Dance Films Association is the catalyst for the production, presentation, and preservation of dance on camera.

Applications listed here are both rolling and by deadline. If an application does not appear, it is because the application has not yet opened. 

Ends on October 31, 2016

Looking for funds for your next dance film in either development, production, or post-production? Please submit this application. Once we receive all submissions, our selection panel will meet and notifications will be sent out in mid December 2016.

Grant Application Window:
Opens: October 1, 2016 at 12:00am EDT
Closes: October 31, 2016 at 11:59pm EST

Individual Membership to Dance Films Association is required to apply for the Production Grant.
For a full list of requirements for this application and instructions for signing up as an Individual Member, please click here or visit:

Ends on November 30, 2016

Individual and Student Members

Moderated Screenings are a service provided for artists to present raw footage, drafts, works-in-progress and newly finished films to their peers for artist-centered, constructive feedback. Submissions are accepted on a first come, first served basis and depends on how many works have been submitted. Must be a DFA member or have attended Dance Film Lab to submit your work. Pieces should be less than 10m (excerpts acceptable) and should be submitted via an online link, preferably Vimeo.

Visit our website for Moderated Screening schedule. DFA will contact you a few weeks prior to the screening if we have space for you in the program. 

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Individual Members

Looking for your dance film project to be sponsored film project to be Fiscally Sponsored by Dance Films Association? Please submit this application. Once we've received your submission, you'll get an email requesting to schedule a phone call or meeting to review your application.


Rolling submission.

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