The kNOwBOX dance Film Festival (NBFF) is an international dance film festival with multi-country live screening events followed by an international spring tour.

Where: Dallas, Texas, USA and Seoul, South Korea

When: December 2020

Deadline for applications: September 15, 2020 – Earlybird Deadline, October 15, 2020 – Regular Deadline

NBFF is interested in curating dance films that explore an innovative approach to collaboration, mixed media, and interdisciplinary filmmaking. NBFF seeks dance-related films that challenge the possibilities of what dance can look like in video form. This year for NBFF 2020, we will open three categories;
+Short Series- Current Issues Dance Shorts (BLM, COVID-19, Equity, Social, Environmental, Political, other issues)
+say NO to the BOX- Dance Film General Submission
+#Dancebehindthescreen- Dance Documentaries

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How to apply:

Costs for participants:
Short Series Earlybird Deadline: $1 USD
Regular Deadline: $3 USD,
Dance Film General Submission Earlybird Deadline: $15 USD
Regular Deadline: $25 USD,
Dance Documentaries Earlybird Deadline: $20 USD
Regular Deadline: $30 USD

Contact details:

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