International Poetry-Film Competition

2020 is Ó Bhéal’s tenth year screening international poetry-films, and eight year featuring this competition. Up to thirty films will be shortlisted and screened during the festival in October. One winner will receive the Indie Cork / Ó Bhéal prize for best Poetry-Film.
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Ó Bhéal is Cork’s weekly poetry event, featuring poetry-films, a poetry challenge, guest poets. Ó Bhéal hosts the annual Winter Warmer poetry festival each November and curates two International competitions: The Five Words poetry competition and the Ó Bhéal/IndieCork International Poetry-Film competition.
Films must interpret, or convey a poem which must be present in its entirety (audibly and/or visually), having been completed no earlier than 1st of May 2018.
 Entries may not exceed 10 minutes in duration
 Non-English language films will require English subtitles.
Deadline : 31 August 2020

here is no entry fee to participate!

Participation in the “ Poetry-Film Competition ” Award contest is free

category :
    Film making
Who may enter ?
    Entry is free to anyone.
    One overall winner will receive the Ó Bhéal award for best poetry-film.
    shortlisted films will be screened (and the winner announced) at the 8th Winter Warmer poetry festival (27th-29th Nov 2020).
First Step: 
You should send your movie via email to poetryfilm [at] – including the following info in an attached word document:
    Name and duration of Film.
    Name of director.
    Country of origin.
    Contact details.
    Name of Poet.
    Name of Poem.
    Filmmaker biography.
    Link to download a high-resolution version of the film.
Second Step : 
 If you are sending a vimeo or youtube link, etc, please ensure that the download button is enabled.
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