Congratulations to all our Winners and Finalists

We love seeing this festival grow every year and we’re proud to present the 2023 finalists for our Gala Screening & Awards Ceremony. Our young filmmakers, schools and studios created some wonderful films.

We hope you enjoyed the presentation of this season’s finalists and thank you for supporting the next generation of dance filmmakers!

2023 Film Finalists

“Little Girl, Big Imagination: At the Beach” – Canada
Directors & Performers: Arianna Grace Goarley, Andrea Matei

“Yūgen” – United States
Directors: Zoe Karamfilova, Krasimir Karamfilov
Performer,Cinematographer, Editor: Zoe Karamfilova
Camera: Krasimir Karamfilov

“Rising Tides” – Australia
By Ellie Cheesman

“Home” – Australia
By Rachel Hatcher

“When I Grow Up” – Australia
By Tiahna Davies

“Don’t Stop Me Now” – Australia
By Joanna Zelazko

“Kuki Culture” – Australia
By Adelie Tomokino

“Made For Now” – Australia
Director: Kate Buchan
Choreographers: Kate Buchan, Laura Brown, Tina Sabatino, Sophie Sutton, Megan Rennie, Olivia Green
Videography: Lloyd James

“Our World” – United Kingdom
By Magpie Dance

“Hands Across the Ocean” – United Kingdom
By Magpie Dance

“SINOPTICA” – Brazil
Director: Isa Machado
Producer: Maria Clara Laet
Choreographer & Performer: Samara Roana

“The Joker” – Australia
Directors: Amanda Waddell, Pavani Wickremasinghe-
Producer: Amanda Waddell
Performers: John Paul College Eclipse Dance Team-
Choreographer: Maddy Garner