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The Big Dance Shorts 2012 series was commissioned by Channel 4, Big Dance and the British Council, and presented in association with BAFTA.
Big Dance Shorts is a partnership between Channel 4 and Big Dance that aims to stimulate new and creative collaborations between dance and film professionals, creating the opportunity to produce new and imaginative works for film.
THE HOLLOWAY LAUNDRETTE – in a sleepy laundrette a curious girl follows a mysterious young man through the door of a washing machine…
Directed by Felix Harrison & Kate Prince and Choreographed by Kate Prince. Produced by Tom Booth for Contented Productions.
VIDA LONGA – visually rich and culturally loaded, Vida Longa is an intimate journey, a simple game, between one of the oldest and youngest Capoeira Masters in history. Directed by Bertie and Choreographed by Ponciano Almeida. Produced by Vicki Banwell for Bertie Films.
THE CLICK – two men embark on an epic physical journey evolving before your eyes. They seek to define and express the symbiotic relationship between rhythm and movement…or do they? A witty and lighthearted wink at contemporary dance! Directed by Heather Eddington and Choreographed by Pete Shenton & Tom Roden of New Art Club. Produced by Donna Harry & Nikki Parrott for Tigerlily Films.
DOUBLE TAKE – inspired by real-life events, Double Take is a story of family rivalry and reconciliation along a trail of forgotten memories. Directed by Sam Hodges and Choreographed by Ben Duke. Produced by Sophie Vickers for Greene Light Films.