Celebrating the body in motion through film
Festival Of Recorded Movement, or F-O-R-M, was created as a platform for all movers and filmmakers. My name is Sophia Wolfe and I am an emerging contemporary dance artist whose practice also includes dance-on-screen making. As I continue to develop and explore this genre of work, I am realizing that film is a such a relevant medium today more than ever, and is a universal tool that is being used to showcase movement across all genres. Many athletes, dancers and other movement practitioners are turning to the power of film as a way to show creative and engaging perspectives of their own movement forms. So, with all this said, F-O-R-M is a space and platform to celebrate and acknowledge these young artists and bring them together to inspire and share across disciplines. We all have something to offer, and I have hopes that F-O-R-M will build a broader community of peers who share in this common interest and pursuit.
We are a Vancouver-based festival, but encourage National and International applications as well!
F-O-R-M is set to be happening June 17th-19th at the Vancity Theatre in Vancouver, BC.
Call for submissions is now closed!
Please check back for our 2016/17 call for applications
Thank you so much to everyone who submitted to the first year of F-O-R-M! We received many submissions across the globe and are thrilled to review all of your incredible work! Please stay connected with us as we start planning workshops and activities closer to the event! You can sign up for our newsletter here, and follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for regular updates.
F-O-R-M looks to present films that deliver strong imagery of the human body in action, explore the limitlessness of our physical capacity both creatively and athletically, and offer a sense of choreographic investigation between camera and movement, regardless of the form. In addition, we are looking for innovative concepts, exceptional camerawork and cinematography, usage of experimental editing styles, or post-production effects that bring added layers to the subject matter.
How do you define movement? What is your definition of movement, and how do you portray this within your film practice? We want to see your ideas and concepts around the theme of Recorded Movement, and to challenge our definition as you see fit.