Using text on screen: Jane Glennie, typographer and filmmaker, shares typographical skills and knowledge and how these insights can be applied to text on screen when creating poetry films - the what, why, and where. It comes with a warning that you might inadvertently fall into Star Wars territory!
Suzie Hanna, Diek Grobler, and Jane Glennie discuss the craft of merging poetry, animation, and text on screen. They shared their expertise, with Suzie focusing on poetry animation's unique capabilities and visual symbolism, Diek on animated poetry films, and Jane on typography and text placement.
In a Poetry Film Conversation, Helen Dewbery discusses the interplay between poetry and film with Rosie Garland, Maria Jastrzębska, and Jane Glennie. Topics include collaboration, adaptation, and the power of inquiry. Featured works include a film inspired by Tilly Losch and the Snow Q project.
Suzie Hanna, an Emerita Professor of Animation at Norwich University of the Arts, is an established animator with interests in poetry and sound design. She has produced internationally recognized short films and innovative projects. Beyond her teaching and research, she consults and collaborates extensively in her field.
Ian Gibbins is a poet, video artist, and electronic musician living on Kaurna land in Adelaide, South Australia. He has four books of poetry, and his videos have been shown to acclaim worldwide in festivals, galleries, installations, and public art programs. Until he retired in 2014, Ian was an internationally recognized neuroscientist and Professor of Anatomy.
Helen Dewbery and Lucy English discuss the motivations and experiences of creating poetry films with poets Kathy Gee, Lee Campbell, and Janet Lees. Lee's films have won awards and festival selections, Kathy has transitioned from a history-focused career to poetry and film, and Janet's lens-based art and poetry have gained international recognition.
Kirsten Luckins and Laura Degnan, promote storytelling through their Celebrating Change project. Be Manzini, a film poet, merges creative arts and activism. Adam Steiner's Disappear Here project collaborates with artists to blend poetry and film, examining life in urban spaces.