Art Visuals & Poetry Film Festival ()

Poetry Film Festival Vienna


30 Nov 2016
Call for entries

30 Mar 2017
Festival closed

30 Sep 2017
Notification date

04 Nov 2017
06 Nov 2017


Hörnesgasse 24/6,  1030, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Festival description
Short Films >1' 20'<
Feature Films >57' 90'<

Festival requirements
 Music Video
 Any Theme
 Has submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 December 2007
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
German English
German English
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Festival start: 04 November 2017      Festival end: 06 November 2017

International Poetry Film Festival dedicated to all genres of poetry film: experimentals, schrift films, animations and essay films. Side program with international films, performances & lectures. The festival will take place bi-annually alternating to the German Poetry Film Festival ZEBRA. (Berlin/Münster).

2 Poetry film short competitions


- SPECIAL AWARD after a given festival poem from Rainer Maria Rilke

The main competition "GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRIES is dedicated to Swiss, German or Austrian directors or co-directors, either by residency or nationality. German language is wanted, but not required.

- The main competition " GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRIES" is a short film competition (1-20 min.)

- Literary feature films are accepted from German speaking countries only. They will be screened in the side program of the festival out of competition.

-The second poetry short film competition program called SPECIAL AWARD is dedicated to a given festival poem from Rainer Maria Rilke. The voice over of the poem can be downloaded under Creative Commons from the festival homepage We provide you also with a free English translation (Creative Commons). The SPECIAL AWARD ist is open for submissions from all over the world.

- All the submitted films should not have been submitted before to the festival

- The films should not be older than 10 years (2007)



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