Filmpoem is an innovative collaborative venture led by artist Alastair Cook dedicated to the filming of poetry, a philanthropic project committed to attracting new audiences to poetry.
Scene was written by Morgan Downie, a poet and an Orcadian by formation. He has had a long and varied career in healthcare and this is the first of two poetry-films commissioned as part of This Collection, screened at the McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. Scene is read by Alastair Cook.
Scene premiered at the ZEBRA Film Poetry Festival in Berlin in October 2010.