WHAT WE OFFER
The Idaho Screendance Festival uses FilmFreeway as a digital platform for submissions, adjudication, awards, discounts, waivers, tracking submissions, collecting donations, and contacting filmmakers. All screenings are free and open to the public.
frequently asked questions
All sales are final on film submissions and festival tickets. NO REFUNDS.
Screendance is defined as artistic film shorts, documentaries, or feature-length films where movement/dance (any genre or style of dance and pedestrian movement) along with film/video practice are the main mediums of the art. Choreography, dance performers, location, costumes, makeup, sound, lighting, plus cinematography equal Screendance.
ISF is a community event for all ages to attend. Ages five to adult may submit films.
Admission to ISF workshop, screening, & networking during the festival. "Official ISF Selection" laurel for film production. Eligibility for filmmaker awards. Participation in Filmmaker/Cast/Crew Q&A sessions during the Festival. Networking opportunities for dance & film professionals.
The festival is located on the Boise State University campus, in the Boise State Special Events Center. Address — 1800 University Drive Boise, ID 83706. It’s connected to the BSU Student Union Building near the Albertson Library parking lot.
Park in the Lincoln Avenue garage located near the Student Union Building.
The submission fee gets you: Admission to the ISF workshop, screenings, & networking sessions during the festival. "Official ISF Selection" laurel for film production Eligibility for filmmaker awards Participation in Filmmaker Q&A sessions, Networking opportunities. Free festival t-shirt and filmmaker lanyard. Trophies and certificates for selected outstanding films.
A two-hour long "Screendance Filmmaking" workshop taught by guest film/dance artists. Open to all festival attendees. Open to all ages of filmmakers.
— cost for audience
A FULL day of
We want to build and broaden audiences for dance and film arts.
All screenings are FREE and open to the public.
This is an all-ages community event.
showcase your art
The Idaho Screendance Festival is a great place to share your artwork with a diverse audience.
important festival dates
August 1st - Opening Date
March 1st - Earlybird Deadline
April 1st - Late Deadline
May 1st - Notification Date
July - Event Dates
OUR LATEST WORK
“Here at The Physical TV Company in Sydney, Australia, we were delighted to that you selected DIGITAL AFTERLIVES to screen at the Idaho Screendance Festival and especially thrilled to win an Award! Thanks so much for your warm engagement with, and support of, our work, Rachel Swenson and team.”
Richard James Allen
The Physical TV Company
Boise, Idaho, United States