Submissions are now open for The 2020 Film and Video Poetry Symposium.
Poets, filmmakers, media artists, and video artists are called to submit their work to The 3rd Annual Film and Video Poetry Symposium.
This festival and symposium will screen a large scope of film and video projects developed through the medium of poetry. The symposium programmers also curate and present a 30 day gallery exhibit in conjunction with the formal screenings. There are no restrictions regarding when the film was produced or if the film has premiered regionally or internationally. There are no running time restrictions.
The Film and Video Poetry Symposium is accepting poetry films, filmpoems, digital-poetry, poetry video, Cin(E)-Poetry, spoken word films, videopoema, choreopoems, visual poetry, poetronica, and media poetry. The Film and Video Poetry Symposium also calls for experimental film and video work that explores language and/or literature whether it be oral, written, visual, or symbolic. This includes the film essay or cinematic essay, non-narrative work, and the avant-guard. We strongly consider work that challenges traditional and current visual communication methods while continuing to function as a mode for exploring narrative and personal expression. Performance material, virtual reality projects, video mapping, installation proposals, and video art presentations that hybrid or contain strong aspects of poetry are encouraged. Film and video work focusing on historically important poets, poems, literary ideas, or events are also encouraged.
DEADLINE: May 3, 2020 11:59PM PST
SUBMISSION FEE: $20 USD
PROGRAM ANNOUNCED: June 1, 2020
The 2020 Film and Video Poetry Symposium runs through the month of July, 2020
For those applicants who would like to complete the submission process online, please click here: ONLINE APPLICATION / SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
You may also email or snail mail your submission to the Film and Video Poetry Symposium office. You can do this by filling out a DOWNLOADABLE SUBMISSION FORM available through the 2020 Film and Video Poetry Symposium website. Snail mailers will need to send a cashier's check or money order that can be retained by a US Banking Institution. Snail mailers must also make sure the media submitted is formatted for region 1 (USA). Email submissions must include proof of payment, a link to the work, and a password for that link if applicable. Submission address and/or email is available below.
This film festival and symposium is hosted by The Film and Video Poetry Society.
For more information and a detailed description of the submission guidelines please visit our guideline page: www.FVPSociety.com
The Film and Video Poetry Society
2020 FILM AND VIDEO POETRY SYMPOSIUM
1001 Fremont Avenue | Post Office Box 1131
South Pasadena, Ca. 91030 - 9998