QPF2020 Film+Poetry Challenge

The #QPF2020 Film+Poetry Challenge is an Australia-wide video poem competition with a prize pool of nearly $3000.

Bring your poem to life through film – or create a poetic video – for your chance to be included in the finalist screening and win fabulous cash prizes! Enter any categories you’re eligible for, including open, regional and under-18 categories – and get in touch at awards@queenslandpoetryfestival.com with any questions.


  • Judges’ PRIZE: $1000
  • Regional PRIZE: $650 and 1 year QWC Membership
  • Peoples’ Choice PRIZE: $650
  • Youth PRIZE (18 years or under): $500 and 1 year QWC Membership

Application form opens on August 10 2020. Download the guidelines here.

  • Applications for open and regional categories CLOSE at midnight 10 Oct 2020.
  • Applications for youth category CLOSE at midnight 24 Oct 2020.

Please note: announcement of our judges is under embargo until the finalists are declared.

Entries have now closed and winners and finalists will be announced at an online screening on 26th November 2020 at 7.30pm Brisbane time on QPF’s YouTube Channel.

Thank you to QWC for their sponsorship.

The People’s Choice winner will be announced on social media on 3 December. Thank you and good luck to the winners and finalists!