Stéla produces in Saint-Étienne the DesArts//DesCinés venue exploring Dance & Cinema with an annual highlight in the frame of a Festival programmed in Spring.

For our 6th edition organized from 18th till 30th april 2016, DesArts//DesCinés Festival launchs its second International VideodanceCompetition, inviting professional directors and choreographers to propose their HD film around the theme of “The Rail”, with a maximum length of 20 minutes.

Best videodances will be selected to be screened and proposed to a vote for a jury composed with Dance and Cinema professionals. The winners will have their films screened in the frame of the Festival European partners network.

You can send us your videodances on DVD or through digital (internet Youtube, Vimeo links… adapted for the pre-selection or through Wetransfer to the email address mentioned below). Thank you for mentioning the title of your film, the director’s name, your mail and your cell/phone number whenever you send it.

 Careful: for those who send a physical support, thank you for sending also a obliterated envelop if you want us to send you back your DVD after the Festival.



Genre: Videodance

Theme: Rail

Duration: 20 minutes max (including credits)

Quality / Format: HD, 4/3 or 16/9, any format type .avi, .mov, .mp4…

Languages: if there are dialogues in your film, original version with French subtitles are demanded in order to open the screening to deaf people

Copyrights: your videodance should be free of any screening/diffusion rights in the frame of the Festival

Deadline video sending + application form: 18th march 2016 midnight (with postmail stamp proof)

Mail for films sending:

Address for post mail: Association Stéla / 9 Place Jean Ploton 42000 Saint-Étienne – F

Price: creation residency in Saint-Etienne for your next videodance project

Final screening and ceremony: Thursday 28th of april 2016 – Cinéma Le Méliès Jean Jaurès (art&essay) within the frame of DesArts//DesCinés Festival #6







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