Submissions for the 4th annual 40 NORTH Dance Film Festival in San Diego, CA are now open: May 1 – July 31 (regular deadline) and August 28 (extended deadline).

Where: San Diego, CA

When: September 21st–October 6th 2018

Deadline for applications: July 31, 2018 (regular deadline); August 28, 2018 (extended deadline)

40 NORTH Dance Film Festival is open to films at any length, especially those that utilize a breadth of different filmic and dance styles or techniques to display movement using the screen or frame as a stage.Different criteria for the films chosen to be presented in 40 NORTH include: quality of image, sound, choreography and dance; with attention on camera choreography and innovative use of editing techniques, as well as cultural relevance, social consciousness & awareness. We believe that the films submitted and selected from around the globe reflect back to us: our place as movers and artists in an evolving, diverse and complex world. We select films based on both technical quality and creativity – We value an array of expressive content whether it is abstract, aesthetic, social, political, environmental and/or other. We are looking for films that upend standards and shift perspectives.

Feel free to contact us with any questions.

To submit your film visit our website: OR apply directly on Film Freeway:

Submission cost ranges from $10–$35

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