2017 COMPETITION

The 2017 competition was the third Nordic edition of 60secondsdance. With support from Nordic Culture Fund, Loikka Dance Film Festival (FI), ScreenMoves/Dansehallerne (DK) and DansiT/Multiplié Dance Festival (NO) co-produced the competition that had 279 films from 51 different countries.

Here you can watch the semi-finalists, the Top 10’s and the winners. To watch all entries click here.

The national juries of 2017 were:

Finland:

Pia Andell (FI) film director, producer

Anniina Kumpuniemi (FI) dancer-choreographer, managing director of Dance Theatre MD

Outi Rousu (FI) film commissioner / AVEK

Paleface (Karri Miettinen) (FI) rapper & performing artist

Hanna Pajala-Assefa (FI) contemporary dance artist, developing and researching an interdisciplinary method called Sounding Motion

 

Denmark:

Karen Arnfred Vedel (DK) Associate Professor, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, Copenhagen University

Maja Lindquist (SE) Director of Doc Lounge (screenings and distribution) and board
member of Dansstationen

Claus Christensen (DK) Editor-in-chief at Filmmagasinet Ekko

Taneli Törmä (FI) Artistic director of Location X - collaboration projects working with contemporary dance, film and multidisciplinary arts

Lone Sardemann (DK) Film coordinator/program editor for the Danish Film Institute’s Cinematheque

Efva Lilja (SE) Artist and Director of Dansehallerne 

Flemming Hedegaard (DK) Editor-in-chief at DR K - the  Danish National TV channel for arts and culture

 

Norway:

Live Strugstad (NO) Freelance dancer and dance consultant for Dans i Nord-Trøndelag. Artistic director for Kortreist dansefestival

Per Fikse (NO) Festival Director (Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway); Software Development Manager

Elin Osjord (NO) Video-artist/photographer/dance-artist

Magnus Skatvold (NO) Filmmaker and founder of the production company Spætt Film. 

Anne Kathrine Fallmyr (NO) Freelance choreographer for independent dance TV, reporter and producer. 

2016 COMPETITION

The 2016 competition was the second Nordic edition of 60secondsdance. With support from Nordic Culture Fund, Loikka Dance Film Festival (FI), ScreenMoves/Dansehallerne (DK), ScreenDance Festival (SE) and DansiT/Multiplié Dance Festival (NO)co-produced the competition that had 264 films from 39 different countries.

 

Here you can watch the pre-selected Top 40, the Top 10’s and the winners. To watch all entries click here.

 

The national juries of 2016 were:

Finland:

Max Ryynänen (FI) Lecturer of Visual Culture

Tero Saarinen (FI) Artistic Director, Tero Saarinen Company

Annette Arlander (FI) Professor of artistic research

Petteri Lillberg (FI) CEO, McCann Workgroup

Pekka Uotila (FI) Film Commissioner for Finnish Film Foundation, Short & Documentary Films

Arja Tiili (FI) Artistic Director of Arja Tiili Dance Company

 

Danmark:

Flemming Hedegaard (DK) Editor-in-chief at DR K

Anne Middelboe Christensen (DK) Theatre and dance critic

Claus Christensen (DK) Editor-in-chief at Filmmagasinet Ekko

Cedric Lambrette (BE) Dancer at the Royal Danish Ballet, co-artistic director of Copenhagen International Choreography Competition

Lone Sardemann (DK) Film coordinator/program editor for the Danish Film Institute’s Cinematheque

Efva Lilja (SE) Artist, Choreographer and the new Director of Dansehallerne

Birgitte Weinberger (DK) Director of Danish short film festival OFF

 

Sweden:

Klara Berggren (SE) Museum employee, photographer and dance teacher

Johan Palme (SE/HU) Organiser, Helios13 Cultural centre

Christina Molander (SE) Part-time in Uniarts.se in Stockholm

Henrik von Sydow (SE) Acquisitions Exec., music and dance, SVT

Cyntia Botello (SE/MX) Freelance dancer/choreographer/teacher, Festival director for ScreeenDance Festival

 

Norway:

Rikke Westerlund Lie (NO) Actor/ Dance artist/ Project Manager

Per Fikse (NO) Festival Director (Minimalen Short Film Festival, Norway)

Yngvild Sve Flikke (NO) Film director / screen writer

Jon Filip Fahlstrøm (NO) Dance artist

Anne Kathrine Fallmyr (NO) Freelance choreographer and TV-host

2015 COMPETITION

The 2015 competition was the first Nordic edition of 60secondsdance. With support from Nordic Culture Fund, Loikka Dance Film Festival (FI), ScreenMoves/Dansehallerne (DK) and ScreenDance Festival (SE) co-produced the competition that had a record-breaking amount of entries - 272 films from 49 different countries.

Here you can watch the pre-selected Top 30, the Top 10’s and the winners. To watch all entries click here.

 

The national juries of 2015 were:

Finland:

Sari Volanen, producer YLE

Aino Halonen, producer performing arts and concerts

Simo Heiskanen, muliti-disciplinary artist

Kati Kallio, dance artist, -filmmaker, and current artistic director of Loikka Dance Film Festival

Hanna Pajala-Assefa, choreographer and dancer


Denmark:

Flemming Hedegaard, editor-in-chief at DR K

Anne Middelboe Christensen, theatre critic and dance critic

Jeannette Ginslov, specialist in screendance

Claus Christensen, editor in chief at Filmmagasinet Ekko

Cedric Lambrette, ballet dancer/Royal Danish Ballet 

Lone Sardemann, film coordinator and program editor/Danish Film Institute’s Cinematheque


Sweden:

Virpi Pahkinen, choreographer and solo dancer

Jan Åström, rector and artistic director at Balettakademien

Uzi Geffenblad, film director, producer, screenwriter and composer

Allyson Way Wanselius, former dancer and rehearsal director for the Cullberg Ballet.

Klara Berggren, full-time museum educator at Dansmuseet