Poetry Videos

Plasticnic

3a(May 2018) -written, narrated, and produced by Fiona Tinwei Lam, animated by Tisha Deb Pillai, sound design by Tinjun Niu; co-directed by Fiona and Tisha)

Screenings: Athens 7th International Video Poetry Festival (2018); Trenton Film Festival 2019; REELpoetry HoustonTX (2019)Newlyn International Short Film Festival UK (2019), All Together Now Festival (Michigan, 2019), Poetry+Video (Australia 2019), The Wrong Biennale of Digital Art and Culture, Inside Out Literary Arts: City Wide Poets program (Detroit 2019), Overmountain Animation Festival (Tennessee 2019), Ó Bhéal 7th International Poetry Film Festival (Ireland, 2019),  Ó Bhéal Winter Warmer Festival, Ireland, 2019), The Athens 8th International Video Poetry Festival (2019: Poetry+Video reel); Los Angeles Animation Festival 2019; The Word National Center for the Written Word, UK 2020 (Poetry+Video reel); Lyra Festival 2020 (Bristol, UK screening of poetry films on Climate and the Environment); Cadence Video Poetry Festival 2020 (Online)

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Plasticpoems

Screenshot closeup spiral

(March 2019) – written, directed and produced by Fiona Tinwei Lam with animation by Nhat Truong, sound design by Tinjun Niu)

Screenings:  Cadence Video Poetry Festival (2019), Cascadia Poetry Festival (2019 in Anacortes, WA), Experimental Film & Music Video Festival (2019) in Toronto, Art in Nature Festival (Seattle 2019), REELpoetry Houston (Houston, 2020) WINNER, JUDGES’ AWARD, BEST POETRY VIDEO

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Drunken Laundry Day with Charles Bukowski

sag16doylehenry-with-clock(June 2016) – poem written and narrated by Henry Doyle, produced and directed by Fiona Tinwei Lam with team of Kristen Campbell (lead animator) and Sitji Chou and Carolina Gonzales (animators), Analee Weinberger (videographer), and Tinjun Niu (sound design)

Screenings: Slideluck III Hong Kong (2016); DOXA 2017 (Vancouver); Northwest Animation Festival 2017 (Portland);  Ani’mest Festival 2017 (Bucharest); Film & Video Symposium of Video Poetry 2018 (Los Angeles); Zebra Poetry Film Festival (Muenster) 2018; Heart of the City Festival (Vancouver) 2018; So Limitless & Free Festival (Montreal) 2018 BEST NEW ART FORM FILM WINNER; Newlyn International Short Film Festival (Cornwall, England, 2019), Film and Video Poetry Symposium 2019 (Moscow, Russia)

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Omelet

Omelet Screen Shot 5(2012) – written, narrated and produced by Fiona Tinwei Lam, with animation by Toni Zhang with Claire Stewart, sound design by Tinjun Niu)

Screenings:  Visible Verse 2012 (Vancouver),  International Poetry Film Festival 2013 (Athens), Zebra International Poetry Film Festival 2014 (Berlin),  Interfilm Poetry Film Festival 2014 (Berlin), Sadho Poetry Film Festival 2015 (Delhi), Cadence Video Poem Festival 2018 (Seattle)

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AquariumAquarium Screen Shot 3

(2011) Written, narrated and produced by Fiona Tinwei Lam, with animation by Chelsea Ker and sound design by Tinjun Niu)  

Screenings:  Video Bardo Festival 2012 (Buenos Aires), Co-Kisser Festival 2013 (Minneapolis) BEST IN CATEGORY PRIZE (Relationships),  International Poetry Film Festival 2013 (Athens),  Sadho Poetry Film Festival 2015 (Delhi),  Arts in Nature Festival Aug 25-26, 2018 (Seattle) 

Chrysanthemum

 (2009) Written and produced by Fiona Tinwei Lam, and filmed by Alan Goldman)

Screenings:  Visible Verse 2009 (Vancouver), International Poetry Film Festival 2013 (Athens)

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