Category Archives: screenings/events

UMove Online Festival and a New Blog Coming Soon!

Dear Friends,

We are very close to having the UMove Online Videodance Festival up here and ready for viewing for the entire month of October. At the same time we will be launching a brand new Move the Frame blog! We’re just putting on the finishing touches, so please check back soon! Continue reading

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UMOVE Online VideoDance Festival beginning October 1st!

Bringing our Videodance Film Festival directly to your computer, lap top, and mobile phone! At the festival link ( audiences can view the selected program and browse the complete catalogue of over 50 festival submissions. Attend the Launch party in NYC October 4th and celebrate these artists. Enjoy an evening of music, dance performances, and selected dance films during our 7:30 and 9:30 screenings.

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Movement Media’s Fall Calendar and Programs

Movement Media is happy to announce:

* Kinetic Cinema Film Screenings each Month in 2009
* UMOVE Festival Screening & Launch Party on October 4th
* Workshops on Filming Dance in 2009
* Kinetic Cinema Screenings and Workshops at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia.
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Announcing UMOVE Online Videodance Festival

Pentacle’s Movement Media announces the First Annual UMove Online Videodance Festival from October 1-31, 2009 on the web and at select screening locations across the US and around the world in 2009-10. Continue reading

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The Future of Video on the Net and What You Need to Know

The Open Video Conference was a two-day gathering of more than 800 global leaders in technology, business, public policy, art, and activism to explore the future of video on the web. Entrepreneurs, thought-leaders, technologists, policy-makers, hackers, academics, and others spoke to promote the Open Source Video Movement and shared the ways in which they are pushing the boundaries of online video technology. Continue reading

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Program Notes from Boris Willis’ curated Kinetic Cinema

We wanted to provide you with the program notes and videos that Boris Willis presented at Kinetic Cinema, on June 10th at Chez Buskwick. Since his program was about dancevlogging, all the videos he showed are available online, which we have provided the links to. Coincidentally, Willis organized his videos along the theme of amateur/professional, fitting perfectly with our first Weekly Videodance Contest. Continue reading

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Final Kinetic Cinema of the Season!!!

Join us for the last Kinetic Cinema of the season featuring Boris Willis, a dancer, choreographer, video-maker and blogger based in Washington DC. Willis will explore the phenomena of dance vlogs (video blogs about dance) and present works by of some of the most notable and prolific dance vloggers today. Continue reading

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Using Choreography in Cinedance

By Dawn Paap Given all the possibilities of dance on screen, choreographers for the camera have a multitude of ways to keep us astonished.  Fortunately, the creative interaction between film technique and dance are endless.  In the emerging field of … Continue reading

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Creating a Lexicon for Screendance

If you are obsessed with dance film, as I am, you probably notice dance pop up all the time in mainstream media – in commercials, music videos, movie musicals, experimental films, and even in the middle of sitcoms. All of these are established genres in which dance has and continue to thrives in today, so why bother establishing a separate category for dance film that no one knows about? Continue reading

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Internet killed the Video Star: An Evening at Monkey Town

On April 24th Movement Research presented “Internet Killed the Video Star”, a night of dance video work created by performers, choreographers, and visual artists was as part of their Spring Roll Call festival at Monkey Town in Williamsburg. Continue reading

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