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Rogue Dancer Film accepted into DepicT! super-short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters Film Festival

Rogue Dancer Journal is  proud to announce our 1 minute film, After The Reign: Confusion, has been selected for the DepicT! Short Film Competition in Bristol U.K.  This Rogue Dancer will be attending. You can view all the super-short films and VOTE here. DepicT! is Watershed’s international short film competition that, since its creation by Brief Encounters in 1998, has been challenging filmmakers to create 90 second ultra-short masterpieces. The focus is on uncovering emerging international filmmaking talent, which shows originality, imagination and the ability to engage in just a minute and a half. Much has changed in the worlds … Continue reading Rogue Dancer Film accepted into DepicT! super-short filmmaking competition as part of Encounters Film Festival

“After The Reign: Confusion” wins Best Performance Art 180 Award @ Avalonia Festival III

We have a few award winners already announced with much more to come. Let’s start with our (for films three minutes and under in run time) for Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully and her After The Reign: Confusion starring Sharon Carelock.  “After the Reign: Confusion is a wonderful display of … Continue reading “After The Reign: Confusion” wins Best Performance Art 180 Award @ Avalonia Festival III

(DIY dancer) Encore: Dance on Film Pushes For New Audiences and Community

Four years ago, EnCore: Dance on Film Curator and Adjudicator, Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully, realized that there wasn’t a convenient place carved out for dance on film in Atlanta. Tarrazi-Scully was formerly a staff member for Core Dance, a contemporary dance organization with home bases in Atlanta and Houston. Tarrazi-Scully began her career as a dancer and transitioned into film and arts administration after becoming a mother. Her work has led her to believe dance on film is essential to bringing dance to a wider community: “I have always said, in regards to dance being a somewhat unapproachable art form, that it isn’t that people don’t ‘like’ dance, it’s that they don’t know anything about it. Seeing a dance performance is not something people think about on date night. I am thrilled that dance artists are finding success in this medium [film], and it is becoming a shareable entity. Now people can research, see cutting edge contemporary artists or historical works and fall in love the way I did in my formative years.” Continue reading (DIY dancer) Encore: Dance on Film Pushes For New Audiences and Community