Inspired Dance Film Festival – Workshop
Join award-winning filmmaker Ryan Renshaw from Kiosk Films as he takes a deep dive into the process of dance filmmaking. In his masterclass he will cover conceiving screendance, the collaborative relationship of choreographer and director, planning coverage for choreography, working with crews, the importance of location in screendance, the strengths and weaknesses of film compared to live
performance, the use of sound, duration considerations, essential understandings of filmmaking, use of narrative within screendance, choreographer as screen director, rethinking dance for screen from the dancer’s perspective and understanding the power of post-production. This is a must for budding dance filmmakers and existing filmmakers who want to expand their knowledge.
With guest speaker Claire Marshall.
The masterclass will conclude with an open Q&A.
Ryan Renshaw is an accomplished multi-award winning film and television director based in Brisbane. His career began in the 1990’s where he worked as a director for MTV in Australia, the United States and Latin America. He has completed more than 80 music videos and worked as creative director for INXS.
Over the past 5 years he has turned his attention to Screendance. His 7
screendance works have been screened at over 100 international film festivals including the prestigious San Francisco Dance Film Festival and Screendance International in Stockholm, and won the Jury Prize at the 2020 LA Dance Film Festival, the Grand Prix Nuria Font, Best International Film at Spain’s 2021 Fiver
International Dance Film Festival, the Jury Prize for Best Film at 2020 Zinetika Festival in Pamplona, San Sebastian and Bilbao, Best In Show at Inspired Dance Film Festival, Best Film at the NoWhere Festival in Seoul and the Audience Prize for Best Film at the 2020 Inshadow Festival, Portugal. Renshaw’s most recent film ‘Sapient’ is an ambitious fashion film crafted over a six-month period and involving many hundreds of hours of VFX work. It recently was the winner of Best Visual Effects at the acclaimed La Jolla International Fashion Film
Festival in San Diego, USA.
- Full pensioners, Queensland Government Seniors Card holders, MEAA members, full-time students, children 16 years and under, and unemployed (Health Care card holder) persons (National Seniors Card not applicable).
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