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View the short short films from UK, Spain and Brazil amongst the awards in the 2019 DepicT!

Films from UK, Spain and Brazil shared the glory in this year’s Depict – Watershed’s 90 second filmmaking competition – at the recent Encounters Short Film Festival from a shortlist selected from over 1200 entries from 61 different countries. Continue reading View the short short films from UK, Spain and Brazil amongst the awards in the 2019 DepicT!

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

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. 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…” Continue reading (DIY dancer) Encore: Dance on Film Pushes For New Audiences and Community

Rogue Dancer Productions Presents: MOVEMENT:  An ARTS Crossover Event (Third Friday Durham Dance Series)

DURHAM, N.C. – Rogue Dancer Productions, a dance film and arts events production company, will present a new Third Friday Durham Dance Series event in December.  This is an evening of MOVEMENT:  An ARTS Crossover Event and will feature 5 artists, all from Durham and the surrounding Triangle and Triad regions. Event will take place at Empower Dance Studio, 109 W. Parrish St.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. for art viewing.  Performances will begin at 8 p.m. and repeat at 9 p.m. on the third Friday of December.  Audiences will be able to watch performances for free, similar to other Third Friday Durham offerings. Artists always appreciate donations to support the work they do. Continue reading Rogue Dancer Productions Presents: MOVEMENT:  An ARTS Crossover Event (Third Friday Durham Dance Series)