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.

The winners will be announced at an online screening in late November 2020 (date tbc).

Thank you to QWC for their sponsorship.

QPF Film Poetry Challenge - 2020 Application Form

QPF Film Poetry Challenge
  • Please provide names of other team members. If you created this film solo, please write 'N/A'
    Entrants can select more than one provided they are eligible
  • eg. from DropBox, GoogleDrive, Vimeo, or YouTube. NB. Films hosted online must be on 'private' setting. Please contact awards@queenslandpoetryfestival.com if you require assistance
  • If no password required, write 'N/A'
    Please tick
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Please upload the transcript of your poetry film (unless no language is spoken)
  • Please select your
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    On clicking submit you will be taken to Paypal to complete your application. Please note: Paypal accepts all forms of credit card as well as Paypal payments.