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The 7th Annual Greensboro Dance Film Festival welcomes artists with dances for camera or dance media in any style or genre  to submit completed works for consideration. This year’s festival  is particularly interested in films that explore issues of Race, Place and Identity created through the prism of film. We are also interested in artists of color who work both in front and behind the the camera as this year's festival will culminate with a celebration during Black History Month. The films will be presented in multiple venues which include a live opening performance and party, a collaboration with the NC Dance Project  programs and the newly renovated Greensboro Performance Space. The 2022 Festival Programming will also have screening and workshops in the newly renovated UNCG School of Dance spaces. Additionally, this years Touring Program will travel to Corciano, Italy where we are producing an independent screen dance festival in collaboration with the Corciano Minister of Culture, Francesco Mangano, along with community stakeholders. GDFF continues to work with and build upon strong relationships with community stakeholders and this year we endeavor to expand those relationships even in our current global climate. The pandemic has forced us to evolve and re-evaluate the mission and priorities of the festival and we do this with artists and community in mind.


Greensboro Dance Film Festival proudly accepts entries via, the world's best online submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits, and more.



Deadlines & Dates

Early bird Deadline:  October 15th  2022

Regular Deadline: January 21st 2023


Notifications -  September 30th 2021

Opening Event dates  -  October 30th - November 6th 2021

Exact location and event times TBA


General Rules

1. Films must be no longer than 15 minutes.

 2. Films must have a production date of 2018 or later.

3. Submissions accepted thru FilmFreeway only.




Selected films will be requested in their native frame rate in Quicktime format using ProRes or ProRes HQ codecs.




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