Dance & Dance Film 

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  • Dance Film

Room B

  • Panorama Special Program


Captured on Super 16mm film. Using the limitations of daylight and film, these dancers explore the terrain of Spaarnwoude and the relationships and space between them. Looking for meaning in abstraction through the framing of movement.

Ian Robinson, former dancer with Israel’s Batsheva Dance Company, directs Kele Roberson, Annika Verplancke, Jesse Callaert and Mikaela Kelly, members of Nederlands Dans Theater, with cinematography by Amsterdam-based Sam du Pon and music composed by Awir Leon, singer songwriter, producer and former dancer with Emanuel Gat Dance.


Amsterdam, Netherlands
Director & Editor: Ian Robinson
Choreography in collaboration with the dancers.
Featuring: Jesse Callaert, Mikaela Kelly, Kele Roberson, Annika Verplancke
Composer: Awir Leon
Cinematographer: Sam du Pon
1st AC: Alyssa van Veen
Color: Will Adashek
Line Producer: Daan Dagevos / Since ’88
Still Photographer: Laura Zalenga
Special Thanks: Jann Maätita, Camalot, Studio L’equipe

Produced by Jacob Jonas The Company
Executive Producer/Creative Director: Jacob Jonas
Producers: Jill Wilson, Emma Rosenzweig-Bock, Mathieu Wothke
Associate Producers: Joy Isabella Brown, Francisco Cruz, Steve Hackman, Emily Kikta, Rubberlegz, Anibal Sandoval, Mike Tyus, Peter Walker
In partnership with Somewhere Magazine
Co-presented by Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Films.Dance in collaboration

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Director & Editor: Ian Robinson  @__poison__ 


Jesse Callaert @jessecallaert__

Mikaela Kelly @mikaelakelly__ 

Kele Roberson @kelerobersonn

Annika Verplancke @annikaverplancke

 Composer: Awir Leon @awirleon

Cinematographer: Sam du Pon @samdupon

Producer: Jacob Jonas The Company

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Films.Dance is a global platform and creative studio for dance, founded by Jacob Jonas The Company


Jacob Jonas The Company (JJTC) is a creative company that intersects dance across mediums to make original works and initiates nontraditional collaborations.

JJTC consist of choreographers, makers, creative thinkers, cultural researchers, educators, futurists, activists, and administrators. Our work engages diverse and untapped populations, increasing the visibility of dance as an art form in Los Angeles and globally through live performance and media landscapes.

JJTC collaborated worldwide with practitioners, institutions, scientists, and technologists to support ambition ad invention across artistic fields. JJTC represents and manages artists to help push forward their talents for a wide range of projects. The company hosts community events, educational classes and workshops in order to further deepen our relationships and intellectual exchanges with people around the world.

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