MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT FOR IRISH POETS AND VIDEOGRAPHERS 

 

 

Doolin Writers Festival video poetry competition

 Doolin Writers Weekend is pleased to announce the addition of a video-poetry competition to our annual prizes. 

The prize will be judged by multimedia author & educator, Dave Lordan

Videos can be shot on any device – smartphone, ipad, dslr, gopro etc

The maximum length is 5 mins. 

Any video made by an irish writer or writer living in Ireland from 1/01/2018 to (01/12/18) is eligible

Previously uploaded videos are eligible for entry.

Videos in receipt of corporate or state funding are ineligible. 

However, crowdfunded videos are welcome.

The competition is open theme- poetry videos on any subject are welcome.

Videos must be uploaded in MP4 format, & in the standard youtube HD Formats of 1920 by 1080, or 1280 by 720 

Entrants are reminded that poetry video is a hybrid form & marks will be awarded for inventive blending of words & images as well as the literary quality of the poem. 

Entrants must be at least 16 years of age.

The winning poetry videos will be shown as part of the Lit Cinema at the Doolin Writers Weekend. 

ENTRY FEE 10 EURO. FIRST PRIZE 500 EURO.

SUBMIT YOUR POETRY VIDEOS HERE https://hoteldoolin.submittable.com/submit

To find out more about Literary Video, check out Dave Lordan’s tutorial here https://youtu.be/qZ8O5F-vHiQ