Call for Entries: Juteback Poetry Film Festival 2017

Juteback Poetry Film Festival poster

The late, lamented Body Electric Poetry Film Festival is back with a new name! The Juteback Poetry Film Festival will take place on May 20th at the Lyric Cinema Cafe in Fort Collins, Colorado. Festival director R.W. Perkins will collaborate with Matt Mullins to program the festival. They note:

At the Juteback Poetry Film Festival we are looking for innovative and technically sound filmmaking, coupled with a strong grasp of poetics. It is our hope to showcase a wide range of talented film-poets from around the world to best represent the budding art form of videopoetry.

Submit online through the website. I’ll paste in the instructions:

THE JUTEBACK POETRY FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSION GUIDE

  • All films must be submitted online. Please use the form below to complete your submission. To submit please load your film to Youtube, Vimeo or media sharing site of your choice, then provide the link in your submission. If you choose to use a privacy setting on either Youtube or Vimeo please be sure to provide us with a proper access code to view your film.
  •  All films must be completed before the deadline of April. 16th, 2017. As long as your film has been completed before the April 16th deadline please feel free to submit.
  •  All non-English films must have English sub-titles.
  •  All films selected for the festival grant Juteback Productions, LLC the rights to use all video images and press materials from the film for promotional purposes.
  •  Juteback Productions, LLC is permitted to retain copies of each film selected as part of our festival library and for media educational use.
  •  You may submit more than one film, please repeat process for each entry.
  • Films must be no more than 15 minutes in duration.

Submit here. And follow the festival on Facebook and Twitter.

Dave Bonta

Dave is the founder of Moving Poems, and posts videos for his own poems (along with lots of other stuff) at Via Negativa. Here’s a bio.

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