2016 DANCES WITH FILMS AWARD WINNERS AT CLOSING FESTIVAL GALA
“VIRTUAL REVOLUTION” And “NEXT STOP” taking top prizes
(LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 13, 2016) The Dances With Films, the paradigmatic Film Festival in Los Angeles announced their Awards winners at Sunday’s Awards Gala and the closing night of its 19th Festival edition. This year’s Dances With Films (DWF) showcased an exceptional and diverse group of filmmakers premiering 161 films, with the competitive lineup including 16 narrative features and 31 short films. The 47 competitive films line-up with a record 47 premieres – 22 World, 3 North American, 1 US premieres, 15 West Coast, 2 California, 1 Los Angeles, and 3 Southern California.
IT WAS JUST A LOOK by Khayyam Khan, won DWF’s 2015 Cinema Vortex Challenge sponsored by Blackmagic Design. This utilizes the amazing technology of Blackmagic Design’s URSA camera featuring a 4.6K Super 35 sensor with global shutter.
What’s more remarkable about this winning short (one of 7 shot during the 2015 festival)? It was shot in less than an hour using only available light from 2 poster boxes outside the Chinese Theatres. WATCH ALL THE FILMS
FILMS MADE FOR KIDS and FILMS MADE BY KIDS Dances With Kidz! returns for year 3!
DWF is thrilled to announce the 3rd Edition of DANCES WITH KIDZ! Sitting beside her big sister at the Chinese Theatres in June 2016, DWK presents the most creatively inspired, kid and family focused films by professionals AND young auteurs alike on the indie circuit.