Calls 2021


6th Weimar Poetry Film Award


Through the new film award, the Literary Society of Thuringia is looking for innovative poetry films.

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 should explore the relation between film and written poetry in an innovative, straightforward way. Films that are produced before 2018 will not be considered.

From all submitted films selected for the festival competition, three Jury members will choose the winner of the main prize (1000 € Best Animation, 1000,- € Best Video). Moreover, an audience award of 250 € will be awarded.

In 2020, the Weimar Poetry Film Prize will be awarded for the second time as part of its own festival – the International Poetry Film Festival of Thuringia –

Deadline: May 31th, 2021