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in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Call for submissions: 1st International Videodance Competition – DesArts//DesCinés Festival (France)


For its fifth edition, the DesArts//DesCinés Festival (May 23-30, 2015) launches an international videodance competition, inviting professional directors and choreographers to submit their HD films on the theme of memory (maximum length is 20 minutes).

The best of the videodances will be selected to be screened and submitted to a vote by a jury composed of dance and cinema professionals. The winners will have their films screened as a part of the Festival European partners network.

You can send your videodances on DVD or through digital (Vimeo, Dailymotion links, etc. or through Wetransfer to the email address mentionned below). Please enclose the title of your film, the director’s name, your email address and your cell/phone number.

The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2015.



Genre: Videodance
Theme: Memory
Duration: 20 minutes max (including credits)
Quality / Format: HD, 4/3 or 16/9, any format type .avi, .mov, .mp4, etc.
Languages: if there are dialogues in your film, it is required to supplant the original version with French subtitles 

Copyrights: your videodance should be free of any screening/diffusion rights in the frame of the Festival

Deadline + application form: April 30, 2015

Mail: [email protected]

Address: Stéla Association – 3 rue de la Résistance 42000 Saint-Étienne / France

Prize: creation residency and companionship on the production and dissemination of your next videodance project

Prize ceremony: 24th may 2015


To find out more, please visit the DesArts//DesCinés Festival website.