10th Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition- Submit now (1st May – 31 August 2022)
The 10th Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition is now open for submissions (1st of May – 31st of August 2022). The judges for 2022 are Colm Scully and Paul Casey.
Up to 30 shortlisted films will be screened at the Ó Bhéal Winter Warmer Festival in November, with the overall winner being announced directly after the screenings.
For more info, submission guidelines & previous winners visit: https://www.obheal.ie/blog/competition-poetry-film/
Submission Guidelines 2022
Submissions will be open from 1st May – 31st August 2022. Entries made outside of these dates cannot be considered. You may submit as many films as you like – each must interpret or convey a poem (present in its entirety, audibly and/or visually) and have been completed after the 1st of May 2020.
The shortlist will be announced during October 2022 and one overall winner will receive the Ó Bhéal award for best poetry-film. Shortlisted films will be screened (and the winner announced) at the 10th Winter Warmer poetry festival (25th-27th Nov 2022).
Entry is free to anyone, and should be made via email to poetryfilm [at] obheal.ie – including the following info in an attached word document:
- Name and duration of Film
- Month & Year completed
- Name of Director
- Country of origin
- Contact details
- Name of Poet
- Name of Poem
- Filmmaker biography
- and a Link to download a high-resolution version of the film.**
Best of Luck!