[dance-tech] moves07, 12-17 June, Manchester Metroploitan University

  • From: Chris Ziegler <cz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 10:37:26 +0200

moves07, 12-17 June, launches programme! Tickets go on sale Friday 01 June

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moves07 LAUNCHES programme online:
6 days of films, talks, workshops, parties in MANCHESTER AND THE NORTH WEST, 12-17 JUNE 2007

Manchester-based moves returns for the third year as the largest UK platform for screen-based workexploring movement in the form of dance films, interactive installations, animation and experimental shorts and more...

Over 6 days, moves07 will host a panoply of visual delights from all over the world and welcome international filmmakers, industry professionals and academics to partake in a 2-day conference, screenings, discussions and workshops, and debate the ever-expanding boundaries of the medium.

Highlights of the fest include:

8 international screenings of recent work from animation shorts and music videos to more experimental work, documentary and fiction films;

a historical journey expounding the development of movement on screen including a programme curated by the influential French ‘Cinemateque de la Danse’ and an homage to American dance film innovator, Maya Deren;

the world premiere of an interactive installation by North West artists Bex and Mark Haig;

daily panel discussions to address industry and content issues such as the commissioning of dance films for TV channels (Dance Films on the Small Screen - part 1);

a 2-day conference on 'Choreography on Screen';

live events including a live film score by a Mancunian-Parisian duet and a closing night of electronic mayhem and syncopated visuals;

as part of our special highlight on new French and German work, several renowned artists such as Chris Ziegler (ZKM), Xavier Baert (French Cinematheque de la dance), Gwendaline Bacchini and Christian Gaupner (Passages/HUmatic) will also join to deliver talks and workshops.

Tickets go on sale FRIDAY 01 June

Make sure you get your festival pass or single tickets: click here to visit the box office page.

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