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IdeasTap Shorts Info

Further information about the flmmakers behind the six IdeasTap/DANCE:FILM creative brief winners whose films are being screened at the special screening/panel discussion event on Sunday 13 November at 13.30 at Filmhouse. The event is FREE but ticketed. Please call the Filmhouse box office on 0131 228 2688  or go to the box office in person to get your ticket. For more info about the event, please click here

In this stunningly shot short by Hamish Anderson, an abandoned house in an agricultural wasteland is the setting for stirring visions of the past, as a tap dance resonates conjures up memories of a previous visit to this gloomy site.

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Montage film by Rosie Whitney-Fish and Tim Head who asked various artists to interpret one of Merce Cunningham’s statements and weaved them all together to make a single film in which a solo dance is interspersed with friezes and an assortment of disquieting footage.

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In this excellent synthesis of video and performance, Mauricio Quevedo uses a split screen to tell the story of two bodies meeting and separating, both physically and through some nifty editing.

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They haven’t noticed yet, but they’re part of an enormous Japanese cheerleading sequence. Animator Miho Lomon has responded to the Japanese tsunami crisis by making stop motion animation, using simple poses and people of all ages to create a dance for the nation.

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Bold shapes and minimal colour characterise this gravity-defying piece by Aurora Fearnley, whose dance film tells the story of a woman trapped in limbo, in the grey hinterland of movement.

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