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Fifth Wall to host one-day intensive dance film workshop at International Dance Day Festival

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — Discover the intersections of dance and filmmaking at  SAYAW SABAY KUHA, a dance film workshop hosted by FIFTH WALL. The one-day intensive will be on April 28, Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:00pm at the seventh floor of the Samsung Performing Arts Theater. It is part of the International Dance Day Festival presented by Ayala Land and Samsung Performing Arts Theater.

Dance film is a genre that combines elements of dance and filmmaking. It involves capturing movement performances on camera in creative and visually engaging ways. At SAYAW SABAY KUHA, participants will learn to adapt performances for the screen, study core methods, practice with cameras, and collaborate to produce a short dance film by the end of the session.

Film professionals Dominic Bekaert (Zoopraxi Studio) and Miko Reyes (Saint’s Production) will lead engaging lectures about the history of film and dance, shooting techniques, and analysis. The workshop will be moderated by dance artist and FIFTH WALL Founder and Director Madge Reyes. The workshop is open to beginner and intermediate filmmakers. Film equipment will be provided by Aputure Philippines and RSVP Film Studios.


Here are the workshop prices for SAYAW SABAY KUHA:

  • Early Bird (until April 24): PHP 500
  • General: PHP 800
  • Student: PHP 300

Participants are to register individually but will work in groups to create their own short dance films. Each group will receive choreography and dancers, along with a basic shooting kit. Mentors will provide support and guidance, including assistance with editing, to help bring participants’ creative visions to life. Basic knowledge of editing is helpful but not required. Additionally, participants may bring any additional equipment they wish to use or provide.

An Invitation to SAYAW SABAY KUHA INS 1

SAYAW SABAY KUHA is brought to you by FIFTH WALL, the Philippines’ leading international platform for movement. FIFTH WALL is known for its staple event, FIFTH WALL FEST and has directed movement performances for brands such as Preview and Issy and Co. and events such as Art Fair Philippines and Art in the Park PH.

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