48-hour filmpoem challenge nets 13 entries

Two weeks ago we told you about the 48-hour filmpoem challenge in Glasgow scheduled for this weekend. I must admit, I was skeptical about how many teams would compete, but according to CinePoems’ Twitter feed, no less than 13 teams entered the competition:

And all 13 made the deadline:

Congratulations to all involved. I hope some of the films will make it online so I can share them on Moving Poems. But more importantly, I hope this exercise has made converts out of some more poets and filmmakers! We’ll have to see what further news emerges about this, but it already sounds like a model worth trying to replicate elsewhere.

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