How to Create Dance Film with Resources You Have On-Hand Workshop led by Carla Forte.
Carla Forte (Caracas, Venezuela) is an interdisciplinary artist incorporating dance, film and performance through different media, focusing on the emotions as a starting point. She is the co-founder and film director of Bistoury Physical Theatre and Film. Her feature films and experimental pieces have been screened at prominent film festivals and galleries such as: ”76 Festival Internazionale del Cinema di Salerno” Italy (2022); “The University Galleries of Florida Atlantic University” Boca Raton-Florida (2021); “CICA Museum” Gyeonggi-do- South Korea (2021); “16 SANFIC Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine Chile” (2021); “62 Rochester International Film Festival’’ (2020); “37 Miami Film Festival” Miami- Florida (2020); “OGA VideoArt Exhibitions” Roma, Italy (2018); “41st Atlanta Film Festival’’ Atlanta- Georgia (2017); “Cube Art Project” Lincoln- Nebraska (2017); “Les Instants Video” Marseille- France (2014), among others. Her works have been acquired by Gravitas Adventures, South Florida PBS and Troma Entertainment. Forte has won commissions, awards and artistic residencies from prestigious programs such as: PAM CUT’s Sustainability Labs -Portland (2022); South Florida Cultural Consortium Artist Acquisition Program Miami-Dade Art in Public Places (2020-2021). South Florida Cultural Consortium (2021); Dance Miami Choreographers (2020); Knight Arts Challenge Florida (2019); En Residencia Koubek Center -Miami (2019) and Berlinale Talent- Berlin (2017).
Eventz Paul is currently the Technical Director and Productions Manager at Miami Light Project. He has been a part of this organization since 2011. He participated in Miami Light Project’s first class of the Technical Fellowship Program held at The Light Box. He joined this program hoping to improve his existing theater skills. He received training from experts in the industry that mentored and further his theater technical skills. Now, he has successfully used his professional knowledge and has had the opportunity to work with various arts organizations and venues throughout Miami including Miami Theater Center, National Young Arts Foundation, the Colony Theatre and many more. He has become an instructor and conducts audiovisual classes to incoming technical fellows.
Beth Boone has been the Artistic & Executive Director of Miami Light Project since 1998, developing critically acclaimed artistic programs that have asserted the organization as one of the leading cultural institutions in South Florida. These programs include: the establishment of Here & Now, South Florida’s most respected commission and presenting program for community-based artists; premiere presentations of internationally acclaimed; pioneering historic international cultural exchange with Cuba; and the creation of The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, a multi-use performance and visual art space in Miami’s Wynwood Arts District. She previously served as Associate Director of Development for Florida Grand Opera, Deputy Director for the Department of Cultural Affairs at Miami Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, co-founded an Off Broadway theater company (New York Rep), and served for six years as a Program Associate in the Arts & Culture Program of the AT&T Foundation. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a MFA in Theater Arts from Brandeis University in Boston, MA.