ScreenDance Festival is back for its 11 year! This year's festival will feature a variety of films that explore the art of dance in all its forms.

Audiences will be able to enjoy screenings in the open hours at Dansmuseet.

The aim of our festival is to celebrate the International Dance Day and the art of dance through film. It is an opportunity to showcase the work of filmmakers, choreographers, and dancers from around the world. The festival also provides a platform for discussion and dialogue about the art of dance and its relationship to film.

The goal is also to celebrate and the opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their work and for audiences to experience the beauty and power of dance on the big screen. The festival also provides a platform  to network and collaborate.

Open Call 2024

We are excited to announce the open call to the ScreenDance Festival 2024! If you are a dance filmmaker looking for a platform to showcase your work, look no further. Join us and submit your films through the Filmfreeway platform for a chance to participate. Whether you are an established artist or just starting out, we welcome submissions from all dance filmmakers who are passionate about exploring the intersection of dance and film.

At ScreenDance Festival, we believe in the power of dance to inspire and transform. We are dedicated to showcasing groundbreaking works that push the boundaries of dance and challenge traditional notions of movement. Submit your film through filmfreeway today and be a part of the ScreenDance Festival experience!

Jury members 2023

As every year the jury members are composed of experts in the field. This include academics, industry & professionals, based on their expertise and experience, and their ability to evaluate the entries objectively. The jury members are typically responsible for selecting the winners of the award based on criteria such as creativity, innovation, and overall quality.

Klara Berggren has many years of experience as a dance teacher for both children and adults, mainly in West African dance. She works as a program producer and museum educator at Dansmuseet in Stockholm. And she has also worked as freelance photographer for many years and is a trained media producer. Together with Cyntia Botello, Klara is one of the permanent jury members of selecting the Swedish category and winners. ScreenDance Festival and Dansmuseet started to collaborate in 2015.

Mona Namér is a dancer, choreographer and creative director based in Stockholm. She is active in different fields such as dance and film productions, theatre, directing, teaching, commercial work, photography and various projects.Her work explores identity, human behaviour, surrealism, rituals and a sense of floating inside and outside of your own body. Mona’s innate curiousity and desire to experiment with different forms of creative expression have led to collaboration and work with lauded artists, companies and celebrated festivals such as Little Dragon, IKEA, VOLVO, Afropunk Festival and Gothenburg Opera.

Ami Skånberg is a Swedish performer, choreographer, filmmaker and writer. She has a PhD in Dance from University of Roehampton. She is the current Head of M.A.D.E. - MasterDance Education at the Stockholm University of the Arts, and also works at University of Gothenburg. Ami creates stage work, dance films and documentaries about dance. Her debut film won a honorary mention at VidéoDanseGrandPrix in Paris 1995. Her fiction film The Dancer - a fairy-tale (1999) was nominated for the Golden Hat Award at Gothenburg Film Festival. A collection of other films are released by Njutafilms. Her and Omari Carter´s screendance ‘An Encounter with the Uncanny’ premiered at Dansfilmfestivalen, 2023.

Cyntia Botello is a dancer, choreographer and filmmaker. She is the artistic director of ScreenDance Festival in Stockholm since 2014. She has a master degree in didactics from the Stockholm University of the Arts. Cyntia has been, during the past five years, working with community dance projects. She create projects to engage participation among youngsters and adults. She works with choreography within cinematic.