We are committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe.
Dance Camera West is a 501(c)(3) dance media arts organization.
Join us and submit a film for the 16th Annual Film Festival. We welcome dance media in any dance style or genre.
Learn about the Dance Camera West and CalArts Emerging Artist Competition Award.
We offer a range of sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival.
16th annual film festival
April 20–23, 2017
UCLA's Royce Hall and Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, California
The 16th Annual Film Festival marks our continued passion of bringing together diverse communities to experience dance through the intimate medium of film.
“No venue or series offers a more exciting array of major international choreographers… Stunning in its variety… Powerful performances…Consistently surprising… Funny, sexy and endlessly resourceful…”
The Los Angeles Times
Dance and Cinema
Dance Camera West aspires to awaken and infuse the public mainstream with a desire for critical creative programming. The vision of DCW is to present the visual language of dance on screen in a way that stretches the imagination and changes the way we think about dance.
The Dance Camera West Dance Film Festival showcases many forms of dance including modern dance, post modern dance, world dance, tap dance, dance theater, ballet, hip-hop and practically all dance that has been captured on film in a way that is of quality and essential value.
Support our mission to foster and promote the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe.
Dance Camera West Supporters are visionary benefactors who recognize the innovation of dance media and the vital role it plays in the future of education and the arts.
Become a member
Be part of the dance film community. Free screenings and tickets throughout the year. Promotional eblasts.
There are a variety of corporate sponsorship opportunities for the 2017 Dance Camera West Dance Media Film Festival. We also have a wide range of opportunities to promote your business or organization through placing an ad in our 16th Annual Festival Program.
Submit your film
Call for Submissions Open!
New festival dates April 20–23, 2017
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