kNOwBOX dance Film Festival (NBFF) is an international dance film festival that will premier in Dallas, Texas, USA and Puebla, Mexico followed by an international spring tour.

kNOwBOX dance seeks to curate a festival of dance films that deconstruct the body and experiment with elements within a specific site to challenge the possibilities of what dance can look like in video form.

This festival seeks dance films that explore;
1. Deconstructing the body by challenging the musculoskeletal structures that support one’s body in motion.
2. Engaging with aesthetics in a contrary way to western contemporary dance conventions. 3. Using elements within a specific site as a ‘collaborative partner’ to expand possibilities generating movement.

Who is kNOwBOX dance:
kNOwBOX dance is a digital dance company that re-envisions the process of art making and sharing. We strive to say NO to the BOX. The box symbolizes the boundaries and confines that limit connections. In this company, we facilitate a multiplicity of possibilities of viewing and perceiving art.

MAKE + SHARE = CONNECT
This company practices, encourages, and challenges aesthetic experience through...

MAKING: education/creation/research
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SHARING: social media Evolving Laboratories/Dance Behind the Screen Podcast/NB Film Festival
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CONNECTING: We expand boundaries using the digital space to support the making and sharing of art fostering a safe space for experimentation and conversation.

kNOwBOX dance -
FACILITATES A GLOBAL PRESENCE FOR ARTISTS TO MAKE, SHARE, AND CONNECT WITH ART.

Cover image designed by kNOwBOX dance, pictured- Eylin Aguilar, Tara Baker, Ashlea Sovetts, Reyna Mondragon

AWARDS
+ #NBFF Official - all selected films
+ #NBFF AttentionGrabber - audience selected film
+ #NBFF Visionary - selection committee voted

PRIZES
+ “Official NBFF” laurel
+ Social Media & Website Feature - promoting filmmaker social media and website links
+ NBFF “#AttentionGrabber” guaranteed interview on our Dance Behind the Screen Podcast

+ Maximum length of 10 minutes
+ Deconstructing the body by challenging the musculoskeletal structures that support one’s body in motion
+ Engaging with aesthetics in a contrary way to western contemporary dance conventions
+ Using elements within a specific site as a ‘collaborative partner’
+ Expanding possibilities of how to generate movement
+ Challenging the possibilities of what dance can look like in video form
+ Each film submitted will be screened by our NBFF selection committee
+ Each entry must include high resolution film stills/photos with submission (please include photo credits)
+ Each entry must include filmmaker/artist current location
+ Each filmmaker is responsible for holding copyright permission for any elements used in the film
-https://opensourcemusic.com/
-https://soundformovement.com/home
-https://www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music
+ Selected films must provide film in QuickTime format or MP4
+ Selected films must provide additional marketing materials upon request
+ Submission fee paid (Earlybird- $15, Regular $25)