*Open Call 2018 now closed*

Light Moves Festival of Screendance is excited to announce the opening of submissions for our fourth festival taking place 8 – 11 November 2018 in Limerick, Ireland.

Open Call Notice for Film Submissions

Light Moves invites filmmakers, choreographers and video artists to submit screendance works for consideration for the forthcoming 2018 programme of dance film and video art with movement as a central theme.  The festival will take place in Limeick, Ireland at venues across the city including Dance Limerick  and Belltable. Submissions can be made via FilmFreeway.com 

Deadline (extended): Monday 23 April 2018

Light Moves will award a range of prizes to both established and student works for films submitted via the Open Call.

Submission Guidelines

Works considered shall include:

-          Long films exceeding 20 minutes duration to be presented in a cinematic context

-          Short films not exceeding 20 minutes duration to be presented in a cinematic context

-          Documentaries (please see terms and conditions)

-          Student films in which the director and/or the choreographer is a registered student on courses up to and including MA level degrees

Works for the cinematic context will be presented at scheduled screenings with the facility to screen in HD, up to 2.39 widescreen and in stereo or 5.1 surround sound.

Light Moves welcomes works which embrace dance and all forms of movement through the art of film and video art.  Submissions that attend to the unique potential of choreography, performance, cinematography and sound, as well as alternate forms such as animation and computer modelling will all be considered. 

Please note: In 2018 Light Moves will curate installations by invitation only. Therefore, unlike previous years, Light Moves will not be accepting installation type submissions via the open call.

Film Submission Fees:

Student:              €20.00 / US$21.00
Professional:      €25.00 / US$26.50


How to submit your film:

Submissions should be made via FilmFreeway.com

Please read the Terms & Conditions prior to submitting your film.

Queries regarding film submissions can be made via info@lightmoves.ie