2023
  • Naomi Kats

    Thank you for your patience, quick response and diversity of the festival. waiting for more and was happy to be part of the 5th edition of this wonderful festival!

    November 2023
  • Sue Schroeder

    Thank you for selecting The Unanswered Question to be a part of this festival! We had a great experience!

    November 2023
  • Amazing festival, congrats to all producers and participants! It was an honour to be part of Cinedanza!

    November 2023
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Gabriela! Hope to meet you with another work next year

  • Inge Theunissen

    I submitted my film to Cinedanza festival because it seemed like a friendly, dedicated festival with a heart for the arts in a beautiful region. What more can you ask for.
    Thank you for selecting and awarding Circular for the 2023 edition. Keep up the good work and someday I will visit your festival live. Many greetings, Inge Theunissen

    November 2023
    Logo
    Response from festival:

    Thank you Inge! We'll do our best to mantain quality and efficency. See you next year!