Tag Archives: music videos

So you think you can…tell me what contemporary dance is?

Who can give me the exact definition of contemporary dance? Anybody? No? Because these days the whole of the UK seems to think, ‘contemporary dance is all about telling a story’, thanks to Arlene Phillip on So You Think You … Continue reading

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Another selection of dance-music-videos

Another selection of delightful bundles of creativeness. Music videos using dance they never get boring. This one below in particularly is a really beautiful example of using an edit to co- create a choreography on screen. The famous Robbie Williams … Continue reading

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Monday teaser

Keep an eye out for our new dance film, Mondays. Director Robin Schmidt. Daily routine of waking up on a monday morning. The start of a new week. Awake, asleep, the mind wonders through the routine motions of getting ready … Continue reading

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Wanted; 10 strong contemporary dancers

Opportunity Looking for 10 strong contemporary dancers male/female for a music video. Director; Robin Schmidt Choreography; Sarah Linstra Shoot will be in London around  the end of Jan+full day rehearsal (but TBC). Paid, fee tbc. If interested and available please send an … Continue reading

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Hollywood does dance pt.2….

Music videos are something I have come to understand a little bit better in the past few years. My partner was a music video director for a while and through him I got to work on quite a few of … Continue reading

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Cinedans 2010

For the 8th edition this year, the only Dutch dance film festival. Showing dance films, dance on screen, installations, visual multimedia performances and more Cinedans Festival is the centre of dance on film.  From the 9th-12th December in Amsterdam, Holland:

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DANCE ON CAMERA: SOME THOUGHTS FOR MAKING IT BETTER (guest blog)

As a filmmaker I’ve become completely obsessed with dance. Sarah has shown me a world of meaning and emotion that lives completely separate from the spoken word and that really excites me. Cinema is at its most powerful when we … Continue reading

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Hollywood does dance pt.1…

A new wave of  films has taken over Hollywood. Dance film. After the all the old classics such as Footloose, Flashdance, Grease, Showgirls, Dirty Dancing etc. we now have a new generation of Hollywood does dance. Films such as The Company, Save … Continue reading

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The making of Suka

One morning I woke up next to a film maker who had a brilliant idea. He said; “Why don’t we make a dance film?”. I had just started choreographing for a few music videos and getting interested and involved in … Continue reading

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Welcome to Handmade By Sarah

On this website I will be telling you all about my work and life as a freelance dancer, choreographer, dance teacher, mother and founder of Handmade By Sarah. Write ups on old and new projects, previous work and work in progress. … Continue reading

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