Separate Sentences Excerpts
Separate Sentence, is a short dance/film that explores the generational impact of incarceration and the toll on families and communities. Cast members are comprised of Bay Area performers, some of who have been incarcerated or are family members of people who are incarcerated. The film is currently being screened at film festivals, universities and conferences. Separate Sentence has won Audience and Best Film awards nationally and internationally.
The artistic team includes: Producer, Director and Choreographer: Amie Dowling, Co-Director and Editor: Austin Forbord, Assistant Director and Co-Choreographer: Natalie Greene, Artistic Direction: Reggie Daniels, Director of Photography: Heath Orchard, Composer: Albert Mathias.
Dance Film / Dance Film Commercial
An intricate duet bathed in light, OPEN the dance film was created from material shot for a Peerless Lighting commercial. The Open dance film commercial was lit purely by the Open Luminaire. It exposed the beautifully soft quality of the commercial lighting fixture which won Most Innovative Product of the Year from the LFI Innovation Awards.
The artistic team includes: Write, Producer, Director, Editor: Lindsay Gauthier Choreographer: San Francisco Ballet's Dana Genshaft, Performers: Alonzo King LINES Ballet's Michael Montgomery and Laura O'Malley, Cinematographer: Ben Estabrook, Set Photographer: Aleksey Bochkovsky, Co-Writer, Production Manager and Storyboard Artist: Lauren Bedal.
Well Contested Sites
(WCS) is a 13- minute dance/theater film that explores the experiences faced by those who are incarcerated. The film is a collaboration between Bay Area performing artists, some of who were previously incarcerated, Rapt Production’s Co-Founder and filmmaker, Austin Forbord, and choreographer, Amie Dowling. The piece was developed and filmed on Alcatraz Island in 2013.
Well Contested Sites has been a stimulus for conferences and panels addressing mass incarceration, racial disparities, and restorative justice. The film has been screened at over 20 universities, museums and community organizations in the U.S., as well as internationally. Screenings included panel discussions with the performers, artistic team and restorative justice practitioners. Well Contested Sites received the 2013 American Dance Festival International Screendance Jury Award and was recognized in the San Francisco Bay Guardian in its Dance Highlights of 2013.
To view the WCS curriculum guide click here : Curriculum Guide
since you went
Part dance film and part music video, “since you went” follows the story of a couple where the passing of time and the history of a relationship is measured in cups of coffee. Developed at the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the film uses the lush, open landscape near Woodside, CA as the backdrop for a series of glimpses into nostalgia, love, loss, and a mountain of coffee cups.
The artistic team includes: Creators: RAWdance and Rapt Productions, Co-Directors: Ryan T. Smith, Wendy Rein, Co-Director and Editor: Lindsay Gauthier, Cinematographer: Ben Estabrook, and Music: Let’s Whisper.
SF Dance Film Festival 2018
Rapt Production’s Lindsay Gauthier has been editing the San Francisco Dance Film Festival’s annual trailer since 2013. It is a diverse and exciting film festival which is demonstrated in the fast paced energetic trailers.
Music by Occubus Jive
SF Dance Film Festival 2017
A collection of dance films screened at the 2017 San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
SF Dance Film Festival 2016
A collection of dance films screened at the 2016 San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
SF Dance Film Festival 2015
A collection of dance films screened at the 2015 San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
SF Dance Film Festival 2014
A collection of dance films screened at the 2014 San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
dance screen 2013 with SFDFF
A collection of dance films screened at the 2013 San Francisco Dance Film Festival.
Celebrating 100 years of arts education.
In The Moment: A Film About Company C
Company C chases the creative spirit of expression through dance.