Application for the 5th ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival
1. Conditions of Entry
Films up to 15 minutes in duration completed after 1 January 2007 may
be entered. The selection committee reserves the right in exceptional
cases to admit longer films. All films submitted must be audio-visual
interpretations of one of more poems.
Permissible formats for showing are: 35mm, Beta SP and DVD in the
highestpossible resolution. Films for screening must have English
The entry must include the following materials:
- a completed entry form,
- a preview video in DVD or VHS format,
- a digital still photo,
- a literary translation of the poem(s) in German or English,
- a synopsis,
- a biography of the poet and a biography and filmography of the director.
All texts must be provided in digital form. Submission of entry
materials is at the expense of the sender.
Please send entries to the address below.
3. Selection of films
On the basis of the preview copies, the Programme Commission will
decide on the selection of the films for the competition and all other
parts of the programme. A list of the films that have been selected
will be posted at www.literaturwerkstatt.org from the beginning of
September 2010. No enquiries regarding selection will be answered
before this time. From mid-September 2010 on. all participants will be
informed by e-mail of the results of the selection.
4. Submission of screening copies
Screening copies of the films that have been selected must be received
by the Literaturwerkstatt Berlin by no later than 30 September 2010.
The dispatcher must pay the costs of dispatching the submission to
Dispatch and return of the film copies is at the risk of the sender.
Screening copies are insured during the event at their copy value. Any
claims for compensation must be made by no later than ten days after
return dispatch. The venue of jurisdiction is Berlin.
ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival
tel: +49. 30. 48 52 45 0
fax: +49. 30. 48 52 45 30