Illustration: Adeline Pericart
The inaugural Limerick based international festival of screendance, Light Moves, has announced details of its open call for film submissions.
The festival will be the first of its kind in Ireland and is dedicated to the art of dance film and video art with movement as a central theme. Combining invited works and open submissions, Light Moves will showcase the unique diversity of movement on screen via a series of curated events in the exceptional setting of the Dance Limerick Daghdha Space. Light Moves is curated and directed by Mary Wycherley and Jürgen Simpson in collaboration with Dance Limerick and DMARC (Univ. of Limerick) with additional support from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance (Univ. of Limerick). It is a Limerick City of Culture legacy project and is produced by Jenny Traynor.
The festival will include feature length films, short film screenings, panel discussions, symposium speakers and an extensive mentored and technically supported Dance Film Lab. Full programme details will be announced September 1st 2014.
Light Moves invites filmmakers, choreographers and video artists to submit works for consideration for the forthcoming 2014 events. Submissions can be made via their website lightmoves.ie and the submission deadline is August 1stwith an early bird deadline of July 1st. Light Moves will award a range of prizes to both established and student works for those works submitted via the open call.
Full details available at: http://www.lightmoves.ie