Submissions are currently closed

Please read these guidelines before submitting.

We welcome submissions of poetry films.

  • Poetry films should be no longer than 6 minutes.
    We are looking for poetry films that are primarily the work of the poet – or that has been made in close collaboration with the poet.
    Poetry films should be in English, or have English subtitles.
  • Only one poetry film can be submitted at a time.
    Poetry films need to have a link to YouTube or Vimeo. Please include a password if applicable.
    Previously screened, shown and published work is great, but please send us your best work.
    Poetry Film Live is unable to pay contributors.
  • By submitting to, and having work published by Poetry Film Live, you understand and agree to the following:
    All rights remain the property of the author.
    The author asserts, under his/her/their own liability, the complete right of use on used materials (images, words, sounds, music) that compose the artwork; the author undertakes complete liability for any breach of copyright laws.
    Work published will be archived on the site;

Thank you for sending us your work. We aim to get back to you within 4 weeks.