Articles Tagged: film

The Impacts of Interactive Storytelling: A Case Study of Jupiter Ascending

Warning: the following contains potentially crucial, but mostly lukewarm, spoilers for the film “Jupiter Ascending”. Consider yourself notified. My first critical thought on viewing the latest Wachowski filmsprawl actually wasn’t one. And by stating this, I’m not intending any smartarse obscuration, though I am aware that even using that term “filmsprawl” could firmly place me… Read more »

PoetryFilm Open Call for Submissions

PoetryFilm, launched in 2002 by Malgorzata Kitowski, celebrates films based on poems, poems turned into films, collaborations, text-based films, and other avant-garde text/image/sound  material. It is  inviting submissions for a forthcoming series. All themes and topics are welcome. There are also a number of specific themed events coming so work exploring these topics is particularly… Read more »

A Brief Introduction to Film Poetry

Firstly, what are poetry films? One thing they are not (although they can be) is films of people reading or reciting poetry. Confused? Even the name of the genre is disputed. Poetry films appear under different guises as ‘poetryfilms’, ‘filmpoems, ‘video poems’, ‘multimedia poetry’, ‘e-poetry’ and ‘screen poetry’. Broadly speaking they are a combining of poetry/words,… Read more »