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Episode 104 | Capturing A Lived Experience in ‘Why I Dance’ w/ Andreas Strand Renberg

On this episode, Azaria talks to Andreas Strand Renberg about his dance documentary short “Why I Dance”. His film was an official selection and award winner in the NBFF 2021. (26:07)


[0:41] The Team says welcome back and introduces filmmaker Andreas Strand Renberg.


[2:44] Topic: The Making of “Why I Dance”

  • [2:00] Azaria asks: “Can you tell us why you created ‘Why I Dance’?”

  • [5:36] Azaria asks: “Have you always been interested in dance in film?

  • [7:11] Azaria asks: “Can you talk a little bit about how this experience was different from your previous experiences?”

  • [9:43] Azaria asks: “Do you do a lot of storyboarding before you start your process? Or are you not a storyboarder?”

[10:41] Topic: Capturing a Lived Experience on Film

  • [10:41] Azaria asks: “Did you find storyboarding was helpful this time around?”

  • [12:45] Azaria asks: “What are some important ideas to keep in mind when documenting a lived experience?

  • [15:09] Azaria asks: “When is the opportune moment to do that, to capture something on film?

[20:48] Topic: Does Social Media Influence Your Art?

  • [20:48] Azaria asks: “Does social media influence any of your art-making?”

[20:30] Azaria asks:

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

[21:28] Azaria asks:

2- What was the first dance you saw?

  • Riverdance

[21:37] Azaria asks:

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

  • Yes

[1:01:20] Azaria asks:

4- What is your favorite social media platform?

  • Instagram

Recommended Resources:

Connect with Andreas Strand Renberg

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