Light Moves Open Call 2017 is now closed.

The Open Call for film submissions takes place from March to May each year, please check back in 2018 for details on how to submit. 

Submission Details 2018
(Submissions are open from 02 MARCH to 26 may)

Filmmakers, choreographers and video artists may submit for consideration screendance works which embrace dance and all forms of movement through the art of film and video art. 

Prizes are awarded to both established and student practitioners for works submitted via the Open Call. 

Works which ARE considered 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 (see Terms & Conditions).
  • Student films in which the director and/or the choreographer is a registered student on a course up to and including MA level.

In addition to films which embrace dance, submissions that reflect the unique potential of choreography, performance, cinematography and sound, as well as alternate forms such as animation and computer modelling, will also be considered.  While previously screened works are accepted, recent works will be given particular consideration in the selection process.

submissions for 2018 to be made via filmfreeway

Submissions for Light Moves 2018 should be made via FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more.

Before you submit, be sure to read our Terms and Conditions.