// Next FEST NW + Next Dance Cinema //
NEXT FEST NW 2013: TOUCH + NEXT DANCE CINEMA
ABOUT Next FEST NW
Next Fest NW is Velocity’s new works series celebrating what’s happening in contemporary dance, movement-based performance and dance cinema in the Northwest. Next Fest NW was established to support new work and investigate different approaches to dance. Through Next Fest NW Velocity aims to foster a robust dance art community where artists have access to facilities, support and creative exchange
Each Next Fest NW presents 3-6 performance artists or collaborative teams, selected through a curated application process, for three public performances. Next Fest NW artists are fully produced in Velocity’s Founders Theater, receive up to 12 hours of free studio rehearsal time, receive a guaranteed honorarium; and benefit from promotional, administrative and technical support. (*Note: Next Dance Cinema is a separate application process.)
Next Fest NW artists are fully produced in Velocity’s Founders Theater and receive up to 12 hours of free studio rehearsal time and also benefit from promotional, administrative and technical support and a guaranteed honorarium. Proposals for installations, and nontraditional performance also welcome.
Who can apply?
- Current residents of WA, OR, ID, MT, AK, BC over the age of 18.
- Contemporary choreographers and dance-based performance artists at all stages of their careers.
Next Dance Cinema
SUBMIT A FILM TO NEXT DANCE CINEMA
Submission Deadline / November 4, 2013
For the first year Next Dance Cinema will be accepting submissions from around the globe! Artists are invited to submit innovative examples of screen dance that reflect the body in motion or dance-based performance. Next Dance Cinema is part of Next Fest NW, Velocity’s annual new works series celebrating what’s happening in contemporary dance performance and cinema. Selected works will be screened at 7 pm on either December 9 or 10 at the Northwest Film Forum.
Video will be accepted in the following categories: staged work remade for the camera (not documentation), choreography created specifically for the camera, as well as the moving body articulated through animation and new media. All work must be no longer than 30 minutes in length. Next Dance Cinema artists benefit from the promotional, administrative and technical support of Velocity and Northwest Film Forum.
Who can apply?
- Current residents of WA, OR, ID, MT, BC over the age of 18 / no fee
- National + International artists over the age of 18 / $10 submission fee