One minute dance film by Nicola Hepp
Echo is a kinetic, subtle film about ageing. An older man confronted with his ageing body. He loses himself in dancing and by doing so he once again feels young.
Premiere: 60secondsdance.com 2014
Echo won the
- Audience Award in the 60secondsdance competition of 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
- Bronze Award at Joie-de-vivre Dance Film Festival of 2015 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
- Creation Award at Fiver Dance Film Festival of 2016 in La Rioja, Spain.
The film has been shown at numerous dance film festivals around the world.
Dance: Rolf Hepp and Stijn van der Plas
Cinematography: Gemma Probst
Music: Arvo Pärt arr. Jurriaan Balhuizen
Direction, Production and Choreography: Nicola Hepp
Editing: Erik Verhulst
Post production: Bram Vleugel, Postoffice Amsterdam
Special thanks to Chris Fawcett / Steadivision, Paco Bonsang, Rutger Platenburg, Ad Rietvelt, Manuel Ronda, Lotta Magnusson, Jantien Fick, Jelena Popadic, Golden Eye, Schram Studios, Good Sounds and Amsterdam University of the Arts.