Really pleased to introduce a new poetry film collective in Bristol. Sebastian Lewis connected me up and they are having a screening on May 5th at Strange Brew – sounds really interesting, so take a look. I won’t be able to get there as I was given Dylan Moran tickets for my birthday! So, sad […]
My publishers, Intellect Books, have put forward The Poetics of Poetry Film for the Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards in the moving image category. I am really honoured to be in the running, and feel pleased on behalf of everyone who has contributed, and look forward to the imminent announcement of the winners!
Innisfree, Don Carey, (2013, Ireland) Based upon the famous poem ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ by William Butler Yeats. A man in a chaotic and depressing urban environment seeks to escape his surroundings. Director / scriptwriter / editor: Don Carey cast: Will O Connell produced by the students of the animation department at the Irish […]
Lucy English has just sent me a really comprehensive review of Helen Dewbery’s and my own poetry film presentations at LYRA last Sunday. It is a really interesting piece of writing – we were interviewed after the event and I was wondering how it would turn out. So here it is! Thank you to Sebastian […]
So pleased to announce that the La Scapigliata : the Woman with the Dishevelled Hair has won the first Frame to Frames : Your Eyes Follow ekphrastic poetry film prize at LYRA poetry festival, Bristol. It was based on the painting La Scapigiliata by Leonardo da Vinci (1506–1508) with poem by LA poet Lois P. Jones, […]