Axis - anatomy of space (Dome Cinema Dance Film, Kinetic Sculpture, Choral and Electronic Music) in association with the Asia Co-Commissioning Fund , The Otago Museum, The Arts House Singapore, Nanyang Technological University Singapore and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Feat. Joyce Beetuan Koh and PerMagnus Lindborg. Funders: Creative New Zealand Asia Co-Commissioning Fund, Otago Community Trust, Dunedin City Council, The Asia NZ Foundation.

 

Equilibrist (Cinema Installation, Live Sensor Transmission Performance) Zentrum Paul Klee film installation commission for the “Pictures in Motion” 2016 Exhibition, Bern, Switzerland.  Live Sensor Mapping and Projection Performance at Zentrum Paul Klee 2016 in association with Creative New Zealand, Massey University Wellington and Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland.

 

Traces -Theatre of Light (Cinema, Installation, Mapping, Live Sets) commission for Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 2014, Switzerland; and HBKsaar Media Facade, Saarbrücken 2014. Official film selection Palma Espai d’Art Foundation Videodance Festival dedicated to Japan, Palma de Mallorca, Spain 2014. Official selection Escuchar [Sonidos Visuales] Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires 2014, Argentina. Funding partners: Goethe Institut NZ, Creative NZ, Zentrum Paul Klee, Museo de Arte Moderno Buenos Aires. Official selections Attakkalari Biennial 2015, Bangalore, India; Vogel Street Party (Mapping), Dunedin, NZ 2015. Immaginare La Danza 2015 (Installation), Rome, Italy; Light Nelson Festival, NZ 2016 (Mapping).

 

OneOne (Interactive Installation, Film, Live Sets) World Premiere: Arts Festival Dunedin 2014 (Toitu Museum); Body Festival, Christchurch 2014 (ArtBox). Official selection: Southland Museum & Art Gallery, Invercargill, NZ 2014; Nga Taonga Sound & Vision 2014, Wellington, NZ; Official selection festival Escuchar[sonidos visuales] Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires 2014, Argentina. Official selection: CINEDANS 2015, The Eye,  Amsterdam, Holland. Official selection PQ15, NZ Exhibition Prague Quadrennial 2015, Prague, Czech Republic. Official selection; Oceanic Performance Biennial 2015, Rarotonga; Sound Islands Festival Singapore 2015 installation and opening Live Set at The Arts House. Official selection ASFF Bafta Nominated Festival, York, UK; Official selection Attakkalari India Biennial 2015 (Live Set), Bangalore. Installation commission to the Aarhus Festival 2015 (DOKK1), Denmark. Immaginare La Danza 2015 international conference, Rome, Italy (Live Set and Lecture). Light Nelson Festival 2016, NZ (Installation). Original Funders: Creative NZ, Otago Community Trust, Body Festival, Arts Festival Dunedin.

 

Time Dance (Live Performance, Installations, Mapping, Film) World Premiere: Body Festival 2012, Christchurch, New Zealand; Tempo Festival, Auckland, NZ 2012. Dunedin Public Art Gallery and Web Premiere 2012. Official selection: CINEDANS 2013 (Installation), The Eye, Centre for Moving Image, Amsterdam, Netherlands. AV edition for Bauhaus Facade versions at Genius Loci Weimar International Video Mapping Festival 2013, Germany. Official selection World Stage Design Festival 2013, Cardiff, UK; Romaeuropa International Festival 2013, Rome, Italy. Official selection Athens Video Dance Project 2014, Athens, Greece.Official selection Attakkalari Biennial 2015, Bangalore, India. Sound Islands Singapore 2015 AV installation. Funders: Creative NZ., Otago Community Trust, Body Festival, Good Company Arts in association with Stroma.

 

Satellites (Live Dance, Kinetic Sculpture, Projections, Music) Royal New Zealand Ballet commission to Daniel Belton and Good Company for the Allegro National Tour 2014 feat. Verity Jacobsen, Jan-Bas Bollen, Jim Murphy, Jac Grenfell and Donnine Harrison with dancers of the RNZB.

 

Line Dances (Cinema, Installations, Video Mapping) World Premiere: Otago Festival of the Arts 2010, NZ. Official selection: Dance on Camera Festival 2011, New York, USA; The Big Screen Project 2011, New York, USA; Finalist Selection Napolidanza il Coreografo Elettronico 2011, Naples, Italy; Awarded Special Mention Napolidanza, il Coreografo Elettronico 2011, Naples, Italy. Special Edition Bauhaus Facade versions for Genius Loci Weimar International Video Mapping Festival 2013, Germany; World Stage Design Festival 2013, Cardiff, UK; Romaeuropa International Festival 2013, Rome, Italy. 2014 Zentrum Paul Klee commission to SPACE NATURE ARCHITECTURE major exhibition, Bern, Switzerland. Miniature Award for Best of Dance, NZ Listener Arts Awards. Critics Survey DANZ Quarterly 2010 for Outstanding Choreography Award. Funders: Creative NZ, CNZ Choreographic Fellowship 2010 (Daniel Belton), Otago Community Trust, Good Company Arts.

 

Ato-Miss (Film) World Premiere 7th International Festival of Contemporary Animation & Media-art LINOLEUM, Moscow, Russia. Official selection New Zealand International Film Festival 2012. Official selection SCANZ 2013 Festival, Taranaki, New Zealand. Funders: Independent Film Makers Fund of New Zealand, Otago Community Trust, Dunedin City Council, Good Company Arts.

 

Ato-Mick (Film) Official selection: New Zealand International Film Festival 2010. Official Competition selection: Linoleum 2010 International Festival of Contemporary Animation and Media Art, Moscow, Russia. Finalist in the Roma Independent Film Festival Awards 2011, Rome, Italy; Funders: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Otago Community Trust, Dunedin City Council, Good Company Arts.

 

Matchbox (Film) World Premiere: New Zealand Film Archive, Wellington NZ, 2008. Otago Festival of the Arts, Dunedin NZ, 2008. European Premiere: VAD 2008, Festival of Video and Digital Arts, Girona, Spain. Official selection Canariasmediafest: 13th Canarias International Video and Multimedia Festival, Spain 2008. Finalist in the VideoDansa, Barcelona Prize 2009, IDN Festival, Barcelona, Spain. Official selection Dance on Camera Festival International Competition 2009, New York, USA. Finalist in the Napolidanza International Festival for Dance Film 2010, Naples, Italy. Finalist in the ReelDance Awards 2010, Sydney, Australia. Funders: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Otago Community Trust, Creative New Zealand, Perpetual Trust, Good Company Arts.

 

Stitchbirds (Live Dance) Commissioned and produced by The Body Festival 2007. Direction and choreography Daniel Belton in association with The New Zealand School of Dance. World Premiere The Body Festival, Christchurch, NZ 2007. Best of Dance Awards 2007 NZ Listener. Funders: The Body Festival, Creative New Zealand.

 

After Dürer (Film) in association with Waikato University Music Department. World Premiere: The Body Festival, Christchurch, NZ 2007. Awarded Best of Dance Film 2007 NZ Listener. Awarded Most Innovative Work, XV Festival Internazionale Di Videodanza il Coreografo Elettronico, Naples, Italy 2008. Official selections: MIR Festival 2008, Athens, Greece;  VAD 2008, Festival of Video and Digital Arts, Girona, Spain.; Dance on Camera International Festival Competition 2009, New York; Dance Camera West, Los Angeles, USA; Salento Finibus Terrae Festival 2009, Apulia, Italy; CINEDANS Festival 2009, Amsterdam, NL; CINEDANS invitation Filmhuis Den Haag, NL. Dance Symposium Otago University, 2010, NZ. Official selection Bibliothèque et Archives Nationales du Québec (BAnQ), Montreal, Canada 2012-13 (Raymond Klibansky exhibition). Funders: Good Company Arts, Body Festival, Waikato University, BAnQ.

 

Seismos (Film) World Premiere: The Body Festival 2006, Christchurch, NZ; Otago Festival of the Arts, Dunedin, NZ 2006; Tempo Festival,  Auckland 2006, NZ; Finalist in the VideoDansa, Barcelona Prize 2007, IDN Festival, Spain. Tertiary Dance Festival 2010, Dunedin, NZ. Funders: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Community Trust of Otago, Dunedin City Council, Perpetual Trust.

 

Reset (Film) World Premiere: Napolidanza, XIV edtion of il Coreografo Elettronico, International Dance Film Festival, Naples, Italy 2006; Fuel Festival 2006 Waikato Museum of Art; NZ International Film Festival 2006; The Body Festival 2006; Otago Festival of the Arts 2006; Tempo Festival 2006, Auckland NZ; VideoDance 2007 International Film Festival, Athens, Greece; MOVES07 Festival, Manchester, UK/international touring with BBC 2007. Finalist in ReelDance Awards 2008 for Best Short Dance Film, Sydney Australia. Official selection CineMoves 2009 curated by ReelDance, Sydney, Australia. Funders: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Perpetual Trust, Unit Film.

 

Soma Songs (Cinematic/Mapping/Live Sets) World Premiere: The Body Festival, Christchurch, NZ 2006; Otago Festival of the Arts, Dunedin, NZ 2006; Tempo Festival, Auckland, NZ 2006; Fuel Festival, Waikato Museum of Art, Hamilton, NZ 2006. Official selection Canariasmediafest: 12th Canarias International Video and Multimedia Festival, Spain 2006;  Finalist in VideoDansa, Barcelona Prize 2007, IDN Festival, Spain; official selection VAD Video and Digital Arts Festival, International Competition, Girona, Spain 2007; selected  for ABC of Dance4Film for Channel 4 UK , produced by MJW Productions of London, and Circe Films, Melbourne, 2008. Finalist in the 2008 ReelDance Awards for Best Short Dance film, Australia. Official selection Sala Parpallo, Valencia, Spain 2008; TTV Performing Arts on Screen 2008 International Festival, Riccione, Italy. LIVE_REPEAT_PLAYBACK Symposium 2010, AUT University, Auckland, NZ. Official selection Auckland Festival NZPQ11, Auckland, NZ. Official selection NZ Exhibition PQ11 Prague Quadrennial, Prague, Czech Republic 2011 (AV performance and installations). Official selection Festival Internacional de la Imagen 2012, Manizales, Colombia (Liveset). 2013 Live Set and AV Installation Editions for Bauhaus University Facade at Genius Loci Weimar International Video Mapping Festival 2013, Weimar, Germany. Official selection World Stage Design Festival 2013, Cardiff, UK; Romaeuropa International Festival 2013, Rome, Italy; xm:lab in association with N.O.W DanceSaar Internationales Tanzfestival 2013 for the Media Facade HBKsaar, Saarbrücken, Germany. Official selection Museo de Arte Moderno, 2014 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Toitu Museum installation, Dunedin 2015. 2015 Aarhus Festival commission for DOKK1 as “SOMA SONGS LIGHT MORE LIGHT” in association with the International Presentation Fund (CNZ), Henrik Elburn and ProShop Europe with the Aarhus Festuge, Denmark. Live Set solo performance by Daniel Belton for the Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureate Awards 2015, Auckland, and Immaginare La Danza International Conference, Rome, Italy 2015. Project funders include: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Unit Film, Otago Community Trust, Creative New Zealand, Goethe Institut NZ, Aarhus 2017 European Capital of Culture, Aarhus Festuge, Denmark.

 

 

Soma Songs (Live AV/VJ Performances Installation) World Premiere: 2005 Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Funders: Creative New Zealand, Community Trust of Otago, Dunedin City Council, The Royal Netherlands Embassy in association with the Gaudeamus Foundation, Amsterdam.

 

Game (Film) Vodafone Digital Art Awards Finalist 2005, Auckland, NZ; Finalist in the Roma Independent Film Festival 2005, Rome, Italy; Videodance International Film Festival 2005, Athens, Greece; Kawasaki Digital Short Film Festival 2005, Kawasaki, Japan; The Body Global Festival 2005, Christchurch, NZ; Napolidanza, International Dance Film Festival, Naples, Italy 2005; Dance Screen 2005, Brighton, United Kingdom; VAD Film Festival, Girona, Spain 2005; VideoDiaLoghi Film Festival, Turin, Italy 2005; Commonwealth Film Festival, Manchester, UK 2006; Vdance International Video Dance Festival, Tel-Aviv, Israel 2006; Fuel Festival 2006 Waikato Museum of Art, NZ. Official selection Ultima Film - Dance for Camera, Oslo, Norway 2006; The Body Festival of Dance and Physical Theatre 2006, Christchurch Art Gallery, NZ; Otago Festival of the Arts, Dunedin 2006, NZ; Tempo Festival, Auckland 2006; selected for Art Athina 2007 Athens, Greece; Winner at Filmaka International Film Competition 2007, Los Angeles, USA. International distribution RIFF TV, Rome, Italy 2008. Funders: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Dunedin City Council, Community Trust of Otago.

 

Figure(s) of Speech (Film) 2003 Creative NZ Choreographic Research Residency awarded to Daniel Belton in association with the University of Otago Dance Studies. Awarded Best Video Creacion at the Canariasmediafest 2004 International Festival of Multimedia and Video, Spain. Official selection NZ International Film Festival 2004, The Body Festival, Christchurch, NZ 2004. Videodance 2004, Athens, Greece; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, NZ, 2004/5; Kawasaki Digital Short Film Festival, Japan, 2005; Cinedans International Festival 2005, Amsterdam, Holland; Napolidanza, International Film Festival 2005, Naples, Italy. Funders: Creative NZ, Otago University.

 

Lumin (Film) World Premiere: 2002 The Body Festival, Christchurch, NZ; Otago Festival of the Arts, Dunedin, NZ 2002; Dunedin Public Art Gallery NZ, 2003; NZ International Film Festival, national touring NZ 2003. European Premiere:  Videodance 2003, Athens, Greece; Napolidanza, International Dance Film Festival, Naples, Italy 2003; Tempo Festival, Auckland, NZ 2004. Funders: Creative New Zealand, Dunedin City Council, Community Trust of Otago.

 

Wireless (Cinema Version) World Premiere: 2002 NZ International Film Festival 2002, The Body Festival, Christchurch, NZ 2002; The Otago Festival of the Arts, Dunedin, NZ 2002; Belladonna Film Festival, Canterbury, NZ 2003; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, NZ 2003. European Premiere: Napolidanza, International Dance Film Festival, Naples, Italy 2003. Funders: Screen Innovation Production Fund, Creative New Zealand.

 

Henge (Film) World Premiere: NZ International Film Festival 2001; Otago Film Festival 2001; Belladonna Film Festival 2001. European Premiere: TTV Riccione Performing Arts on Screen International Festival, Italy 2002; VideoDance 2002, Athens, Greece; Canariasmediafest: 10th Canarias International Video and Multimedia Festival, Spain 2002; Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ 2003; Festival Castel dei Mondi, Andria, Italy 2004. Funder: Creative New Zealand.

 

Soundings (Live Dance Theatre) World Premiere: Otago Festival of the Arts 2000, Opera House, Wellington. Funders: Creative New Zealand, Community Trust of Otago, British Council NZ, Montana Wines, Performing Arts Foundation of New Zealand, Southern Clams Ltd, Perpetual Trust.

 

Concertina (Live Performances, Installation/Dunedin Public Art Gallery 1999; Hocken Library installation)

Funders: Creative New Zealand, Community Trust of Otago, British Council NZ, Montana Wines.

 

Moment (Film Installations) in association with LURE. Official selection Turangawaewae 3rd NZ Jewellery Biennial National Tour, Dowse Art Museum 1998. Funder: Community Trust of Otago.

 

Leaf (Live Performances, Installation, Film) Dunedin Public Art Gallery Commemorative Collection Commission; Forrester Gallery NZ; Southern Lights Exhibition NZ-UK 1998. Funders: Dunedin Public Art Gallery Society, Community Trust of Otago, Creative New Zealand, Southern Clams Ltd.

 

Shoal Dance (Film) Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Official selection Wordstruck Festival and Southern Lights Exhibition NZ-UK 1998 in association with Otago Settlers Museum. Funder: Creative New Zealand.

 

Homing Hokinga Mai (Live Performances, Installation) Official selection Dunedin Public Art Gallery Vernacular exhibition 1997. Funder: Creative New Zealand.

 

Insideout (Live Performances, Installation, Film) Official selection Dunedin Public Art Gallery Vernacular exhibition 1997. Funders: Creative New Zealand, Community Trust of Otago, Dorothy Daniels Dance Foundation.

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