2015 Dance Film Forum
The San Francisco Public Library hosts the 2015 Dance Film Forum as part of the San Francisco Dance Film Festival (October 8 – 11). Dance filmmakers from around the world will be present for a discussion about their films and their ideas for development in the field.
Moderated by Ellen Bromberg & Lynette Kessler
Saturday, October 10, 2015 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco
Ellen Bromberg is a choreographer, media artist, curator and educator. Her choreography and films have been seen nationally and internationally, and she has received numerous awards and grants for her work including a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, a George Soros Commission Award, three Bay Area Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and a University of Utah Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award among others. A recently appointed Distinguished Professor in the Department of Modern Dance, Professor Bromberg is the founding director of the first Graduate Certificate in Screendance at the University of Utah.
Lynette Kessler is a producer, media consultant, curator and founder of Dance Camera West Dance Media Festival. Recipient of the Lester Horton Furthering the Visibility of Dance Award, Alden B. Dow Creativity Fellowship and artist residency at Headlands Center for the Arts. She has served on review panels for EMPAC (Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center); IDILL (International Dance Online Festival) in partnership with Sadler’s Wells London and La Gaîté Lyrique Paris; Dance on Camera Festival New York. Has lectured at UCLA, University of California Irvine, and California Institute for the Arts (Cal Arts).