Videopoetry and Poetry Film Links

Regularly updated websites and blogs covering poetry film or videopoety

  • Atticus Review (Mixed Media category)
    Videopoems and other digital literature pieces
  • Art Visuals & Poetry
    Videopoems are regularly featured at this online hub of an artists’ collective in Vienna
  • Button Poetry
    Well-produced performance poetry videos, released at the rate of one a day (they also have a website and a YouTube channel)
  • Cinematic Poems
    A regularly updated blog sharing examples of “An Important Emerging Creative Short Film Genre”
  • The Continental Review
    “One of the internet’s first video-only forums for contemporary video poetry and poetics”
  • Film and Video Poetry Society
    An ambitious web platform for poetry filmmakers and videopoets
  • FilmPoem
    No longer just the work of a single filmmaker (Alastair Cook), this project has spawned a traveling film festival
  • Motionpoems
    Professional filmmakers adapt the works of major contemporary American poets
  • New River Journal
    The web’s oldest journal devoted exclusively to digital writing and art, including videopoetry
  • Poetry Film Live
    A UK-based magazine with monthly issues
  • PoetryFilm
    News items regularly appear at this British screening series’ website
  • Poetryfilmkanal
    The authoritative German web magazine on poetry film includes a lot of content in English
  • PoetrySeen
    A magazine with a focus on poetry videos
  • TriQuarterly
    The venerable literary journal began publishing cinepoetry and videoessays in 2013
  • Versogramas
    A very good videopoetry blog from Galicia, Spain
  • VIDEOPOETRY
    A Spanish blog “abierto a la participación de creadores de videopoemas”
  • UbuWeb: film and video
    An invaluable archive of classic avant-garde film

Occasionally updated, dormant or static sites worth checking out

Single-artist sites

  • Eduardo Yagüe
    Spanish filmmaker specializing in vídeo poesía / video poetry
  • Elephant’s Footprint
    Film and video poetry by U.K. poet Chaucer Cameron and photographer/director Helen Dewberry
  • George Aguilar: Cin(E)-Poetry
    Essays and other resources from a pioneer in the genre
  • J.P. Sipilä
    Finnish videopoet in the Konyves tradition
  • Kate Greenstreet
    American poet, artist and filmmaker
  • ottar ormstad – yellow poetry
    Videopoetry and more from a Norwegian master of concrete poetry
  • The Peter Principle
    Text animations + audio and more, “a lyric exploration of the cost and consequence of a life spent at work,” by Clayton Crosby
  • Swoon
    Videopoems and soundscapes from the Belgian artist Swoon (Marc Neys), mostly in service to others’ poems, but occasionally for his own
  • Tom Konyves’ page on Academia.edu
    Canadian poet Tom Konyves originally coined the term “videopoetry” and remains its foremost authority

Book publishers with poetry video divisions

Social media

Poetry film festival links are now on their own page.