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About

Dance, Cars, Trains, Planes.
Cities are mesmerising.
Moving Cities celebrates this.
Founded in 2014, in London by Wind & Foster director Jevan Chowdhury,
Moving Cities captures international dancers in real settings.

Films

Dallas, United States of America

2016

Barcelona, Spain (COMING SOON)

2017

Southwark, London

2015

London, United Kingdom

2015

Prague, Czech Republic

2015

Athens, Greece

2015

Yerevan, Armenia

2014

Brussels, Belgium

2014

London, United Kingdom

2014

Paris, France

2014

News

April 2017 | International

LA Screening

We have been selected to screen this coming April at Dance Camera West, Los Angeles. A unique festival committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film around the globe.

February 2017 | International

Pick!

NOWNESS is a movement for creative excellence in storytelling celebrating the extraordinary of every day. We’re chuffed the curatorial team has selected Moving Athens as its February Pick!

April 2017 | International

Dogtown

Dogtown Dance Theatre annual Richmond Dance Festival will feature Moving Cities April 21 to May 6, 2017. The three-weekend festival features international artists in the heart of Manchester, Richmond, VA.

January 2017 | International

Barcelona!

We are happy to announce the launch of Moving Barcelona with IT Dansa and the Barcelona Centre of Culture. Currently we are working with the Theatre Institute of Barcelona Provincial Council to develop the artistic scope, treatment and locations! More news to follow!

January 2017 | International

China Award

Our film Moving Southwark is the winner of the 2016 ROLLOUT Jury Recommendation Awards, an award given to competition films which are chosen by the Macau Festival Jury. The film was also the number 1 audience choice for the ROLLOUT Award on the Cultural Film platform, 2017.

December 2016 | International

Dallas Launches!

With a world-class arts scene and the largest arts district in the United States, it comes as no surprise that Dallas was on our list! Shot during three weeks in September 2016, we made an 8-minute film featuring 17 locations and 56 dancers from 10 dance companies and organizations.

October 2016 | International

Toronto Film Week

The Toronto Arthouse Film Festival, an event dedicated to innovative work by filmmakers from around the world has selected Moving Cities to be a part of Toronto Film Week and its official Film Festival. The Toronto Film Week is a true arthouse festival in every sense. aiming to inspire, motivate and award new talent.

January 2017 | International

Chicago Festival

See you at this years In/Motion Dance Film Festival March 17 – 19th, 2017 at Loyola University Chicago! Moving Cities has been commended for its creativity, inspiration, and perseverance throughout the artistic process. In/Motion connects Chicago’s vibrant dance and film communities with national and international artists.

December 2016 | International

Bestias Award

Bestias Danzantes received 849 submissions from different parts of the world. We are pleased to announce our film Moving Southwark was part of the Official Selection and exhibited with 69 diverse and brilliant films from 26 countries, during 3 days of festival in Santiago, Chile.

December 2016 | National

Newcastle Exhibition

The Arts Council England supports Moving Cities latest UK project, Moving North East. In partnership with Moving Art Management and Dance City we’ve captured 12 North East artists across 25 locations including the Angel of the North, North Shields Fish Quay, Alnwick Gardens and the River Tyne.

December 2016 | International

Radio Interview

Former music editor of the Dallas Observer discusses our latest piece, Moving Dallas describing it as showing off an inclusive, creative and beautiful Dallas, shattering expectations, breaking down stereotypes and establishing new points of view. Moving Dallas was sponsored by Visit Dallas.

January 2017 | International

New Mexico screens!

We are proud to have our film in another global festival. TSFF will screen over 80 short films this year offering some of the most cutting edge short films in the world. Our work will be screened as part of Program 2, Thursday March 30, 8:00-10:00pm. 2017.

October 2016 | International

San Diego Screens

On October 15th 2016 in San Diego, California, 40 NORTH Film Festival presented Moving Southwark as part of their 2016 international programme. We made it through an incredible round of submissions and proud to share the news.

November 2016 | International

Art Exhibition

The fifth edition of the Movimento festival will be held in the Siqueiros Public Art Hall, Mexico City, in November 2016. Moving Southwark will be exhibited and become part of the curatorial works permanent gallery.

August 2016 | International

DCC Feature

The iconic Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders are flooded with requests every day to appear or perform in commericals and events. We are thrilled to announce in September 2016 the official DCC accepted a call to feature in Moving Cities: Dallas!

December 2016 | International

Lisbon Screening

The Video Dance International Competition Sessions will be held at Teatro do Bairro from the 29th Nov to 2nd of Dec. Part of the InShadow Festival 2016 and Vo’Arte initiative, an official presentation will be made on Moving Southwark.

August 2016 | International

Dallas Commissioned

Moving Dallas wrapped! The real-time documentary/art installation commissioned by Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau will feature Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Bruce Wood, Texas Ballet and TITAS among others.

August 2016 | International

Cinematica

Moving Cities has been selected as a finalist by Italy’s Cinematica 2017 Festival, an international event that deals with image & movement relationship in the visual and performing arts. Inspired by the concept of imàge-mouvement of the french philosopher Gilles Delouse, in Ancona, Italy.

July 2016 | National

London Exhibition

A new Moving Cities London Photography series is being exhibited at London’s City Hall from 27th June 2016. The pieces were commissioned in 2015 by London’s leading international dance festival Dance Umbrella as part of an artist showcase across the capital.

July 2016 | National

Making Headlines

Moving Cities features in Creative Boom, an online magazine that celebrates and inspires worldwide. The piece covers our recent shoot ahead of 450 young dancers, from around the country, heading to Salford in July for U.Dance, the nation’s youth dance festival at The Lowry.

July 2016 | National

Adobe UK collaboration

It’s our 2nd anniversary this year. To celebrate we’ve collaborated with Adobe UK, using Creative Cloud and Capture CC to create a bespoke design. A lot of the work we do can’t happen without their products, we’re thankful to them for helping us share our work with the world.

April 2016 | International

Swiss Premiere

We’re excited to announce the screening of Moving Yerevan at the annual Tanzplattform Bern as part of Berner Tanzpreise Award Ceremony, an international festival to promote young choreographers. The screening on May 28, 2016 takes place in Bern, Switzerland.

March 2016 | International

Royal NZ Ballet

The stunning Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Katie Hurst-Saxton features in the March 2016 Moving Cities, Christchurch photo collection in New Zealand. Part of the Moving Cites Southern Hemisphere series across Australia, New Zealand and Kuala Lumpur.

July 2016 | National

Residency Eina Danz

Our latest film, Moving Southwark has been selected to be part of the program for the first edition of R.E.D. International Film Festival in Norway. We are very pleased to have our film in the RIFF program based at R.E.D, an international, national and regional arena for arts and culture.

March 2016 | International

Dive! Tutukaka

As part of the Southern Hemisphere collection Moving Cities director, Jevan Chowdhury captures professional scuba divers Sophie Roselt and Cameron Barton in their local filling station! The collaboration was only made possible by New Zealand’s extraordinary Dive! Tutukaka.

October 2015 | International

Dallas Aurora Exhibition

Every year downtown Dallas is transformed into an open air, urban playground of new media art, light, video, sound, performance, and projection on an unprecedented scale. Moving Cities films were included in the 2015 exhibition alongside work by a confluence of international artists.

December 2015 | National

Arts Council Commission

Arts Council England have supported Moving Cities latest film, Moving Southwark, a magical realist take on one of 33 Boroughs and oldest parts of London. A film also supported by Bermondsey Square Foundation and Institution of Civil Engineers.

July 2015 | International

LensCulture Spotlight

Our latest film, Moving Athens, had a profound effect on LensCulture editor, Jim Casper. We’re chuffed that it was given a spotlight on one of the most authoritative resources for contemporary photography over the last 10 years.

June 2015 | International

Working Backwards

Stirling Myles from Marmoset catches up with director, Jevan Chowdhury between projects and chats about the importance of music in film and understanding the massive opportunities that a soundtrack can bring.

July 2015 | International

Farr Festival 2015

Moving Cities is part of the official Farr Festival 2015 programme. In collaboration with Twenty Something London, Press Play and Secret Cinema, Moving Cities will be screened alongside artists Oliver Jennings and Cherry Kino.

July 2015 | International

Moving Athens

‘Moving Athens’ is sixth in an award-winning collection of works by the London-based film-maker, Jevan Chowdhury to capture the world as a stage. Where next?

July 2015 | International

A Changing City

Is dancing in public spaces an act of sovereignty? Is Moving Athens a silent protest? An interview with Yatzer, the global online destination for fine and applied arts.

June 2015 | International

Cultural Research Award

Moving Yerevan, was handed a special culture award at the Italian River Film Festival for the artistic vision in representing the meaning of freedom through dance step.

March 2015 | International

Cinedans International

We are delighted to confirm Moving Yerevan is part of the official selection for the 12th edition of the Cinedans Dance On Screen Festival in EYE Film Institute, Netherlands. Cinedans is an international dance, film and media festival that takes place annually in Amsterdam since 2003.

March 2015 | National

Making Headlines

Moving Cities makes the front cover of Dance UK’s March issue. The feature is part of an ongoing project that includes a collection of photographs taken with the National Dance Company of Wales, Northern Ballet and the Dance School of Scotland

February 2015 | National

Director Interview

The British Government Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) asked Moving Cities Director Jevan Chowdhury to give a personal insight into what his job entails as part of the CreateUK blog, a digital event to celebrate the phenomenal success of the UK Creative Industries.

December 2014 | International

Yorokobu, Spain

The Prominent Yorokobu magazine in Spain features a special article about the Moving Cities project. The article considers whether cities do in fact dance and discusses the art of transit commuter choreography. Journalist Alejandro Panés excitingly puts a call out for a Moving Madrid in 2015.

October 2014 | International

Uppsala International

Good news from Uppsala – Keeping London Moving was nominated in the International Competition! The festival received 5000 entries and the selection is now complete. Keeping London Moving will be one out of 80 short films competing for the Grand Prix at the 33rd Uppsala International Short Film Festival!

January 2015 | International

Clermont-Ferrand

We are very pleased to confirm that Moving Paris has been selected for the 37th Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival taking place January 30th to February 7th, 2015. For the second time, the Coup de Cœur Canal+ Award will reward a short film with the aquisition of its broadcasting rights.

November 2014 | International

IFFCA Award

The Los Angeles International Film Festival of Cinematic Arts (IFFCA) has awarded Moving Cities an ‘Excellence in Editing’ accolade. The first Moving Cities film Keeping London Moving was also given an honourable mention by the IFFCA panel in Los Angeles.

September 2014 | International

British Council

In partnership with Tanečnízóna, the British Council Czech Republic commissioned Moving Prague. The film featuring the Czech National Ballet presents Czech national identity and culture from a new perspective. The film will be released January 12th 2015.

December 2014 | National

Dance UK partnership

Moving Cities will provide branding and photography for the UK’s first-ever industry-wide dance conference in partnership with Dance UK. The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations will launch in April 2015 addressing new models, partnerships and challenges.

Contact

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188-192 Sutton Court Road
London, W4 3HR, United Kingdom

Office

Office (+44) 020 8912 6141
Direct (+44) 07961 369 910