Poetry Film Competition Filmfreeway

Drumshanbo County Leitrim, Ireland, hosts an annual literary festival bringing together some of Irelands finest writers and poets to celebrate the written word. As part of this we host an annual Poetry Film competition open to filmmakers and poets from everywhere.

Each year we have an evening where we screen the shortlisted films as part of the festivals opening ceremony. Send your entries and come join us in this beautiful Lakelands town in August.

See all of 2022s shortlisted films and winners HERE

First Prize €400 will be awarded to the best poetry film on Friday 25th August after the shortlist screening.

Please apply via Filmfreeway at the following link – FilmFreeway

Rules & Terms

Please apply via Filmfreeway by Saturday 1st July 2023

The Poetry Film should be no longer than 6 minutes, and have been made since Jan 2021.

Max two films per competitor.

Poetry films in all languages are accepted but, if not in English or Irish, subtitles or captions in English should be provided.

Responsibility for copyright and third party authorisations lies with the creator.

Curator: Colm Scully

film-freeway | Drumshanbo Written Word Festival
Contact our Event Manager
+353 (0)87 0976994

Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim, Ireland


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