Gettin’ On With It:
This short film was created during the fall of 2020 in celebration of the release of The Ways of the Firefly, a poetry book in German and English released by Moloko Print during the pandemic. It is filmed in Marielyst, Nykøbing, in the south of Denmark, and the music is composed by Jevgeniy Turovskiy, who corresponded with me digitally from Berlin for the creation of this project.
The process? For the camera, I used my smartphone, and then animated on Procreate and edited on DaVinci & After Effects.
The film has been screened in the following film festivals around the world:
-Mobile Got Talent, Pakistan October 2020
-International Art Film Festival, London, October 2020
-Helios Sun Poetry Festival, Mexico, November 2020
(with whom I also did a virtual conference about interdisciplinary creations and the making of this piece).
-Runoviikko / Poetry Week Festival, Finland, November 2020
-9th international Video Poetry Festival, Athens, December 2020
-REELPoetry/Houston TX, US January 2021
If you’re interested in screening this short film during your poetry event, film festival or other cultural happening, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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