New Cinepoems organization announces 48-hour filmpoem challenge in Glasgow

Cinepoems is “a new organisation for exploring, developing and promoting filmpoetry in Scotland, Quebec and everywhere,” and “is currently run by poet Rachel McCrum (Edinburgh) and a loose collective of film makers and poets in Scotland and Quebec.” This week they announced their first live event, a 48-hour challenge for poetry filmmakers. Continue Reading

Call for submissions: 5th International Video Poetry Festival in Athens

The yearly International Video Poetry Festival 2016 will be held for the fifth time in Greece in Athens. Approximately 2500 people attended the festival last year. There will be two different zones of the festival. The first zone will include video poems, visual poems, short film poems and cinematic poetry by artists from all over the world (America, Asia, Europe, Africa). The second zone will include cross-platform collaborations of sound producers and music groups with poets and visual artists in live improvisations. Continue Reading

Call for Contributions to Poetryfilm Magazine on Sound and Voice-over in Poetry Film

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Poetryfilm Magazine, the multilingual, digital and print publication from Poetryfilmkanal, has just issued a call for essay contributions to its next issue, which has the theme “Ton und Voice-over im Poetryfilm” (Sound and Voice-over in Poetry film). Continue Reading

Call for submissions: 20th anniversary Videobardo International Videopoetry Festival

VideoBardo, founded in 1996, calls on artists to participate in the VideoBardo 20 Years International Videopoetry Festival (VI), which is composed of preliminary events throughout 2016 in different cities and places, and by a central week in November in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Continue Reading