END OF THE BLOCK (2012)

End of the Block is a film that combines live dance with stickman animation to create a very compelling piece that illustrates the harsh realities of trying to go beyond your postcode.

Directed by Kyle Stevenson

Choreography & Story by Omari 'Motion' Carter

Cinematography by Kyle Stevenson & Messrs Group (disbanded)

Animation by Carse & Waterman Productions, Sarah Caisley

Performed by Duja Sinada, Lanre Malaolu, Jared Garfield & Omari 'Motion' Carter

Music by Catarina Moreno

Editing and Compositing by Lee Watson

Running Time: 5 minutes 29 seconds

Festivals

  • October 2022 - Fifth Wall Fest, PHILIPPINES.

  • 2021 - FilmFest by Rogue Dancer: URBAN View Edition, USA (Online)

  • 2021 - Motion State Arts: Playing Favourites, Northampton, USA (Online)

  • 2020 - Summer Dance Forever Festival, Amsterdam, NL (Online)

  • 2020 - Playing Favorites: Motion State Dance Film Series, USA (Online) 

  • 2020 - FilmFest by Rogue Dancer, USA (Online)

  • 2020 - Assurdo Film Festival (Online) 

  • 2019 - Kicking and Screening, Rhode Island, USA.

  • 2018 - [SET.mefree] PREVIEW: Festival Di Danza e Linguaggi Contemporanei, Palermo, Italy.

  • 2017 - The Mini: Microcinema, Cincinatti, Ohio, USA

  • 2017 - BodyVox: Contact Dance Film Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA.

  • 2017 - AVAYAVA Contemporary Dance Festival, Pune, India. 

  • 2017 - Dance @30FPS, Ohio, USA.

  • 2016 - Perth Dance Festival, Perth, Scotland.

  • 2016 - Cinedans Dance Film Fesetival, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • 2015 - Loikka Dance Film Festival, Helsinki, Finland.

  • 2015 - Lightmoves Festival of Screendance, Limerick, Ireland.

  • 2015 - Walthamstow International Film Festival, London, UK.

  • 2015 - Southbank Centre presents Strive: Short Film Festival, London, UK.

  • 2015 - Gadabout Film Festival, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.

  • 2014 - British Urban Film Festival, London, UK.

  • 2013 - Takeover Festival Shorts, London, UK.

  • 2012 - Tomorrow's Me, London, UK.

Exhibition

Swiss Dance Collection:

  • 13/14 April 2019 - Tanz:now Dance Festival: Tanzkino, Steckborn, Switzerland.

  • March 2018 - Tanz:now Dance Festival, Steckborn, Switzerland.

  • May 2017 - Dance Cinema for Zürich Tanzt, Germany.

  • May 2017 - Tanzfest Basel and Luzern, Fête de la danse Geneva and Lausanne

May-Sept 2016 - Contemporary Art Exhibition: Threshold Artspace and Horsecross Arts Collection (Dance Strand). Perth, Scotland.

Awards

  • Honourable Mention @ Assurdo Film Festival, Milan, Italy. 2020

  • Winner of UK Screendance Award, Perth, Scotland. 2017

  • C the Film - Youtube Award, Edinburgh, Scotland. 2015

END OF THE BLOCK - BEHIND THE SCENES