Emotion and Soul 
a Short Film Festival 

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Emotion and Soul: A Short Film Festival

 

Join Emotions Physical Theatre for an outdoor evening of soul food and short films created by local and international artists.

 

Event Information

 

In Person: 

Date: Saturday, August 7th, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Location: Diddy’s Soul Food - 32 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY 10901 (outdoors)

Entry Fee: $10

Prix Fixe Menu including 1 beverage: $20

Additional drinks and hookah available for an additional charge.

 

Online:

August 7th-August 20th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Information

 

In-Person: 

Date: Saturday, August 7th, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Location: Diddy’s Soul Food - 32 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY 10901 (outdoors)

Entry Fee: $10

Prix Fixe Menu including 1 beverage: $20

 

Online:

August 8th-August 20th



 

Application Information

 

Emotions Physical Theatre in collaboration with the Rockland Arts Council is accepting applications for Emotion and Soul: A Short Film Festival. This film festival celebrates physical theatre films that combine movement with storytelling. 

 

Preference will be given to films that include both movement and theatre and films that include artists residing in Rockland County, NY, and the tri-state area. We value diversity and encourage all interested artists to apply. All accepted films will receive feedback on their work and be eligible to win prizes. Each accepted entry will also receive two tickets to the live presentation on August 7th, 2021.

 

Application Fee: $20

Application Due Date: July 17th, 2021

Film Due Date: July 24th, 2021

Notification of Acceptance: August 1st, 2021

 

Contact: emotionsphysicaltheatre@gmail.com


 

Application Instructions

 

 1. Apply by July 17th, 2021 (you may submit a written description with a work sample or a final film)

2. Submit a final copy of the film in Mp4 format via WeTransfer link to emotionsphysicaltheatre@gmail.com

 

Judging Criteria

 

The four following categories will be emphasized as outlined below:

 

Choreography and Movement Design - Does the movement in the film demonstrate shape, musicality, and creative compositional design? Is the style of movement unique and the movement well crafted? Does the pacing of the movement match the theme? Is the movement integrated well with the story or theme?

 

Cinematography - How do the angles, use of focus, camera movement, and shot choices contribute to telling a story or enhance the design of the film?

 

Visual Design - Are elements such as costumes, props, and locations well-chosen? How does any use of color or special effects contribute to the film? Is the overall composition and visual appeal interesting and appropriate to the theme?

 

Narrative and Thematic Design - Does the film tell a compelling story or illustrate a clear theme? Does it approach its subject in a creative or nuanced way?

 

Prizes:

1st Place Adjudicated - $500

2nd Place Adjudicated - $250

3rd Place Adjudicated - $100

Live Audience Choice - $100

Online Audience Choice - $100

Best Choreography and Movement Design

Best Cinematography

Best Visual Design

Best Narrative and Thematic Design

 

Resources for Artists

 

Filming and editing with high-quality cameras is available on a first-come, first-served basis at a rate of $200/day for any artists interested. Contact Shawn Rawls at emotionsphysicaltheatre@gmail.com for more information and to arrange dates.

This years Applications are closed