Light Moves 2021 Film Open Call

Wednesday, 10 March, 2021 - 10:31
WAHAWAEAO Screened at Light Moves 2018
WAHAWAEAO Screened at Light Moves 2018

Light Moves Festival of Screendance is excited to announce the opening of submissions for itd 6th festival taking place 23 – 26 September 2021 in Limerick, Ireland. The Open Call closes on 10 May 2021.

Open Call Notice for Film Submissions

Light Moves invites filmmakers, choreographers and video artists to submit screendance works for consideration for the forthcoming 2021 programme of dance film and video art with movement as a central theme. The festival will take place in Limerick, Ireland in venues across the city indoors and outdoors and online.

Light Moves welcomes works which embrace dance and all forms of movement through the art of film and video art. Submissions that attend to the unique potential of choreography, performance, cinematography and sound, as well as forms such as animation and computer modelling will all be considered. Unless otherwise stated, submission to the festival approves Light Moves to screen either in cinematic or online contexts.

Light Moves will award a range of prizes to both established and student works for films submitted. Prize categories include: Festival Prize for outstanding overall work, Most innovative use of Sound/Music (sponsored by Contemporary Music Centre), Outstanding choreography and/or performance (sponsored by Dublin Dance Festival) and Best National/International Student Work (sponsored by Irish World Academy of Music and Dance).

Closes 10 May 2021 | More info here.


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Dance Limerick exists to support the development of professional dance artists within the Limerick region and beyond.

Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick will advocate for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick will promote the creation of new and innovative work and will devise programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

Based at the premises of the former Daghdha Dance Company, Dance Limerick houses offices and a fully equipped studio space along with a separate performance venue known as the Daghda Space

Further information about facilities and opportunities for professional dance artists available from Jenny Traynor at