There is, in the meeting of words, and images, and sound, a formation that can intrinsically be described as a form of poetry itself. In this form of poetry every poetic device can be explored and utilised - rhythm, repetition, metaphor, and so on.

Poetry Film Live has a focus on the work of poets and the type of poetry film that is a literary form. A form of poetry that is visual, not solely textual, that moves rather than stays put on a page. 

Poetry Film Making 




Chaucer Cameron presents a short history of poetry film.



a poetry film by Carolyn Guinzio

Notes from a Moon Station

As the earth rises above the surface of the moon, a survivor remembers its history. A poetry film by Anne Rouse.


reading by Lucia Sellars

A Manual of Wonder

Lucy English reads A Manual of Wonder which was made in collaboration with Dave Richardson


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Poetry Film Live is the new home of Elephant's Footprint online poetry film training.

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