Inspired Dance Film Fest Australia Kicks Off in November
Inspired Dance Film Fest Australia is a nationwide dance on film festival, providing a platform for dancers, choreographers, and filmmakers to explore their creativity on film. The Festival is a fusion of dance and film, combining the two genres of artistic expression to showcase choreography in a short film format. Whilst the focus is on nurturing Australian talent, International submissions are also included.
Festival co-founders, Ian Knowles and Rohan Seinor, both highly seasoned professional dancers who boast extensive careers both nationally and internationally, felt there was an unseen opportunity in Australia to celebrate dance on film, and their desire to give back to the industry they love.
The inaugural Festival will be held at Hoyts Cinema Paris, Entertainment Quarter, Sydney, Sunday 8 November 2020. Tickets for the Festival will go on sale later in the year.
Early Bird film submissions open Saturday 29 February.
Inclusivity being one of their core values, Ian & Rohan have a specially dedicated section of the festival for films made by full-time dance schools, tertiary performing arts schools, and part time private dance studios.
Attendees of the Festival will enjoy a showcase screening of finalists, and announcement of winners at the Festival Gala, and Schools Gala.
"With so many talented dancers and choreographers in this country, I am thrilled to be an ambassador for this brand new event in the Australian dance calendar. I wish Ian and Rohan the greatest success with Inspired Dance Film Fest Australia. I can't wait to see it grow and flourish" said IDFFA Ambassador Todd McKenney.
The Festival is also supported by ambassadors Kelley Abbey, Aaron Cash, and Stephen Tannos.
For more details visit www.idffa.com.au