Calls 2020

6th Weimar Poetry Film Award 2021


Through the Weimar Poetry Film Award the Literary Society of Thuringia and the Weimar Animation Club are 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 explore the relation between film and written poetry in an innovative, straightforward way. Films that are produced before 2018 will not be considered.

The competition »Weimar Poetry Film Award« is financed by Kulturstiftung des Freistaats Thüringen and the City of Weimar. The competition is part of the »International Poetry Film Festival of Thuringia«.

From all submitted films selected for the festival competition three Jury members will choose the winner of the main awards (Best Animation, 1200 €; Best Video, 1200 €). Moreover, an audience award of 250 € will be awarded.

Dates & Deadlines

  • November 1, 2020 – Opening Date
  • December 31, 2020 – Earlybird
  • May 31, 2021 – Regular Deadline
  • July 16, 2021 – Notification Date
  • September 25, 2021 – Award Ceremony


Form for submissions [pdf] by e-mail to info [at]