BodyVox’s films, created with director Mitchell Rose have won numerous awards in national and international festivals. “Modern Daydreams” – composed of “Treadmill Softly,” “Islands in the Sky,“ Unleashed” and “Deere John” – won the prestigious American Choreography Award for Outstanding Achievement in Short film in 2002.
" A wonderfully talented and industrious dance company, the insects of creativity plague BodyVox" ~Gus Van Sant
Photo by: Blaine Truitt Covert
"Contact" is the 12th collaboration between BodyVox and Mitchell Rose.
In 2013 it won the International Videodance Competition Best Choreography Prize at the International Festival of Video, Performance, and Technologies in Lisbon, Portugal.
MODERN DAYDREAMS: DEERE JOHN
A man and a 22-ton John Deere excavator..
Winner of 19 festival awards.
“A funny and surprisingly touching fantasy.” — The New York Times
One dance. Two minutes. Fifty locations.
Winner of five festival awards including the “Audience Award” at Dance Camera West.
MODERN DAYDREAMS: TREADMILL SOFTLY
A man at the gym becomes infatuated with a woman exercising nearby, inspiring flights of fancy.
“A triumph of short filmmaking, nothing short of brilliant.” — FilmFinder
CASE STUDIES FROM THE GROAT CENTER FOR SLEEP DISORDERS
A faux-scientific investigation of sleep disorder from the renowned (but fictitious) Groat Center.
“Hilarious” — The New York Times
LEARN TO SPEAK BODY
A language instructional video… for body language.
2.5 million hits on YouTube.
MODERN DAYDREAMS: ISLANDS IN THE SKY
Four people weave 50 feet in the air atop four cherry-pickers in the desert, aloft and aloof in their ivory towers.
“Inventive and conceptual crossbreeding of comedy and cutting edge dance.” — FilmThreat
MODERN DAYDREAMS: UNLEASHED
An office-bound cubicle drone fantasizes about his workplace coming to life with animal abandon.
Included in “The Best Films on the Web” — UK Guardian
LEARN TO PHONE PHONEY
25% of all cell phone calls are fake. This instructional video teaches the finer points of the counterfeit call.