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Filmpoem is an artists’ moving image project founded by artist Alastair Cook in 2010. Working in association with The Poetry Society, we are an international touring film festival, committed to delivering education and community projects as well as producing and promoting the work of poets, filmmakers and composers. Contact us through the link above.


Filmpoem Festival Fifteen

Filmpoem Festival Fifteen is a series of events and screenings. After our successful Antwerp festival in 2014, we are working with The Poetry Society and a series of universities and poetry festivals, presenting Filmpoem’s established mix of poetry-film, live film performance, poets, filmmakers, and discussions. “The combination of film and poetry is an attractive one. […] read more

Filmpoem Fife

The National Poet of Scotland has been working with Filmpoem to develop the poetic skills of young people in Fife, working with the project Fife Youth Arts – together we have made four new poetry-films. An accompanying book has been published by Documenting Britain. Six Feet was written by Jonah Lorimer as part of the […] read more
Filmpoem 49/ Alba

Filmpoem 49/ Alba

Alba is part of a series of films commissioned by Absent Voices, a group of artists focused on the celebration of the post-industrial Greenock Sugar Sheds. The series was screened at Body Electric in Colorado USA (2013), Filmpoem Festival in Dunbar, Scotland (2013), Felix Poetry Festival in Antwerp, Belgium (2014) and Absent Voices in Greenock, […] read more
All images and films copyright Alastair Cook 2015 unless expressly indicated otherwise.