Deadline: 2 July 2018
Call for entries

POOL INTERNATIONAL Dance Film Festival 2018
Festival: September 12-15 at DOCK 11, Berlin

The 12th edition of POOL will present a selection of fascinating dance film productions from all over the world, which makes the event a meeting place for creative people involved in the fields of dance, film, fashion and advertisement. POOL focuses on the intense interplay between dance and the techniques of film, exploring the possibilites and boundaries of the art form.

All dancers, choreographers, filmmakers and artists are invited to apply with dance short films and dance animations. 
Films should not be longer than 30 minutes and also not a pure documentation of a dance piece.


Applications can be submitted online.

Preview link for the jury (can be insert into the online application form)

Only if your film is chosen for the programme:

Filled and signed online application form as scan to
3 digital film stills, minimum 300 dpi
Optional: biography, video testimonies and useful information


The POOL 18 jury will create a film programme from all submissions and select the winner films, the PEARLS 18. PEARLS are the equal winners of POOL – INTERNATIONALES TanzFilmFestival BERLIN and will be honored with a price.

Selected films will be screened on

If you have any further questions you can contact us at all times.

Sarah Möller, Katja Karouaschan, Wibke Janssen
Phone: ++49 (0)30 4481222

Kastanienallee 79
10435 Berlin