Monday, February 16, 2004

poetry and film - an opportunity

I've been busy over west in Perth, hence the streets of ruby haven't echoed with the sound of walking or poetry in the last week. More about the west soon, but in the meatime, here's a snippet related to my recent post about poetry and film. It's for film-makers who want to use a poem/s in their next film.

2nd ZEBRA Poetry Film Award
July 1- 4, 2004


The literaturWERKstatt berlin invites all who have produced a short film relating to one or more poems to participate in the competition for the 2nd international ZEBRA Poetry Film Award endowed with total cash prizes of 10,000 EURO! The deadline for registration is March 31, 2004.

The award is a joint project of the literaturWERKstatt berlin, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH (German Technical Cooperation) and interfilm berlin assisted by the Hauptstadtkulturfonds and the Goethe-Institut. It is the largest international viewing forum for short films relating to poetry.

Films and videos should be up to 10 minutes long and must be produced after January 1, 2000. They must display an evident connection to one or more poems. The registration form as well as in-detail information can be obtained at the zebra award web site

Further inquiries to:
literaturWERKstatt berlin, ZEBRA Poetry Film Award, Knaackstr. 97 (Kulturbrauerei), D-10435 Berlin,
Germany, Phone: ++49 (0)30 48 52 45 34, Fax: ++49 (0)30 48 52 45 30, zebra-award@literaturwerkstatt.org


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