International Poetry Film Festival dedicated to all genres of poetry short films: experimentals, schrift films, animations and essay films. Main competition for German speaking countries. International competition after a given festival poem. In addition curated side program with international films, readings & lectures. The Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival takes place bi-annually.
Many cultural events had to be postponed from 2020 to 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we therefore can not announce a guaranteed festival date earlier than end of summer 2021.
- "AWARD GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRIES"
- "SPECIAL AWARD" after a given festival poem
- AUDIENCE AWARD for an international film within the side program
Information about prize-money will follow.
- We are looking for literary short films in the genre "poetry film"
(wanted duration 2-20 min.)
- The main poetry film competition dedicated to German speaking countries only. We accept films back to 10 years (production year 2011). German language is wanted, but not requested. English or German subtitles are required. Please check carefully, if you can meet this criteria!
- The second poetry film competition is dedicated to a given festival poem. All films have to use this poem. You can download the poem as a recording for free from the festival homepage http://www.poetryfilm-vienna.com. For the SPECIAL AWARD we accept entries from all over the world.
- Do not send us any films, which have been already submitted to us previously.
People, this is a POETRY Film Festival! Were are only looking for literary art and poetry films.
More information upcoming!