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Colm Scully is a Poet and Poetry Film Maker from Cork Ireland. 

His films have been shown, and won awards, internationally.

His poetry is published in many anthologies and magazines.

He is available to make Poetry Films or conduct workshops on Poetry Film/Video Poetry.


Formerly a chemical engineer, Colm now spends his time writing and interpreting poetry through film.

Poetry: His collection 'What News, Centurions?' is published by New Binary Press. He won the Cúirt New Writing Prize in 2014 and was selected for Poetry Ireland Introductions in the same year. He has been commended in The Gregory O'Donoghue Prize. Colm's poems have been published in Poetry ireland Review, The Friday Poem, Howl, Cyphers, Crannóg, Abridged, Skylight 47, Burning Bush, Philosophy Now, The Stony Thursday Book and many others.

Poetry Film: Colm has made over thirty Poetry Films including collaboration with  Conor McManus, Mags Creedon, Sue Blue and  Anton Floyd. His films have been shown/shortlisted at festivals all over the world including Fastnet Film Festival, IndyCork Film Festival, Slippery Elm Poetry Film Prize, Lyra Bristol Poetry Festival, Ó Bhėal Poetry Film Competition, 10th International Video Poetry Festival, Reel Poetry Houston, Carmarthen Bay Film Festival, Newlyn Film Festival and many more. He won 1st Prize at Spark Micromania Film Competition, Rabbits Heart Poetry Film Competition and Slippery Elm Danna Tulley Prize.

Fiction: Colm's short stories have been published in From the Well, Cork County Libraries and The Honest Ulsterman.

Other: He has been an adjudicator at several poetry film competitions in Ireland and abroad, including organising the Drumshanbo Written Word Weekend Poetry Film Competition 2022 and 2023. 

Colm has given workshops on poetry film throughout Irealnd and at The Scottish Poetry Library in Edinburgh.

He is a board member of Ó Bhéal Poetry Events Cork.

His  films have been shown in The Glucksman Gallery, UCC Cork as part of a Digital Humanities international conference.


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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