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Elena Vazintaris



My little film is out now on @glassbook here’s a sneak peak. Thank you to my incredible team + my beautiful dancers. πŸ–€@jonoleolstad  @paigegaga  @jimlafferty  @fionayeduardo  @rosserinstyles  @karlahirkaler  @suzie_rz  @w1nn1th  @picturefarmpro  @sandboxstudio  @gregorystevenlawrence  @eunahleedp  @haroldjoyce  #dancefilm #fashionfilm #choreographer #director #dancer #editorial #photography @paigegaga for #structuredtranscendence My new film + editorial for @glassbook is out now. Link in bio. Photography by @jimlafferty Fashion by @rosserinstyles MU by @karlahirkaler #directingthings #choreographingthings #staycreative #dreamteam #dance #dancefilm #fashionfilm My project #structuredtranscendence is up on @glassbook Link in bio! ✨ Thank you to my dream team.  @jimlafferty @eduarde89 @rosserinstyles @karlahirkaler @jonoleolstad @paigegaga @suzie_rz @gregorystevenlawrence @w1nn1th @picturefarmpro @eunahleedp @sandboxstudio #dancefilm #danceoncamera #fashionfilm #Choreography Excited to present my new project out on @glassbook Full #Editorial + #Film link in bio. Thank you to my incredible team!  #photography @jimlafferty DP @eduarde89 #Performance by @jonoleolstad @paigegaga Fashion @rosserinstyles Grooming + MU @karlahirkaler Choreographers assistant @suzie_rz  Editor @w1nn1th @picturefarmpro with production support by @sandboxstudio πŸ–€  #dance #choreography #fashionfilm #dancefilm #womeninfilm #womenmakingmovies #BTS of the #ippolita FW 2017 Campaign with #kendalljenner by Ryan McGinley ! Hard to believe I was 8 months pregnant on this one. Can you see me #directing #moves πŸ™ƒ @ippolitajewelry @nerdjuice I see you πŸ‘€ #movementdirector #movementconsultant #setlife #behindthescenes Congrats team! πŸ–€Another festival! Muchisimas gracias a @bestiasdanzantes por el honor! #chile #santiago #finalist #dancefilm #fashionfilm #choreography #movementdirection #movementdirector #womeninfilm #womenmakingmovies @espaciodiana @royacarreras @nicolevarx @jasonbrownrigg @howtoeatanentirehuman @rosserinstyles @jessikabekteshi @karlahirkaler @mellare_ #conorfay @michael_hili @gregorystevenlawrence @w1nn1th @picturefarmpro #gabrielamistral #laotra #instagood #photooftheday #dancerslife #dancelife #MOOD #kendalljenner for @ippolitajewelry by Ryan McGinley + #movementdirection by @evnyc  #campaign #movementdirector Pure Joy!  #comiccon2017  @haroldjoyce  #ironman #superhero #dancer #nyc Happy #worldballetday ! Here’s a #tbt of a 14 year old me. πŸ™ƒ #ballet #ballerina Sneak peak at #structuredtranscendence for @glassbook directed + choreographed by me and supported by an amazing team. βœ¨πŸ™ŒπŸΌβœ¨ #dancers @jonoleolstad @paigegaga #photography @jimlafferty #cinematography @eduarde89 #fashionstylist @rosserinstyles makeup @karlahirkaler #film #editor @w1nn1th colour @eunahleedp  #choreographerassistant @suzie_rz #postproduction @picturefarmpro #production support @sandboxstudio score @gregorystevenlawrence #dancefilm #fashionfilm #Choreography #location #currentmood #breastfeeding #roundtheclock #mothersmilk #louisebourgeois #untitled #no.33 #thefragile Delicious little feet. I can nibble on them all day. #solomonnikolaosjoyce @haroldjoyce #brooklynbaby I'm there in spirit! Tonight! @ninalisandrello 's  #film #VACANT premiers at the @agotoronto staring @nickemilconcepcion @eilavalls with #Choreography by @evnyc here's a #bts of us getting it done. πŸ–€ #artgalleryofontario #tisff #torontointernationalshortfilmfestival #womeninfilm #choreographer #dance #dancefilm  Program 2 9pm #danceoncamera #movementdirector #filmfestival #setlife #tdot #wcw @alexandra_mack by @scottmckay17 #creativedirection @daviadecroix #movementdirection + #styling @evnyc h+m @joseeleducmakeup @sandboxstudio @mycreativedrive #movement #fashion #photography #movementdirector #choreographer #stylist #movimiento #dancer The gorgeous @alexandra_mack by @scottmckay17  #creativedirection @daviadecroix #movementdirection + #Styling by me and hair + makeup @joseeleducmakeup for @sandboxstudio #sandboxstudio #newyorkcity #editorial #movement #fashion #photography #dance #dancer #movementdirector #choreographer #fashionstylist @wilhelminamodels Sleep deprived from this adorable nugget but trying to kick off Monday right! NEW WORK with my @sandboxstudio Crew! @alexandra_mack by @scottmckay17 #creativedirection by @daviadecroix #styling + #movementdirection by me πŸ™ƒ + face + hair by @joseeleducmakeup #movementdirector #fashionstylist #fashion #editorial #sandboxstudio #dance #choreography #movement #photography @wilhelminamodels And a little video for you πŸ”₯ @kendalljenner by Ryan McGinley for @ippolitajewelry + #movementdirection by me. πŸ’ƒπŸ» #fashionfilm #fashion #campaign #location #KendallJenner #movementdirector #choreographer @blocnyc @picturefarmpro New Work!  #KendallJenner @kendalljenner for @ippolitajewelry shot by Ryan Mcginley with #movementdirection by me :) ✨πŸ”₯✨ #movementdirector #campaign #nyfw #photography #location @blocnyc #choreographer #ippolitajewelry #fallwinter2017 Another beautiful still from @ninalisandrello 's #film #Vacant premiering at the #torontointernationalshortfilmfestival at the @agotoronto next week! #Choreography by @evnyc πŸ–€βœ¨ #filmfestival #tisff2017 #dancefilm #womeninfilm #womenmakingmovies #dancer #dancelife #toronto #tdot #canada Huge congrats to my bestie @ninalisandrello for her gorgeous #film #Vacant  I had the honour of #choreographing this piece πŸ–€It's premiering at the #torontointernationalshortfilmfestival #tisff next week hosted by the @agotoronto #dancefilm #dance #choreography #danceoncamera #womenmakingmovies #womeninfilm #artgalleryofontario #toronto #canadian @nickemilconcepcion @eilavalls #filmfestival #bts @blocnyc

Elena Vazintaris is a Brooklyn based choreographer, creative movement consultant, and filmmaker.

Her career spans more than a decade, first as a performer for the likes of Shakira, Ludacris, MTV VMA’s and Nike’s Body by Dance Campaign to an established choreographer of film, video, photography and the stage.

Elena's body of work has been featured in videos for Big Data, Cool Uncle and Mates of State. TV on the Radio’s “Me-I” featuring Elena’s creative movement and choreography was awarded best music video at SXSW and recognized at Garden State Film Festival, BAM Animation Festival and Ottawa Film Festival. Accolades from SXSW continued with a best music video nomination for Yip Deceiver's "Get Strict" (featuring Reggie Watts) also choreographed by Elena.

Having a specialized knowledge of how movement best translates to film found Elena collaborating with tech startup You Visit, experimenting with the latest Virtual Reality technology, creating two short films of immersive movement.  These can be experienced with Oculus Rift, Google Cardboard, or Samsung Gear VR. 

Most recently her work on "The Enemy" by Erik Madigan Heck was featured in New York Magazine, Dazed Digital, and Tribeca Film for its controversial exploration into police brutality through contemporary dance.

In 2015 Elena was commissioned by Refinery29 to launch UK Retailer Primark in the US by choreographing a large scale stage and runway event, scored by the Misshapes.  

As a movement consultant Elena brings her unique perspective as commercial fashion stylist for brands like Diane Von Furstenberg, Target, St. John, Adrianna Papell, Calvin Klein, Adult Swim, and MTV, providing choreographic direction for fashion and editorial projects. Elena consults photographers, creative directors and models to shape bodies and mold clothing into unique visual performances for still or moving image.

Elena’s love of cinematic dance, steeped in rich and stark story telling has made her an asset in the creative process making her a sought after collaborator working a long side some of the industries top Directors, Creative Directors, and Photographers.