On our second episode of ‘dance film’ month, your co-host YeaJean interviews Belgium dance artist and filmmaker, Antoine Panier. In this episode, we go behind the screen and talk about his multi award-winning film Making Men. Making Men was an official selection for the kNOwBOX dance Film Festival in 2019. Antoine’s film was audience voted the #NBFFAttentionGrabber in Dallas, Texas USA and #NBFFVisionary by our judging panel. In this episode you hear Antoine’s thoughts on masculinity, advice for emerging dance filmmakers, and his experience on the NBFF 2020 jury.
This week on DANCE BEHIND THE SCREEN PODCAST…
[0:28] YeaJean introduces Antoine Panier
QUESTIONS WITH ANTOINE PANIER
[2:05] YeaJean asks: “First, I would love to congratulate you on your film, Making Men being voted by the audience in Dallas, Texas, USA as the #NBFFAttentionGrabber. We are also please to share your film was selected as the #NBFFVisionary by our judging panel. With that said, could you tell our audience about your film who hasn't seen it yet?”
[3:08] YeaJean asks: “Can you tell our audience about your film, Making Men? For those who haven’t seen it yet?”
[5:58] YeaJean asks: “How long was the pre-production part?”
[13:58] YeaJean asks: “How do the dancers feel during this process? What does it mean to be a man? What defines masculinity? Throughout this process how has this definition been changed?”
[18:40] YeaJean asks: “What message did you want to deliver to the audience through Making Men?”
[21:30] YeaJean asks: “What kind of feedback did you receive from the audience and critics?”
[23:50] YeaJean asks: “You mention this choreography was performed on stage. How does that look different?”
[26:40] YeaJean asks: “I would like to talk more about the post-production part. Can you talk more about what this looks like? Did you have any challenges?”
[32:36] YeaJean asks: “You are currently serving on the NBFF 2020 jury. Can you share your evaluation standard? What kind of films capture your interest?”
[37:51] YeaJean asks: “Can you talk more about the camera work part?”
[39:49] YeaJean asks: “Do you have any advice for emerging dance film artists?”
[42:30] YeaJean asks: “How do you say NO to the BOX?”
[47:30] YeaJean asks:
1- If you had to recommend a resource to our audience what would it be?
2- What was the first dance you saw?
“A ballet called ‘A Bag of Cats’”
3- Do you think social media has a positive influence on the dance world (yes or no)?
4- What is your favorite social media platform?
#AntoinePanier Recommended Resources
Company- Dunia Dance, https://www.duniadance.net
Instagram, @jacobjonasthecompany, https://www.instagram.com/jacobjonasthecompany/
Instagram, @nunes.art, https://www.instagram.com/nunes.art/
Instagram, @ndtdance, https://www.instagram.com/ndtdance/
Connect with #AntoinePanier