Nationality: U.K.

Alphabet by Natalie d’Arbeloff

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Video by British artist Natalie d’Arbeloff. I think it’s interesting how the poem here is intrinsic to the film itself; the text would be difficult to extract and fairly meaningless as a static object without the interplay with the images.

The Other Woman by Lizzie Whyman

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Poem by Lizzie Whyman

Film by Alex Kinsey

Another video interpretation of the poem, an animation by Charlotte Johnson, is also worth watching, though unfortunately embedding has been disabled. Watch it here.

Both videos were commissioned by New Writing North.

Burger Man by Gaia Holmes

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Poem by Gaia Holmes

Film by Sharon Keighley, with narration by Lela Keighley

Thanks to Michelle at Peony Moon for bringing the work of this fine English poet to my attention.

Holy Island by Deborah Buchan

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http://youtu.be/OzAOGh5FaF8

Poem by Deborah Buchan (text here)

Film by Dawn Furness

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Film by Philip Shotton

Both these videos were “commissioned by New Writing North, the literature development agency for the north east of England.”

Heart Wrap by Shamshad Khan

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Poem by Shamshad Khan

Film by Lisa Risbec, with narration by the author
Commissioned by Comma Film

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot

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Poem and reading by T. S. Eliot (text here)

Animation by Everett Wilson, who writes:

I produced the visuals for this poem by T.S. Eliot in the fall of 2001, during my brief time in the Media program at the University of Lethbridge. “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, an Animated Rendition of T.S. Eliot’s Poem” appeared in the “highlights reel” of the Melbourne International Student Animation Festival, which traveled to select universities across Australia. After receiving feedback on YouTube, I replaced the original narration with T.S. Eliot’s voice in this 2007 revision.

There are other Prufrock videos on YouTube, but this is by far the best of those I’ve seen.