2018 Symposium Online Submission

If you would like to submit your film or project to the 2018 Film and Video Poetry Symposium please complete the online submission form.

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Director | Filmmaker | Media Artist *
Director | Filmmaker | Media Artist
Poet | Writer *
Poet | Writer
100 words
Duration of Work | TRT
Submitter's Name *
Submitter's Name
Street Address *
Street Address
Contact Phone Number
Contact Phone Number
The Transaction ID can be found on your Submission Fee receipt. If you have not yet paid for your submission, Please click here to complete your payment.
Date of Payment *
Date of Payment
Confirmation of Rules and Regulations *
By checking the following box I acknowledge that I have read the rules & regulations provided below. I understand and have complied with these rules and regulations. I understand that failure to adhere to the rules and regulations will result in disqualification. I acknowledge that once my submission form and payment is processed, FVPS will not allow a revision to the submission form nor provide a refund.
Confirmation of Ownership *
By checking the following box I warrant the submission of the original work detailed within this online submission form and that there are no disputes regarding the ownership of this project. I agree to indemnify, hold harmless from and defend FVPS against claims, demands, losses, damages, judgment, liabilities, attorney’s fees and expenses out of or in connection with any and all claims of third parties, whether or not groundless, based on any film, script, or poem submitted to the Film and Video Poetry Symposium or developed out of such submission.


Deadline: All submissions must be submitted, emailed, or post marked no later than 11:59PM PST, December 31, 2017.

One (1) project title per submission form is allowed. Works in progress will NOT be considered.

The Film and Video Poetry Symposium will not offer notes or feedback on any submitted films.

The Film and Video Poetry Symposium cannot be held liable or responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement. 

The submitter agrees to provide FVPS the exhibition format indicated on this entry form two (2) weeks prior to the announced screening date. 

URL link and password must NOT expire until after the symposium selection process concludes and the 2018 program is announced.

Entries that are not English language must be subtitled in English. (For translation and subtitling assistance click here.)

The submitter agrees to provide up-to-date contact information pertaining to the director(s) and producer(s) of the project submitted.

In the event that the submitted project is accepted for inclusion within the 2018 Film and Video Poetry Symposium the submitter agrees to provide each of the following rights to The 2018 Film and Video Poetry Symposium without reservations, conditions, or qualifications: (a) the right to use footage, stills and/or titles, and information from or relating to the project for promotional purposes; and (b) the right to issue and authorize publicity concerning the filmmakers and the project and to use all associated names, likenesses and biographical information.

FVPS will waive all future submission fees for the poets and filmmakers whose work is selected for the 2018 symposium.

Students qualify to waive 50% of the submission fee. To be approved for this waiver the applicant must email a letter of request with proof of current enrollment before completing and forwarding any submission form.

Student waivers and all other requests for waivers must be submitted to the following email:  Submissions@FVPSociety.com.  

No revisions will be accepted once an entry has been received. Once a payment has been processed, FVPS will not provide a refund.

All decisions made by judges, programmers, and organizers will be final, and no refund of submission fee will be provided.

The Film and Video Poetry Symposium will announce the 2018 program selection on: March 1, 2018.