Deadline Call 2021


Call 2021 | Two weeks to go!

The deadline for the 6th Weimar Poetry Film Award 2021 ends at May 31st:

Filmmakers from any nation and of any age are welcome to participate with up to three short films of up to 10:00 mins, which explore the relation between film and written poetry in an innovative, straightforward way. Films that are produced before 2018 will not be considered. More Information here


Greeting from Susan Arnold. Winner Best Animation

Jury Award Best Animation: Subconscious Notes


Greetings from David Gaines. Winner Best Video


Poetry Film Festival select their main winners!

The winners of the 5th Weimar Poetry Film Award are the poetryfilms fine China (Jury Award for Best video) and Subconscious Notes (Jury Award for Best Animation). Viewers can vote for the audience award online until November 12th.

The jury of the 5th Weimar Poetry Film Prize, consisting of the Dutch filmmaker Helmie Stil, the photographer Kathrin Tillmanns from Düsseldorf and the literary scholar and poet Jan Röhnert from Braunschweig selected the US entry fine China (2020) as the winner of the 1000 Euro endowed prize in the category “Best Video”. It was directed by poet David Gaines, who lives near Philadelphia (USA) @davegpoetry. And in the “Best Animation” category, the German entry “Subconscious Notes / Notizen aus dem Unterbewusstsein” (2018) by the Leipzig-based filmmaker Susann Arnold won the prize, which is also endowed with 1000 euros.

(Photo Susann Arnold: © Daša Geiger)