THE WORD: RISE OF THE SLAM POETS is a powerful multi-platform series for ABC ARTS featuring challenging and inspiring spoken word ‘slam’ poets from across Australia.
The series combines documentary and videopoetry to showcase a new generation of Australian poets from diverse cultures, and gives an insight into contemporary slam poetry culture, rap and literature.
THE WORD: RISE OF THE SLAM POETS is a smart short form television in a format ideal for online sharing and social media.
Available to view in Australia vie ABC iVIEW.
CREATOR/CO-DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Timothy Parish (Verb Studios)
CO-DIRECTOR: Darius Devas (Being Films)
PRODUCER: Adam Farrington-Williams (Perseus Pictures)
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Shannon Swan (Resolution Media)