Dance Camera West 15th Annual Call For Submissions

15 Years 15 Venues 15 Styles of Dance & Still Growing

Dance Camera West is thrilled to announce its 15th Annual Dance Media Film Festival call for submissions. We welcome dance media in any dance style or genre. Categories include: short films, feature length, documentary, animation and interactive dance media.

Highlights include: Live performances, 3rd Annual CalArts Emerging Artists Competition, Virtual Interactive Dance, and the 5th Annual Dance- Along. Past venues include: The Music Center, REDCAT, MOCA, The Getty Museum, LACMA, Hammer Museum and Grand Park.

Important Dates for festival submissions:
Final Deadline: February 1st, 2016
Festival Notifications will be sent via email by March 1st, 2016
Festival takes place in June Dates TBA

Dance Camera West Festival Entry Fee:
Members submit for FREE
Non-members fee $60

To Be Considered for the festival, the following are required:
Completed DCW entry form Membership or entry fee
Link of entry (passwords optional)
Entries longer than 20 minutes must be submitted by DVD

Festival Entry Regulations For Festival Submissions

1. Entrants must submit an online version of their entry for work less than 20 minutes. Passwords are optional. A Pro Res, Blu-Ray compatible version of film entries will be requested if entry is invited into the festival.
2. Works over 20 minutes will be accepted by DVD and should be mailed to the following address postmarked by January 31, 2016. Please include a printed copy of your entry form and DO NOT REQUEST signature confirmation by Dance Camera West. When sending media through customs, please designate: “Film for Festival- No commercial value.  Send to:


3. DCW is given the right to use excerpts from you work in all DCW promotional materials.
4. DISCLAIMER/LIABILITY: Every effort will be made to protect entries while in the Festival’s care; however, the festival and its sponsors do not assume liability for damage or loss of media.

To submit your film please go to our website: