Episode 110 | Dance Film Festival Programming w/ Dance Camera West

Join co-host YeaJean and the Executive and Artistic Director of Dance Camera West, Kelly Hargraves, as they talk about programming a dance film festival. Kelly discusses her experience reviewing, programming, and producing a dance film festival that has been around for over 20 years. (27:46)


[0:20] The Team says welcome back and introduces the Executive and Artistic Director of Dance Camera West, Kelly Hargraves.


[2:08] Topic: Behind the Scenes of Curation

  • [2:38] YeaJean asks: “How has Dance Camera West changed over the past 20 years?”

  • [5:08] YeaJean asks: “How do you curate with that [mission and vision of the organization] in mind?”

[2:08] Topic: Publicity & Partnerships

  • [11:29] YeaJean asks: “How do you find an audience?”

  • [13:43] YeaJean asks: “Do you have any advice for the emerging dance film festival artistic directors?”

  • [16:34] YeaJean asks: “What do you expect about the future of dance film festivals?”


[24:18] YeaJean asks:

1- If you had to recommend a resource to our audience what would it be?

[24:48] YeaJean asks:

2- What was the first dance you saw?

[23:49] YeaJean asks:

3- Do you think social media has a positive influence on the dance world (yes or no)?

  • It definitely has an effect

[23:57] YeaJean asks:

4- What is your favorite social media platform?

  • Facebook

Recommended Resources:

Submit Your Film to the kNOwBOX dance Film Festival

Watch the 2021 kNOwBOX dance Film Festival

Connect with Dance Camera West & Kelly Hargraves

Instagram: @dancecamerawest

Facebook: /DanceCameraWestFilmFest

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjlZIk2FLuorBQMYDy6pujQ

Website: http://www.dancecamerawest.org

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